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Our Favorite Covered Deck Designs

Our Favorite Covered Deck Designs There’s nothing like sitting outside in your backyard enjoying the scenery and beauty of the outdoors. Lounging on your deck is a relaxing way to take in the spring and summer months. Whether you use your space for entertaining friends and family or just enjoying quiet time to yourself, a covered deck can enhance your experience. Spending time outside is always fun in the spring, summer, and fall, but a covered deck allows you to enjoy your deck longer throughout the year. With protection from rain or the hot sun, you’ll be able to spend even more time enjoying your custom deck. If you are dreaming of a new covered deck, Dupont Construction and Remodeling is here to build you the custom deck you desire. From covered decks to screened-in porches to any custom deck you can think of, we are ready to design and

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A light wood deck platform poolside during the summer.

Simple Deck Plans to Get you Outside This Summer

Simple Deck Plans to Get you Outside This Summer Summer is fast approaching. Though many of us thought it might never return after the winter we had, there will be sunshine and barbequing before we know it. If you are hoping to entertain this summer, or want to enjoy some time outdoors at your house, it is not too late to consider your decking options. At Dupont Construction and Remodeling, we specialize in building a signature deck that you can enjoy year round. Your friends and family will love hanging out and watching the kids play on any of these simple deck ideas. If you are looking for a new deck or merely a facelift for your current deck, give us a call today. New Deck Construction If you don’t already have a deck at your home, you are missing out. If you have been thinking about building a new

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nice deck at a home in the woods

Spring Deck Ideas and Designs

Finally, the winter weather is on its way out, and springtime is just around the corner. As the snow begins to melt, and the days get longer, you may notice that you can’t help but find excitement in the upcoming change of seasons. Sunshine and blooming flowers will soon replace cold and grey days. With better weather comes more reasons to spend extra time outside. If you are like most people and enjoy being out in your yard, it’s time to get your outdoor living space in shape and ready for some springtime fun. Whether you are entertaining guests for a barbecue or just spending time in your yard relaxing as a family, spring is the perfect season to update and refresh your space with new deck ideas. As the days lengthen and warm up and you prepare for outdoor events and leisure, you might realize your deck needs a

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5 Facts to Consider When Replacing your Deck

With spring rapidly approaching, our hearts and minds are turning to thoughts of warmer, longer days. You may be eagerly awaiting the chance to hang out on your deck with friends and family on lazy summer afternoons and evenings. Or, you may be wishing you could spend time on your deck, but you know it needs some work first. Perhaps you don’t even have a deck yet. Spring and summer will be here before you know it, so now is the time to plan any deck work you need to be ready for the excellent weather that’s coming. The expert builders at Dupont Construction are here to help with outdoor deck designs and full deck replacement. How Do I Know if I Need a Deck Replacement?   Your deck pretty much takes the biggest beating out of any part of your house. It’s exposed to the elements year-round like your

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Custom Deck Ideas Your Family Will Enjoy Year Round

Custom Deck Ideas Your Family Will Enjoy Year Round There is nothing better than hanging out with your friends or family outside on your deck. Whether you’re grilling, watching the sunset, or listening to a game watching kids play, a deck is gathering place for all. Custom decks are an excellent addition for you to consider. There are countless deck design ideas that would make a great addition to your home. Call a Professional for a Custom Deck A custom deck design is an enticing idea, and also a little bit overwhelming. If you want that deck that inspires awe from your neighbors and friends, calling a professional is an easy first step. The experts at Dupont Construction and Remodeling more than twenty years of experience in the Minneapolis and St. Paul areas. If you want a custom deck, here are some incredible deck ideas that would make any backyard

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Deck Construction 101: Building the Deck Frame

Deck Construction 101: Building the Deck Frame Building a deck is sometimes pictured as a do-it-yourself backyard project. In American beer commercials, you’ll see a group of friends framing out a deck, and then relaxing at the end of the day on the finished product, enjoying a cold one. If you’re handy with power tools, have some construction experience, and are good with math, then building a deck is something you and your friends might want to tackle yourselves. If you are ready to bring in the pros who have crafted hundreds of decks of varying types across the area, then give us a call at Dupont Construction and Remodeling. Over the years, we’ve learned a thing or two about deck construction. Take these tips from the professionals before you dive in too deep. Determine the Type of Deck You Are Building Are you attaching the deck to your home

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Luxury oversized deck overlooking a Well-designed garden.

