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Adding Interest to Your Deck with Plants

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Tweet Plants and flowers can be a wonderful addition to any deck. They add life and color, and there are many ways to incorporate them into your deck design. Today we’re going to talk about some great low maintenance options as well as container gardening and other ways to beautify your deck with plants. Low […]

Pet Friendly Decks in Atlanta Georgia

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Tweet Pets have become a natural part of home ownership for many homeowners. Many have come to realize that enjoying their yard in the summer is best done with the companionship of their furry friends. Some go as far as to build elaborate doghouses or entire agility training courses in the back yard so their […]

Unique Deck Features to Personalize Your Atlanta Area Deck

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Tweet Building a deck is a wonderful way to add a new, beautiful, usable space to your home. Like any addition or remodeling project, one of the most fun things about designing your new deck is personalizing it. Adding unique features to your deck can add style suited to your personal tastes. Today we’re going […]

How to Hire a Deck Builder in Atlanta

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Tweet A deck is a great addition to any home. Whether renovating an existing deck or making a new one, homeowners need to find just the right contractor to get the job done. Many contractors offer this service, and it can become a daunting task to just select one. However, there are ways in which […]

How to Winterize Your Pergola and Deck

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Tweet As the summer ends and we march towards winter, it’s time to start thinking of winterizing your pergola and other outdoor structures. You may be curious as to why we’re talking about winterizing your Atlanta-area deck, but remember winter 2014? Early predictions for winter 2015 indicate more snowfall for northern states, and we may […]

How to Build an Eco-Friendly Deck

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Tweet You need a deck builder who is on board with eco-friendly materials and building practices if you plan to build an eco-friendly deck. Hire a contractor who specializes in custom buildings and outdoor living spaces. Leisure Time Decks, in the North Atlanta metro area, is just that type of company. We strive to use […]

How to Effectively Rid your Deck of Pet Odors

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Tweet Pets don’t often realize the difference between going to potty outside vs. going on your deck, which happens to be technically outside of their normal living space. The best-behaved dog may even find the idea of an outdoor living area confusing, so you’re not alone if your dog goes out on the deck. We […]

Issues to Consider Before Building a Deck

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Tweet Are you thinking about having a deck built for your home? Decks are amazing and provide many different fun features; it all depends on what you want out of your deck. Maybe you would like a deck that is perfect for outdoor parties, or maybe you would like the perfect deck for relaxing. No […]