Covered Decks and Patios Add Unique Style to Your Home

Covered decks or patios can give you more shade, increase your home’s curb appeal, and create a beautiful outdoor space you can’t help but spend time in. There are many deck and patio coverings, so choosing one can sometimes feel complicated. Read on to learn about the different coverings, their benefits, and some styling suggestions. […]

Get Cozy with 7 Deck Privacy Ideas

If you live on a busy road or have close neighbors, your deck space might feel too exposed to prying eyes for comfort. The sights and sounds of the elements around you might throw off the fun summer vibes you want to experience. Or, perhaps the view does not inspire you to spend much time […]

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 […]

How to Decorate a Deck with Plants

woman on a deck decorated with plants

Have you recently moved and now finally own that beautiful deck you’ve always wanted? Maybe you are already a homeowner but are looking to re-decorate for better entertainment ambience? Perhaps you have realized it is time to add plant life into your mix of decor?  In this article, we will explore how to decorate a […]

School at Home? Turn Your Home Deck into a Classroom

young boy student with backpack holding a back to school sign in front of a home deck

As the world changes, we all have to find new ways of adapting to the situation around us. More and more of us are spending large amounts of time in our homes and are looking for ways to make the most of the space we have. From transforming bedrooms to crafting study spaces, every nook […]

Will Adding a Deck Increase My Home’s Resale Value?

happy man enjoying a drink on a deck outside his home

In the current property market, getting an excellent price for your house can be a challenge. As a homeowner, you will want to do everything you can to sell your home and add value to every square foot. However, there may be one area you have yet to consider: did you know that a deck […]

7 Signs Your Deck Needs a Facelift

lumber and screws

During spring, summer, and fall, you want an attractive and functional deck, not one that’s flaking, rotting, leaning, or threatening to collapse. Giving your older deck a facelift can (thankfully) be a simple project with the right help. Dupont Decks is here to help put life and fun into our warm seasons (they go by […]

How to Budget for a New Deck

rocking chair on porch

When you sit down to budget for your deck, you might not consider it a rip-roaring good time. Budgeting can be dry, and it can be kind of a buzzkill, since you realize all your limitations and obstacles. Get in touch with Dupont Decks to request an estimate for your dream deck. On the other […]

Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Deck

clean boards next to dirty boards

With the Stay Home order this spring, you likely have been spending a little more time than usual around your house- and to notice- this place could use some work! More people are looking to their backyards for relaxation and enjoyment. If you are looking for ways to improve your yard, look no further than […]

Deck Building Mistakes You Want to Avoid

man screwing boards together

Planning your little piece of heaven outdoors means bringing to life your visions of barbeques, get-togethers with friends and family, plus having outdoor space to relax in a comfy lounge chair. However, nothing shatters your hard-won vision like deck building mistakes. Hang in there with us while we detail a few all-too-common deck building mistakes […]

How to Create a Welcoming Deck

chairs on a back patio overlooking the woods

Everyone has that friend…you know the one with an amazing, welcoming deck? Maybe they have the most comfortable chairs. Perhaps the layout is incredible, and there is space for everyone. Whatever the reason, and there are many, their deck is the perfect place to hang out and enjoy friends. The question becomes, how does one […]

Safety Checklist for Your Deck

unfinished wooden planks

Spring is here, and summer is fast approaching. With the warm weather, people will be outside much more in the coming months. However, if you haven’t performed a deck safety checklist, those warm nights could end in disaster. If you have a deck full of friends and family, the last thing you want is an […]