If you're thinking of building a deck or doing something to improve your backyard space, you are at the right place.
We have real construction experience - over twenty years.
Hundreds of decks (and even custom homes) later, we are here to share a wealth of knowledge with you to help you on your deck building journey.
We have have even developed and brought new innovative building products to market - that solve problems people everywhere face on the job site.
Rich started his first contracting company at age 21 but began swinging a hammer much earlier than that and comes from a family of builders and engineers.
He shares his first hand experience from job sites. He is a creative force and innovator of building products and he loves to help people build and design to their true potential.
You get to dig into our growing body of content from building tips, techniques and videos to real projects built by other builders so you can build a better deck.
It's free. We feel good knowing it will help people.
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Back in 2004 we launched our site knowing very little about the web. We started out as Ideas For Deck Designs and grew both content and visitors.
Full of the excitement of sharing our experience with homeowners like you who wanted to learn more so they could either do it themselves or have the knowledge to hire the right builder - we pressed on.
During that time we continued to build decks - and some homes - and even brought some patented products to market.
So we know of what we
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We are not a huge corporation or owned by some global media conglomerate whose mission is world domination.
As a result, you'll get a perspective that is unique among most of the sites you will find. We are just trying to be the glue that brings together...
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