Decking & Outdoor Construction Blog

Dress Up Your Deck (And Weatherproof it Too) with These Deck Add-ons

Dress Up Your Deck (And Weatherproof it Too) with These Deck Add-ons

There it is! Your beautifully-built custom deck from SRI Decks. Now what? Don’t let a blah deck or Mother Nature prevent you from enjoying your custom deck space to its fullest. Maximize your outdoor time and make your deck one-of-a-kind with these fun additions....

Don’t Let Unwelcome Guests Ruin Your Good Time

Don’t Let Unwelcome Guests Ruin Your Good Time

Oops! The title of this blog may have been a bit misleading. We won’t be helping you with your judgy in-laws who are staying with you for weeks or your nosy neighbors who pop over to gossip when they see you enjoying your newly-crafted custom deck from your friendly...

Deck Maintenance: the Key to your Backyard Vacation

Deck Maintenance: the Key to your Backyard Vacation

Imagine paying tens- to hundreds of thousands of dollars on an extravagant, all-inclusive vacation. At those prices, it would be a vacation fit for royalty! And as you dream of sitting poolside after a day of sightseeing, enjoying the views of the pristine, turquoise...

Design a Porch With a Rooftop Deck

Design a Porch With a Rooftop Deck

Blame it on the spring season. The warmer temperatures have us dreaming up ideas of how we would like to be enjoying the outdoors while taking in Colorado’s gorgeous mountain views. So much so that we are writing another blog about adding a custom outdoor rooftop...

What factors should I consider when deciding what size deck to build?

What factors should I consider when deciding what size deck to build?

Adding a deck to your home is aesthetically pleasing, adds to the value of your home, and creates an inviting place to entertain guests. Clearly, a deck is a good option, but how big should you make it? To help you out, we asked some professionals to share which...

Convert Your Flat Roof Into a Balcony or Terrace

Convert Your Flat Roof Into a Balcony or Terrace

A rooftop party might sound like something exclusively for college kids or downtown bars. But you, too, can turn an unused roof space into a party spot if your roof is relatively "flat" (or with the addition of a flat roof extension if your current roof is too...

Patio vs. Porch. Wait, There’s a Difference?

Patio vs. Porch. Wait, There’s a Difference?

Although the terms patio and porch are often used interchangeably, there actually is a difference between the two. Why is it important to distinguish between them? Well, knowing the differences can help you decide which is right for your home and budget. Additionally,...

What can you do to fix your leaky patio before calling a professional?

What can you do to fix your leaky patio before calling a professional?

Calling in a professional just for them to say you need to clean your gutters is frustrating on the best of days. When you’re experiencing heavy rainfall or noticing water accumulating on your patio, follow these tips by homeowners to assess and catch some easy fixes...

Pretty-Up Your Porch

Pretty-Up Your Porch

As a leading Denver custom porch installer, we love to see how our customers take our craftsmanship and add their own personal style to it. Whether you're hoping to give your front porch a more welcoming vibe or turn your back porch into an intimate retreat, we have...

Avoid These Common Deck-building Mistakes

Avoid These Common Deck-building Mistakes

As leading Colorado custom deck builders, we take pride in our quality craftsmanship. We have the expertise to get the job done right so that your deck is durable and safe for you and your family for years to come. Unfortunately, we have seen some decking jobs done...

Is Trex an ideal material for a deck?

Is Trex an ideal material for a deck?

Have you ever heard of Trex? Trex is a high-performance composite material that is popular for building decks. Because of its higher cost when compared to wood, you may wonder if it is worth it? We asked some home and deck experts for their opinions on the matter. If...