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September 21st, 2017

Triangle Deck Builders Raleigh Eze Breeze Porch

While enjoying time on your porch during the warm Carolina summer can be relaxing, having the right enclosure can make a big difference in how much you enjoy it. With no enclosure, you’ll get the breeze, but also the rain and insects along with it. With a screen, you’ll get the breeze, and the insects will be kept out, but your view will be somewhat obstructed, and the rain has no problem passing through. This leaves you with glass enclosures. These are very expensive and when they…

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September 12th, 2017

Triangle Deck Builders Raleigh Exotic Wood

When looking for the right decking material, our Raleigh Durham area customers will ask about a material’s strength, lifespan, cost, and appearance. It is often a matter of balancing these elements to find decking that will look good, last a long time, and fit within your budget. Exotic woods are newer on the domestic American scene, but they should definitely be included in the mix when one is considering their options.   What are “exotic woods?” The decking that is…

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August 30th, 2017

triangle deck builders raleigh composite deck

  The Triangle’s weather is great for enjoying time out on a deck, but if you want to avoid sanding and staining that deck every year, it matters what materials you use. Composite materials have been used for quite a while and offer many benefits over traditional wood, and even over pressure-treated wood. Triangle Deck Builders offers composite decking to give more choices to our customers that may extend the life of their decks.   Composite Decking: Durable and…

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August 28th, 2017

triangle deck builders skylights

The reason you built a screened porch was because you wanted to enjoy the Raleigh-Durham area’s great outdoors. But, sometimes it seems you just aren’t getting the sun or the breeze you expected. It could be that the back of your house just happens to face an area that doesn’t get a lot of sun or a lot of wind. That’s okay, though, because there are solutions to the dark, breezeless porch.   Install Skylights Installing skylights on an existing screened porch is a…

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July 12th, 2017

triangle deck builders raleigh pergola

In the United States, we often use the term arbor to describe a garden feature on which vines are often hung. This isn’t always accurate, though. Arbors are more of an arch, generally, while pergolas are a fuller structure with four or more posts. A pergola is what you see on a patio or out in a yard covering a larger space. The pergola has posts connected by crossbeams with some lattice work on top. It almost gives the feel of being inside a room but is almost entirely open. They are…

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