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OSB Vs Plywood For Deck Roofing

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Deck roofing choices can often leave homeowners scratching their heads. Did you know that Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and Plywood are two of the most popular materials used for this purpose? In this blog, we’ll compare these options in terms of durability, cost-effectiveness, and installation process to help simplify your decision-making. Intrigued? Let’s explore which […]

Preventing & Repairing Wood Rot in Your Deck in 5 Quick Steps

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Are you dealing with a wood rot problem in your deck?  Wood rot left untreated can quickly spread and weaken the structural integrity of your deck. This article will provide insights into repairing wood rot as well as how to identify and prevent rotting issues on your deck.  After going through these steps, you will […]

Everything You Need To Know About Deck Railing

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Deck railing is probably one of your deck’s most critical safety aspects. It can potentially save your life, but it will also give your deck a finished look. Deck railing is required by law for all decks above ground level, so you can’t opt-out even if you’d like to. In fact, we strongly advise all […]

What Are Deck Tiles, And Are They Better Than Traditional Decking?

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Deck tiles are a new type of decking material that’s rapidly growing in popularity because of their design and ease of installation. All in all, deck tiles are not a bad choice for your outdoor space, but they’re nothing compared to the natural look of a cedar deck. In this article, we’ll go over the […]

The 5 Most Common Errors When Building A Deck

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If you want to protect the soundness of your deck, it is essential that you are aware of and avoid the numerous missteps that can occur during its building process. Any mistakes made in constructing a deck must be immediately resolved for safety reasons, from inaccurate measurements to design flaws or structural concerns. In this […]

Treating Cedar Wood: How To Maintain A Cedar Deck Or Fence?

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At Burgess Construction, most of our deck building or fence installation projects are with cedar. This is a beautiful wood species, but as with any soft wood, it has some downsides. For starters, cedar will need to be regularly sealed and stained, and many of our customers are not exactly happy when they hear this. […]

Quick Guide To Installing Deck Lighting

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Deck lighting is mandatory for most decks in most states. Unless you have a freestanding deck that’s on ground level and at the same time, you don’t care about your safety, then sure, you can skip deck lighting. But if you want to be safe when you climb on your deck at night, or simply […]

Vinyl Decking Cost In Snohomish County

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If you’re interested in building a deck and surfacing it with vinyl, one of the main concerns you’ll probably have will be in regard to the vinyl decking cost in Snohomish, WA. Vinyl decking is a great material that will save you from a lot of maintenance. It is, however, a bit pricier than wood […]

Top 5 Composite Decking Brands In 2023

When building your new deck, you’ll want to ensure that you use the best composite decking boards available. But which company offers high-quality products, great rewards, and unbeatable prices? At Burgess Construction, we love a couple of composite decking brands but recognize that sometimes our customers have different preferences. That’s why we always strive to […]