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…

Patterns by the Pool: Ipe, Cedar, & Tension Cable
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Patterns by the Pool: Ipe, Cedar, & Tension Cable

When the owners reached out to us they had just installed a brand new pool. They were ready to enjoy the hotter months floating in cool water, but there was still the issue of how to access the pool. The new pool was separated from the old deck by a large grassy area. Once again…

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…