"StixnStones" Blog

What is Outdoor Living?

Posted by Teresa Batterson on Wed, Aug 31, 2011 @ 13:08 PM

Moving the indoors to the outdoors is becoming a popular trend. If you enjoy spending most of your time outside, an outdoor living space may be right for you. Today people are busy installing just about everything outdoors - complete kitchens, living areas, bars, fire pits - even electronics, like flat screen TVs. The choices are endless, and vary depending on individual interests, outdoor space available, as well as costs. There are a number of things to consider when you decide you want to build an outdoor living space. You will need a foundation, such as an existing deck or patio. If you’re building a deck from scratch, you have options such as multiple levels. Each level could be a different room. This would be ideal for someone who would like a kitchen area separate from a lounge area.

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Tags: Outdoor Living, Outdoor Space, Decking

TimberTech Composite Decking

Posted by Teresa Batterson on Tue, Aug 23, 2011 @ 14:08 PM

TimberTech is an exquisite choice for your deck, with many appealing qualities that make it impossible to resist. In addition to its elegant look, TimberTech is eco-friendly as well as safe, which is often a make-or-break factor when homeowners install material into their homes. TimberTech has a number of qualities that won’t make you second guess letting your children walk barefoot on your deck. Due to the use of inorganic pigments, the amount of heat that is stored in your deck is significantly less than traditional wood. In addition, it’s also more slip resistant than traditional wood, and the technologically-advanced material resists warping and splintering.

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Tags: Composite Decking, TimberTech, Decking