9 All-Season Outdoor Great Room Ideas

Posted by Joni Aveni on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 @ 05:01 AM

One of the things we love most about our part of the country is enjoying all four seasons. We decided to build an outdoor great room as an extension of our home rather than a summer-only deck. We wanted to design features that let us appreciate the space year-round.

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Topics: Garapa Decking, dream deck, backyard deck, hardwood decks, outdoor room design

Stylish Hardwood Decking Ideas For Your Home

Posted by Nora Velazco on Tue, Sep 29, 2020 @ 05:09 AM

With natural aesthetic beauty, long-lasting durability, and all-round affordability, a stylish hardwood deck adds character and definition to your home or deck design. Hardwood decking gives you the opportunity to customize your outdoor living space with a natural wood, adding an extra dimension and your own personality, while increasing the value of your home.

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Topics: Ipe Decking, Rooftop Decks, decking, dream deck, inspiring deck ideas, hardwood decks

Uplifting Multilevel Deck Designs

Posted by Liza Sivek on Tue, Aug 18, 2020 @ 05:08 AM

Elevate your deck design to new heights.

Have you ever admired a gorgeous multilevel deck and thought "but that's not practical for me"? We have good news...


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Topics: Hardwood Decking, dream deck, backyard deck, outdoor living, deck design ideas, multi-level deck

Flat Out Spectacular Single Level Deck Design Ideas

Posted by Liza Sivek on Tue, Aug 4, 2020 @ 05:08 AM

If you are considering a single or ground level deck, you already know it can save you money, time, and labor. However, simple does not necessarily mean basic. In fact, a single level deck has "next level" benefits including budget, design, safety, and adaptable space. Here's some ways to make that work to your advantage.


An artist retreat in Maine featuring a Garapa ground level deck.

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Topics: Hardwood Decking, dream deck, backyard deck, outdoor living, deck design ideas

10 Dream Ipe Deck Ideas For Your Backyard

Posted by Liza Sivek on Tue, Jun 30, 2020 @ 05:06 AM

When dreaming of adding a hardwood deck to your home, you may be picturing a quiet oasis for yourself, or an outdoor room for family to gather in. We suggest picturing it in Ipe, one of the highest quality and most durable exotic hardwoods you can choose for your dream deck. It outlasts and outperforms virtually all other hardwood decking materials, staying just as beautiful and strong for decades, while still a low-maintenance option.

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Topics: Ipe Decking, Hardwood Decking, decking, dream deck, backyard deck, deck design ideas