Decking & Outdoor Construction Blog

Why Gazebos Make the Perfect Valentine’s Gift

Why Gazebos Make the Perfect Valentine’s Gift

Hoping to really wow and woo your loved one for Valentine’s Day this year? Consider giving them a private, enchanting oasis that’s theirs forever. No, not a mansion or a lavish vacation (although it may feel as luxurious). We’re talking about a gazebo! Need convincing...

How can I make my patio area more private?

How can I make my patio area more private?

Having a nice patio area is such a treat. That is unless you have Nosey Parker next door, constantly interrupting your peace and quiet. You have two options here; quit going out on your patio or take action to create a more private space. We think the latter is the...

Wood vs. Aluminum Patio Covers: Which Is Best?

Wood vs. Aluminum Patio Covers: Which Is Best?

Patios are a wonderful addition to any home and yard space. They provide a sturdy foundation for all kinds of outdoor activity, from grilling to casual conversation. Most homeowners start with a patio foundation but inevitably realize they need a cover for it to fend...

Gazebo or Pergola: What’s the Best Choice for You?

Gazebo or Pergola: What’s the Best Choice for You?

At SRI Decks, our custom outdoor carpentry specialists in the Denver area are experts at building beautiful structures that enhance your property’s value and living and entertainment space. These structures include custom gazebos and pergolas. Over our many years in...

Good to Know: Your Deck Under Ice and Snow

Good to Know: Your Deck Under Ice and Snow

If you think you can guess what this article will tell you about ice and snow removal from your deck, keep reading. What we have to say may surprise you. The Surprisingly Good News You probably guessed that a decking company would tell you that you must stay on top of...

Why are pergolas perceived to be romantic?

Why are pergolas perceived to be romantic?

Whether you’re proposing or just holding hands and gazing off into the distance together, chances are you and your loved one might be sharing your special moment under a pergola. That’s because the garden pergola, with its storied winding vines and other flowers, has...

Homeowners, Do This to Your Decks Annually

Homeowners, Do This to Your Decks Annually

Some homeowners take full advantage of their deck space, using it for everything from nightly cooking to regular get-togethers on weekends. At the other end of the spectrum, some homeowners only use theirs to get to and from the backyard. No matter where you fall on...

Turn Your Garage Into A…

Turn Your Garage Into A…

…custom deck or gazebo, home gym, kids playroom, home theater, game or gaming room, arts and crafts studio, or a revenue-generating apartment or Airbnb spot. It’s fun to think of the possibilities for taking a storage space and turning it into something that better...

Please Don’t Leave the Leaves!

Please Don’t Leave the Leaves!

Fall can be such a gorgeous time of year. The eye-catching colors of the leaves are beautiful. So beautiful in fact, that you’re probably not in a big hurry to remove them from where they land. Plus, it’s getting cold and windy outside this time of year. And Mother...

Fireplace Safety on Your Deck: Three Things to Keep in Mind

Fireplace Safety on Your Deck: Three Things to Keep in Mind

Do shorter days and crisp fall air have you excited to take to the great outdoors? Imagine hosting outside gatherings on your deck around a toasty fire, comfortably stargazing at night, or staying warm while watching your favorite football team on your outdoor...

How do I maximize my patio space?

How do I maximize my patio space?

Patios, when designed and furnished appropriately, can become an outdoor living space. Without changing the square footage of your home, you can add an entire living room area with intentional design that maximizes the space. Some of our readers had some tips about...