Elizabeth Mesley, Author at Plastic Lumber Yard

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DIY Fence Installation Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

white vinyl privacy fence around pool

One of the best parts of owning a home is the ability to make it your own. One feature that many homeowners choose to add to their landscape is a fence. Fencing can be an excellent DIY project for the handy homeowner, however, it’s important to be aware of the common mistakes that are often made during the installation process that can impact how the fence looks and functions.

Vinyl Railing & Plastic Lumber: Perfect For Shore House Decking

shore home with vinyl railing

Summer is here and millions of Americans are heading to the shore for some fun in the sun! That also means millions of homeowners are arriving to find that their traditional wood decks and railing are looking worn, perhaps even rotting. The time has come to install a new deck and railing.

Instead of installing another wood deck that will require ongoing maintenance and why not upgrade the outdoor living space by using plastic lumber and vinyl railing?

How To Choose The Perfect Deck Color

deck made from plastic lumber with vinyl railing

You’ve decided to add a deck to your home – congratulations! You’ve likely put a lot of thought into the size and layout of your deck and made some very important structural choices. Now it’s time to consider your color scheme! Here are the factors you should take into consideration when choosing the color of your new deck.

Spring Cleaning Guide For Your Outdoor Space

brush for cleaning outdoor spaces

Spring is the perfect time to refresh, reinvest in, and renew your outdoor space. A great first step in this process is to clean every inch of your oasis, readying it for the first warm day of the year! This guide goes over the best cleaning methods for the most common additions to outdoor areas.