What Is a Louvered Roof?

by meredith on April 9, 2018

With a big push toward outdoor living and getting the great benefits of outdoor light, many homeowners are turning to new and improved ways of getting closer to the outdoors. One method gaining tons of popularity is a structure featuring a louvered roof. Unfamiliar with the term and looking for some answers? The deck building experts […]

Low-Maintenance Deck Railing Options

by meredith on December 11, 2017

Investigating your options for deck railing with an eye towards low-maintenance, easily handled materials? This brief guide to low-maintenance deck railing solutions will have you ready to make a choice in no time. Vinyl Inexpensive, easily maintained and cleaned, and highly versatile, vinyl avoids many of the issues common to higher-maintenance deck railing materials such […]

Do You Need to Clean Your Deck Before Resurfacing?

by Diamond Decks on November 8, 2017

If you’ve elected to resurface rather than replace your deck, you might be wondering what kind of preparation needs to take place before the ball gets rolling. Do you need to spend time sanding, power washing, and clearing your deck before your resurfacing specialist pays a visit? Today, the team at Diamond Decks is here […]

Should You Resurface Your Deck with Trex Materials?

by Diamond Decks on October 23, 2017

Considering Trex materials for the next time you resurface your deck? Composite materials are comparatively new in deck technology, but they’re already quite popular due to a blend of environmental friendliness, low maintenance, and long-lasting good looks. To help you decide whether Trex materials make sense for your deck, we’ve put together a quick look […]

Why Do Decks Pop in Cold Weather?

by Diamond Decks on September 25, 2017

When it starts to get colder, most decks start making noise. Strange thunks and moving sounds, like someone just walked on your deck. Pops and cracks, like something breaking or snapping. Creaking and whining noises, like a poorly oiled door hinge. These can make a homeowner quite worried about the state of their deck and […]

Sunroom FAQs & Answers

by Diamond Decks on August 24, 2017

Sunrooms have become very popular here in Maryland in recent years and offer many advantages. A sunroom can provide more living space in your home and create a unique, versatile and charming space for entertaining. Sunrooms help you enjoy outdoors with indoor comfort and help you enjoy the view around your home. If you’re considering re-purposing […]