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Deck Designs to Boost the Value of Your Home

Your home is the place where you can relax and be yourself. You have crafted and curated the perfect environment to let your best self shine. Someday though, the time will come to sell your home and move on to the next great adventure.  When that time comes, will your home be ready? While you hope that the sense of care and precision you applied to every aspect of your house shines through to potential buyers when it is time to sell, that may not always be the case.  If you are looking for ways to boost the resale value of your home, one exceptional idea is a deck addition. Homes that have a deck are more versatile, and therefore more appealing to potential buyers.  At Dupont Construction and Remodeling, we know how necessary a return on investment is to homeowners. Keep reading to discover some of the outdoor deck

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Curved Decks that are Awe-Inspiring

We all want our homes to be unique and exciting. That desire naturally extends to all of our outdoor features, more specifically, our decks. Your deck can increase your curb appeal, and even the overall value of your home.  To do all that, you want to make sure that you build a quality deck that will stand the test of time. It won’t hurt to make it visually appealing, as well. You might want to consider adding curved decking to your design board. If you value individuality and uniqueness, your deck should reflect that taste. At Dupont Construction and Remodeling, we care about your home. We want to provide you with results that will leave you satisfied for years to come.  Differences Can Be Beautiful No one wants their home to look just like everyone else. If you are looking to add a little spice to your deck design, consider

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How to be Sustainable with Your Decking Choices

Are you dreaming of warmer weather and those hot summer nights? If you are, then you already know that the best way to enjoy those particular nights is on your very own deck.  A beautiful and functional deck should operate as an extension of your indoor living spaces. It is a place to gather, laugh, eat, and bond. For homeowners, an excellent deck is often only second to the perfect kitchen on the wishlist.  The only way that the ideal deck could be even more perfect is if you build it out of sustainable decking materials. If you are like most people, though, the thought of a sustainably produced deck is easier imagined than done.  At Dupont Construction and Remodeling, our goal is to make your deck design an absolute breeze. Keep reading to learn all you need to know about sustainable decking materials. Let us take the mystery and

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7 Deck Maintenance Tips to Save Your Deck

Your deck is almost an outdoor living room, where you host guests, family, and friends. The people gathering on your deck need to be safe and comfortable so that everyone can relax and have fun. This statement may sound obvious, but the elements are always attacking your deck. Imagine if your living room were subject to direct sunlight, ice, rain, and wind. You would do everything in your power to protect this central area of your home. Once you have spent time, money, and effort on the perfect deck, you need to take care of it. Many deck owners do things every day that they do not realize are a threat to their backyard family hangout. These deck maintenance tips will keep your deck happy for years to come. If you are looking for a deck company you can trust, look no further than Dupont Construction and Remodeling. We have

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Getting the Most Out of Your Deck With Creative Organization

Fresh air does wonders for the soul. If you are lucky enough to have a deck, you can enjoy the splendor of nature all year long, weather permitting, of course.  Your deck should function as an extension of your living room. Picture spending long evenings, surrounded by friends and family, eating and laughing the night away.  What is the one thing that could ruin an evening such as this? Clutter and chaos everywhere, that’s what. It is hard to spend a carefree evening when the disorganized disorder surrounds you. Luckily, there are many creative deck ideas for storing items in an attractive and useful way. Want to hear some good news, though? If you are suffering from a disorderly deck, the answer is close at hand. Those of us at Dupont Construction and Remodeling would like to share with you the wealth of our experience.   Don’t become bogged down with

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Bringing Light to Your Outdoor Space

You will spend most of your time in your home, hopefully, surrounded by family and friends. Your home is the place where many of your memories will be made. Dinners will be eaten, laughter will be heard, and gatherings will take place. If you are lucky or smart enough to have a deck, you have one more place to entertain. Your deck is an extension of your home. But is your deck all it can be? An outdoor living remodel may be in line to create an awesome space to enjoy outside.   When the weather is at its finest, all we want to do is be outside. If your deck isn’t adequately lit, the party has to end when the sun goes down – what a shame. Luckily, you have a simple solution at your fingertips; lighting! If you have questions about how to make your deck a space

