Is Hardwood Decking Better Than Softwood?

Is Hardwood Decking Better Than Softwood?

Whether you’re planning to build a deck yourself or hiring a contractor to build one for you, there are a few choices you have to make, and one of them is hardwood or softwood decking. Many people begin by considering what type of wood will look best or they like...
Do I Need A Permit To Build a Deck?

Do I Need A Permit To Build a Deck?

Before building a deck on your property, it’s important to consider whether you’re allowed to. It’s a strange question, what you can and cannot build on your own property, but it’s the way it is and ensures safety for the landscape, your neighbors, and yourself....
Does a Deck Add Value to A Home?

Does a Deck Add Value to A Home?

We can all appreciate additional outdoor space that’s cozy and well-maintained, but how does it add value to your home? Our professionals at MasterDecks disclose insight that may help affirm the value of your existing deck or convince you to get one installed. Let’s...
How Much Does It Cost to Build a Deck?

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Deck?

There’s nothing quite like experiencing the natural beauty of the Puget Sound.  The sublime waterfront views, the picturesque landscape of the Cascades, the gentle breezes drifting off the Sound, these are all unique aspects of life in this region found nowhere else. ...
Maximize Your Deck Time: Redfin Feature

Maximize Your Deck Time: Redfin Feature

One of the greatest perks of the PNW is that we get to enjoy all four seasons. It sounds cliche, but you’d be surprised how rare that actually is in other parts of the country! Sure, it’s a little more damp in our neck of the woods, but homeowners in the “upper left...