Dream Big With These Rooftop Deck Ideas

Posted by Joni Aveni on Tue, May 26, 2020 @ 05:05 AM

Do you love the inviting ambiance of your local rooftop restaurant and want to re-create that convivial feeling at home? Have you often envisioned a serene outdoor oasis for your yoga or meditation practice? Why not dream big with these rooftop deck ideas!

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Topics: Ipe Decking, Hardwood Decking, Machiche Decking, Rooftop Decks, Eurotec Decking System

Pro Tips: 7 Wow-Factor Tricks For Installing DIY Hardwood Decking

Posted by John Parent on Tue, Apr 28, 2020 @ 05:04 AM

An old carpenter once told me:

“It doesn’t have to be perfect; it just has to work right and look right.” 

While that’s not always true in life, in the case of decking it is.  If you have minor underlying problems that affect measurements or squaring, a little planning and some “fudgery” (from the Latin: fudgicus maximus) will make them disappear. A beautiful Mataverde hardwood deck can increase both the value and enjoyment of your home. With some preparation and attention to detail, anyone can get the job done with professional looking results.


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Topics: Hardwood Decking Installation, Hardwood Decking, Remodeling tips, decking, DIY Decks

Pro Tips For DIY Homeowners: 10 Deck Framing Issues To Look For

Posted by John Parent on Tue, Apr 14, 2020 @ 05:04 AM

Installing or replacing decking is a relatively simple process that many handy homeowners can do themselves.

Today, we are sharing 10 tips on decking framing for DIY projects. In a future post we will share 10 more tips on decking materials so watch for that blog! Not subscribed to the blog yet? Sign up now so you don’t miss it!

A beautiful hardwood deck is the focal point of any house. It’s a place to relax, entertain, and spend time with friends and family so you want to do it right. Though it’s not complex, there a few tricks that can make the install of a replacement hardwood decking go smoothly, look professional, and cleanly done when completed. So, if you are opting for a DIY decking project you can save time and money by following these tips from our pros at Mataverde Decking. 


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Topics: Hardwood Decking Installation, Hardwood Decking, Remodeling tips, DIY Decks

Choosing the right type of decking for your property

Posted by Nora Velazco on Tue, Mar 17, 2020 @ 05:03 AM

High-quality exterior decking is an excellent way to enhance the character and value of your home. Choose wisely and you can transform your yard or rooftop into an elegant, easy to maintain leisure space.

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Topics: Hardwood Decking

Should I Hire an Architect to Design My Deck?

Posted by Gina Honold on Tue, Mar 10, 2020 @ 05:03 AM

Decks have become outdoor extensions of the home. The humble platform deck of yesteryear has gone by the wayside in favor of multi-purpose decks that handle different uses. Now decks have covered sections, hot tubs, sinks and grills, and fireplaces. In order to build a deck with any of these items, you need blueprints for the contractors to follow when constructing the deck.

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Topics: Hardwood Decking