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What to Consider When Budgeting for Your New Deck

April 19, 2022

It is crucial to have a budget when planning any home renovation project. Whether you are planning for a deck makeover or want to build a whole new deck, you need to understand what factors can affect the cost of your new deck. With the right budget in place, you can be prepared for your […]

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 TimberTech Decking Cost and Budgeting

December 3, 2021

Winter is right around the corner, so now is a great time to start planning to build and budget for a new deck in the spring.

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Comparing deck and patio designs

November 30, 2021

When choosing how to design your custom deck for your home, there are a variety of designs you can choose from to create a relaxing and functional outdoor oasis.

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Build Your Deck for Year-Round Use

November 4, 2021

Pittsburgh weather allows you to enjoy the changing of the season from fall to winter and spring to summer. As restrictions from COVID-19 begin to lift, you will likely be spending this year socializing more with friends and family and enjoying the ever-changing weather Pittsburgh has to offer. To make socializing with family and friends […]

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Should I Repair or Replace my Deck?

September 30, 2021

If you’ve noticed some issues with your deck, such as loose floorboards, you may be wondering whether it is time to repair or replace your deck. At Quaker State Construction, we have put together some tips on what to look for when evaluating your deck to help you determine if it can be repaired or […]

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Choosing Your Next Deck Builder

August 6, 2021

While you can easily put a fresh coat of paint on your kitchen walls or plant some new flowers in your garden, expanding your home with a deck is a project best left to the experts. When looking to build a deck, you need to choose your contractor very carefully. The deck builder you select […]

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Tips for Choosing the Right Deck Designer

July 22, 2021

Adding a deck to your home is a significant investment and will serve as the foundation of everything else you do regarding the rest of your backyard design. To protect that investment in your home, you want to make sure you choose the right deck designer for the job.

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Deck Materials – How to Choose the Right Type for Your Dream Deck

June 30, 2021

Suppose you’re interested in installing a new deck for entertaining and relaxing or replacing your existing deck. In that case, it’s essential to consider the amount of outdoor space you are working with to help you determine the best decking materials for your deck project. While choosing between the location of your deck, the textures, […]

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Your Deck

June 23, 2021

When working on a home improvement project, the last thing you want to do is make a mistake that can drive your costs up. At Quaker State Construction, we want to help our customers avoid common mistakes that can occur when designing a deck to help ensure you receive the custom deck you want without […]

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Lumber Prices and What it Means for Your Deck

May 5, 2021

Lumber prices have risen to record highs due to the stress and strain the pandemic has put on the lumber industry. The costs for lumber rose to more than 1,000 per 1,000 square board feet. Prices have now dropped down to $859 per 1,000, but this is still double the pricing from November of 2020.

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