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Does a Deck Really Add Value to Your Home?

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Tweet Any type of home improvement requires careful consideration, especially where the budget is concerned. As the homeowner, you want your remodeled home to do more than just look pretty. You want something that adds value, even if you have no immediate plans to sell. If your next home improvement phase involves building a deck, […]


How to Properly Care for a Wood Deck in Georgia

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Tweet If you have a wood deck then this post is for you! Most people agree that a wood deck is a beautiful addition to any home, and they are right. Whether it is painted or stained to reveal the lovely natural grain of the wood, a deck adds an entirely new dimension to a […]


Should You Choose to Build a Wood or Composite Deck?

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Tweet   Congratulations! You have decided to build a deck onto your home. What a wonderful choice this was, since they can add beauty to your home and give your family a nice place to gather during nice weather. And we see a lot of weather here in Georgia! Now, the question is will you […]


Considering a Pergola: What You Need to Know

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Tweet A pergola is a nice outdoor structure for many homes. If you have been thinking about getting one constructed, you need to decide between a readymade one, or a custom built one. The beauty of having a contractor build your pergola is that you have a major say in the design of this structure. […]


Transform your Backyard into a Relaxing Oasis

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Tweet If you have a backyard that you have not been paying much attention to, now is the time for a change. We’re just getting ready to go into another hot and gorgeous summer here in Roswell, GA and the surrounding areas. You can make your backyard into the best place to relax or entertain […]


Four Questions that Will Help Solidify Your Decision to Remodel

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Tweet Home additions are an excellent way to increase the square footage of your home and increase the monetary value as well. Some homeowners feel that it is better to sell their existing home and buy a bigger one, and that’s perfectly okay, too. Today we’re going to go over four questions that every homeowner […]


Our Diverse Portfolio Includes More than Decks

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Tweet Most of our blog posts focus on decks because we really enjoy designing and building them and helping people learn best practices in deck maintenance. But we handle so much more than deck building in the Atlanta area. Today we wanted to give you a brief overview of the other types of home improvement […]


Another Amazing Georgia Spring and Summer Are on Their Way

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Tweet Here we are three months into 2015 and our spring building season is already underway with some amazing decks and more outdoor projects planned throughout April. What are your outdoor plans for this spring and summer? How would you like to include the addition of a deck or some other outdoor living projects to […]


Local contractor wins contest

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Tweet [Reprinted from The Gwinnett Daily Post, March 7, 2015] Gwinnett contractor Joel Harper of Leisure Time Decks recently won the Wood, Naturally Build and Design Sweepstakes, a nationwide call for submissions of outdoor living and interior design projects using softwood lumber. Harper has been in the construction industry for 30 years, specializing in decks […]