5 Ideas for Taking Your New Deck to the Next Level

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Building a deck is a great way to enjoy the outdoor space of your home, especially during the warmer months of the year. There are also plenty of ways to customize your deck so that you can enjoy it even more. The following are 5 ways that you can customize your deck: Build a pergola – Offer some protection from the sun without blocking it … [Read more...]

Construction Salaries Are Going Up

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Even after the recession ended and the economy began to recover, wages have risen very unevenly across all industries – something that isn’t very common. Over the course of history, the recovery of an economy would usually lead to more uniform pay raises. Fortunately, wages are beginning to rise within the construction industry. On average, wages … [Read more...]

Using Wood for Retaining Walls in Your Yard

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If you’re looking to add more safety and security to your yard, then you should think about putting up a wood retaining wall. The following are a few tips for putting up a wood retaining wall on your own: Use wood stakes and nylon strings in order to set up a representation of height and perimeter for your wall. Create a trench 12 inches deep … [Read more...]