Firepit vs. Fireplace: 8 Factors to Keep in Mind

Firepit vs Fireplace

If you’re thinking about getting a firepit vs. fireplace, it’s easy to get stuck wondering what the best choice would be. Depending on your lifestyle and personal preferences, one option might appeal to you more than the other, but it can be hard to know which one that would be until you try it out.  […]

Add Ambiance and Warmth With an Outdoor Deck Fireplace

Add Ambiance and Warmth With an Outdoor Deck Fireplace

A warm and cozy outdoor deck fireplace creates a charm for personal spaces. From the stunning appearance to the capacity for entertainment, outdoor decks are suitable for fire elements. You can capitalize on your personal property to create your desired ambiance. With appropriate attention to detail and planning, you can have a fireplace installed on […]

Create an Oasis with a Hot Tub Privacy Enclosure

A warm jacuzzi with a hot tub privacy enclosure

The bliss of a hot tub experience is unmatched. The relaxation of a hot tub makes it a worthwhile investment. When you buy the hot tub, one of the first things to do is secure its safety and privacy by creating a hot tub privacy enclosure.  But do you really need a hot tub enclosure […]

It’s Hip to Be Square — But So Are Curved Patios and Decks

A curved patio with wooden stairs.

We tend to think of houses as many right angles, from a square lot to a square living room. But that doesn’t mean your deck has to be square too. Curved patios and decks offer several advantages compared to a more traditional design, but they often go overlooked. Below, we outline some of the pros […]

Deck, Outdoor Screen Porch, or 4 Season Room – How to Choose

An outdoor screen porch with an outdoor sectional and rug.

Do you want to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors and improve the value of your home? An outdoor living addition such as a deck, outdoor screen porch, or 4 season room can boost your home’s value and provide a nice return on your investment.  And yet, how do you choose which addition is the […]

7 Ideas for Deck Lighting

The garland of light bulbs hanging on the wooden terrace

What’s your preferred way to use your deck – to host gatherings, catch some sun, or sit out looking at the stars? Regardless of its use, decking offers a wonderful addition to any home. However, as it gets darker in the evenings, using your decking can become difficult. Luckily, deck lighting can improve your decking […]

How To Maximize The Space On A Small Deck

A house with a small deck styled with furniture and plants.

Having access to a backyard deck or patio offers an expansion of your home to include the outdoors. A well-built and maintained deck can provide enjoyment for you and your family for many years. You don’t have to have the largest deck to get enjoyment out of it.  Just like other rooms in your home, […]

Family Friendly Custom Decks to Get Everyone Outside 

Family on their custom deck having a BBQ.

Summertime is the season for spending time outdoors. If you have little ones, you may be trying to get them away from the screens and into the sunshine. One great solution is to plan an outdoor space built with their needs in mind. Your outdoor custom deck can make a perfect space for the family […]

What is Composite Decking?

A professional installing composite decking with a power drill.

One of the most versatile building materials is composite decking. But what is composite decking?  We are here to help in the process of creating your dream deck. By using composite decking, we feel like we’re working with a sustainable and easy-to-maintain product. Keep reading for more information on what makes this such a great […]

Is Hiring a Custom Deck Company Worth It?

custom deck company building a deck and patio

Adding a new deck to your home or renovating an existing structure may seem like a project you can handle yourself. However, if there is one thing you can learn from watching HDTV home renovation shows, there are always surprises along the way. That’s why calling a custom deck company to design and build your […]

Choosing the Right Deck and Patio Builder for Your Project

deck and patio builders discussing a building plan

Patios and decks are so unique because they are an extension of our homes. When we build or remodel one, we are investing in our personal space and family time. Finding deck and patio builders who can be trusted and provide outstanding work is essential. Any construction company should be able to check individual boxes […]

The Best Covered Deck Ideas

friends having fun on a covered deck

You may see snow outside your window right now. It’s the perfect time to start thinking about covered deck ideas! Dupont Decks has maintained the Better Business Bureau’s highest rating over the past 12 years. The owners are local homeowners who are proud to serve their neighbors in Central Minnesota. Deck Building and Restoration Services […]