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Double Your Storage Space With Simple Creativity

One of the most common complaints we hear from our clients is lack of storage space. What they don’t realize is that even owners of the smallest homes can Double Your Storage Space with some simple but creative modifications. Here are some ideas: Kitchen Appliance garages--special cabinets with roll-down doors--can hide items like toasters, mixers, [...]

How to Work With Your Contractor

Are you planning to remodel your home?  If the answer is yes, here are some tips on how to establish and maintain a good working relationshop with your remodeling contractor. Of course you believe you’re a reasonable, understanding person with whom anyone would be happy to work. However, if you’ve never been involved with remodeling [...]

How to Create Basements with Flair

Looking for space to put an exercise room, entertainment center, or playroom in a basement? Go underground! If your home has an unfinished basement, remodeling might be a great way to transform this commonly under-used space. When considering a basement remodel, start by making a floor plan. Be sure to mark the location of your [...]

Deck Safety

If you have a deck, you need to check for deck safety : decaying or split wood - you can use a tool like a screwdriver or ice pick to see if it penetrates the wood a quarter inch without splintering, if it penetrates, decay may be present   Flashing – the flashing is where [...]

Grilling Safely- How to protect your home, and siding!

A common mistake that we get calls about is people who have their grill to close to the house. Vinyl siding or aluminum siding can get severely damaged if the grills are too close to your home. As a reminder, if you are going to use grill, keep it at least 10 feet from your [...]

Why choose a screened-in porch?

Why do some people prefer screened in porches over decks? Bugs! Stink bugs, flies, hornets, wasps, yellow jackets, mosquitoes – these stinging and flying insects native to Georgia  force you to arm yourself with bug spray, flyswatters, and citronella candles when you are trying to  enjoy  your luxurious outdoor living space. What if you didn’t [...]

2 Questions we received at Dunwoody Arts Festival

2 Questions we received at Dunwoody Arts Festival    Can an AZEK Deck be used near water? Yes. AZEK Deck resists moisture; therefore, it can be used near water. Can I power wash AZEK Deck? AZEK Deck can be power washed using a fan tip and keeping the pressure at 1300 PSI or lower. First try [...]

AZEK Decks Question

While we were at the Dunwoody Arts Festival, many people stopped by, and had tons of questions. We loved answering them, and will try and answer a few here too. Does AZEK Decks get mold on it? Mold and mildew on AZEK Decks do not penetrate into the deck board. Surface mold and mildew on [...]

Unique Decks with Azek

We love to build a unique deck. Our decks do not look like the average deck. Our decks get noticed and stand out. Our homeowners love the decks we do. Our clients wanted a deck that will stand out in the neighborhood, and is easy to maintain. We love Azek decking because it is beautiful [...]