Three Spaces (Entry Porch, Deck, and Concrete Patio)
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Three Spaces (Entry Porch, Deck, and Concrete Patio)

This project created three spaces: The entry area with well-lit steps that come on every evening. There is handrail for the steps but no guardrails on the side. This was a choice to keep it open and accessible. The main deck which has integrated lighting controlled by remote, as well as two gates to keep…

Garapa Decks Over The Salt Marsh
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Garapa Decks Over The Salt Marsh

This garapa deck takes full advantage of the lovely views. We opened up the kitchen to an inviting outdoor deck space overlooking the salt marsh. Although the deck’s size is modest (perfectly fitting the home and backyard), there were some large obstacles to completing this project, even before we started the construction*. There were moments…

Multi Level Pool Deck with Dry Space: Fiberon Composite
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Multi Level Pool Deck with Dry Space: Fiberon Composite

This deck recover project included a side stairwell, upper deck, and lower pool deck. These three decks needed a face lift, but this project was so much more than just installing new boards. First, we needed to get the structure up to code. We replaced multiple posts and added structural ties throughout the deck. We…

Black Locust with Shou Sugi Ban
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Black Locust with Shou Sugi Ban

Sustainability and design were top priorities to the homeowners on this project. They sought an environmentally friendly decking material and decided on black locust. Black locust is a beautiful, fast growing, renewable, and rot resistant tree that reduces the demand for rain forest lumber. We used this hardwood for the deck and cascading stairs. Between…