Decking & Outdoor Construction Blog

Concrete Repair: Can I Pour New Concrete Over Old?

Concrete Repair: Can I Pour New Concrete Over Old?

When it comes to answering the question, “Can I pour new concrete over my existing stuff?” the cut-and-dry answer is “Yes.” But the real question should be, “Should I pour new concrete over my old?” Read on to see why the answer to that question is more complicated...

Five Ways to Fix a Squeaky, Creaky Deck

Five Ways to Fix a Squeaky, Creaky Deck

If you have a natural wood deck, your lumber can start to slightly twist and turn (called “warping”) over time as it weathers and ages, causing your boards to rub against one another and your deck to pop, creak, or squeak when you walk across it.Additionally,...

The #1 Must-Have for Your Deck or Patio

The #1 Must-Have for Your Deck or Patio

Your Denver residential decking company has installed your custom deck, and it’s a glorious day to enjoy it. Picture this scene…. Your significant other and three close friends are in the nearby hot tub. You’re checking the meat on your rotisserie grill for the summer...

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,...