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10 Things to Ask Before Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a new contractor can feel like a gamble. How do you know you are hiring a hardworking, reliable, and trustworthy person? One of the greatest assets you own is your home. Don’t leave it in the wrong hands. Before you hire a contractor, do your due diligence. If you take the proper precautions, you have a better chance of saving yourself the hassle and headache of a botched construction job. If you are starting to get a little freaked out, take a breath and calm down. We got you covered. Your friendly and professional helpers at Dupont Construction have compiled a list of the essential questions you should ask a contractor before you hire one.  Give us a call and try them out on us, we promise we will pass.  Whatever you do, when you are looking for a new contractor, don’t hire one without asking him or her

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Deck Safety Is Crucial to a Comfortable Home

A deck can often be the thing that makes a house feel like a home. Even a house with a beautiful interior can suffer if the views of the outside are subpar. Dupont Construction and Remodeling can help you achieve a gracious home that is welcoming outside as well as inside. If you think of your deck as an outdoor expansion of your home, you want it to be comfortable. You and your visitors should feel just as at home on the deck as you do in the living room. That means your deck needs to be safe. Dupont Construction and Remodeling has the expertise you need. Our services include both new deck construction as well as deck remodeling. As a small, family-owned and operated business, Dupont Construction and Remodeling works closely with our customers to ensure their satisfaction. When it comes to safety, our detail-oriented crew goes above and

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Choosing the Best Composite Deck

When it comes to building your new deck, your choices for materials, design, and features seem endless. You’ll need to review and select your construction supplies from a long list of options.  You’ll also want to create a deck design that blends seamlessly with the rest of your house for a sleek and finished appearance. Further, picking out the best composite deck materials will ensure a long life and a pleasing look for this essential outdoor house addition. At Dupont Construction, we’re here to make hard things a lot easier. Our professional staff works with you, your style, and your budget to create the deck of your dreams.  Contact us today for a free estimate to create and build a deck you’ll love for years to come.   Clarify your needs before choosing materials Before selecting your deck material, there are a few questions you should ask yourself. Here’s how

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Fall and Winter Deck Decorating Ideas

The deck is the outdoor living space of the home. It is a place to gather; to eat, to laugh, to bond, and best of all, to decorate! We love this time of year here at Dupont Construction and Remodeling. We get the festive feels, just like you. We love to watch the leaves change with the season. We wait impatiently for the first snowflakes to Fall.  And where is the best place to do all this? Your deck! Your deck is the first thing people see when they visit your home. And you know the saying; you only get one chance to make a good first impression. We have compiled a list of our favorite deck decorating ideas. Let’s start with a few for Fall and then move on to Winter. We feel festive already. Now, let’s get decorating!   Fall Deck Decorating Ideas Ahhh, Fall; the season of

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How A Garage Workshop Can Get You Extra Space

Garages, in their modern iteration, have been around since the 1920s. At that point, most garages were converted from carriage houses to car storage and maintenance areas. Nowadays, a garage is an almost necessary component to any house. In fact, according to Realtor Magazine, a garage can increase a home’s value by up to 30,000 dollars.  The best part about a garage is its versatility. You can use your garage for car storage, general storage, band practice, home office, or, our personal favorite, a home garage workshop.  If you are thinking of building a garage addition or workshop, contact Dupont Construction and Realty for a free estimate. We will do everything we can to make sure you are not only satisfied but thrilled with the final product. At Dupont, our work is our word.   Why Should I Build A Garage Workshop? As we previously mentioned, a garage addition can

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5 Things to Look for in a Deck Builder

There are many benefits to building a deck onto your home. A deck can be a great way to enjoy the outdoors around your home without having to go very far. Finding an experienced deck builder can prove to be a daunting task, though. The addition of a deck can be a great area to place outdoor furniture and host a barbeque for all of your family and friends. Another essential advantage to having a beautiful deck built is the value it will add to your home. Building a beautiful deck and ensuring it will persevere over the years means picking the correct deck builder for the job. Doing proper research means you know what you will get with no confusion.  With nearly two decades of experience, you can be sure that choosing Dupont Construction and Remodeling is a great choice. They will listen to your needs and build you

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