How to Find The Right Deck Building Contractor for your Design

How to Find The Right Deck Building Contractor for your Design Building an upscale deck that lets you enjoy the seasons from the comfort of your home is a dream for many homeowners. Your home may have come with a small stoop or no deck at all. Or, you might have outgrown the standard deck on your home, and you’re ready to replace it with something larger, more functional, or more stylish. In any of these cases, you need to find a deck building contractor to complete your job. At Dupont Construction and Remodeling, our specialty is quality, custom-built decks that you’ll enjoy for years to come. We hire only the best carpenters and installers to work with us, so we know some things about choosing a deck builder. Before you decide “who is the best deck builder near me?” and make your hiring decision, you’ll want to have some

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Repair and replacement of an old wooden deck or patio with modern composite plastic material

4 Things to Know About Composite and Wood Decks to Create your Dream Deck

If you love spending time outdoors with your friends and family, a spacious deck is an excellent way to enjoy an outdoor meal, quality family time, or to relax and enjoy the view by yourself. A deck can add value to your home as well as give you a place for you to get more out of your backyard. Imagine the fun you can have sitting on the deck watching the sun go down, or getting some needed fresh air. If you’re looking to revive your original deck, you might want to consider a deck facelift to get your deck up to date and useable. Or, you might be ready for a fantastic new composite decking design.  The custom deck builders at Dupont Construction and Remodeling are ready to create your dream deck. We are proud of our exceptional artistry and commitment to excellent customer service. If you want to

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Wintergarten (Veranda)

Benefits of a Four-Season Porch Vs Three-Season Porch With the temperate weather in Minnesota, you may be considering enclosing your patio or deck into a sunroom to extend your ability to enjoy the outdoors. Enclosed porches offer protection from inclement weather and bugs, so you can sip your chardonnay during a summer rainstorm without worrying about mosquitos, or look at the stars through your skylight on a chillier spring evening. Depending on your plans for how and how often you will use the room, what features you want to include, and your budget, you will need to decide between a three-season and a four-season room. If you have an existing deck, you can turn your deck into a four-season room. At Dupont Construction and Remodeling, we’ve helped hundreds of homeowners with enclosed porches, each one customized to their preferences and needs. Let’s look at the key differences between a three-season and a four-season porch to help you

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Home Additions that Are Worth Every Penny

Do you feel you are starting to outgrow your home? Whether your family is expanding or your current household members need some extra space for an office, family room, or spare bedroom, home additions are the perfect way to add the area you need to the home you already love. Moving may not be an option for you or you may love the home you are living in now. If you need to add a room to your home or create extra space, home additions can provide you what you need while adding value to your home. If you are in the planning and dreaming phase of your home addition, Dupont Construction and Remodeling is ready to partner with you to offer our expertise and quality craftsmanship to make the home of your dreams a reality. Home additions are one of our specialties, and you will enjoy working with our

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Screened porch and deck.

Get Outside More With a Screened Porch

Spending time in the outdoors can be refreshing and relaxing. Whether spending time with friends and family grilling, reading a good book in the sunshine, or simply enjoying the view, outside is a great place to be. If you love to spend time outside but often find yourself retreating into the house to escape bugs or to seek out somewhere cooler, you might want to consider a screened in porch. Screened in porches offer a refuge from the elements and pests, while still allowing you to enjoy the outdoors and fresh air. If you are looking to get more out of your yard, a screened in porch can help you spend even more time outdoors, no matter the season. You’ll have a dry, shady, protected place to sit and enjoy the company of your guests, relax and unwind, and appreciate the view. A screened in porch is entirely customizable. The

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7 Front Porch Ideas That Wow

Imagine a house with a beautiful front porch. Picture the colorful and comfortable chairs that adorn the porch, the intricate plants and flowers that line the porch, and the water feature that attracts the attention of all passing by. If you desire an awe-inspiring front porch but don’t know where to start, don’t worry. We have front porch ideas for every house. Whether you want functional and modern, or traditional and welcoming, Dupont Construction will help you achieve your dream porch. Call a Professional Your front porch is one of the first things, if not THE first thing, a guest sees when they come to your home. You want their first impression to be great. What better way than to have an inviting and attractive porch! Front Porch Ideas   Whatever your house looks like, there is a beautiful front porch design that will enhance your home. Whether you have

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