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Dave Lane Construction Refurbishes Second Story Deck

Dave Lane Construction recently repaired and renovated a second story residential deck for homeowners in Newbury Park. The former deck had tile flooring and the perimeter was bordered by a wood frame and wood handrails. Rotting wood was undermining the integrity of the deck. The deck floor was the source of a water leak in […]

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Repairs & Paints Shares Three Great New Jersey Summer Home Renovation Projects

While the winter blues can make a person want to tackle home renovation projects, in many cases summer is the best time for such projects. Because the weather is agreeable and the days are longer, this time of year offers a great opportunity to make home improvements that will help homeowners get the most from […]

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Ensuring your deck or porch meets local inspection codes

In 2003, sweeping reforms were made by The City of Chicago to ensure the safety of balconies, porches and decks. The City began conducting extensive inspections. As a result, any deck or porch built before 2003 must meet specific codes or property owners will receive a citation from the City of Chicago, altering them they […]

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Tips for Building a New Deck

With the spring/summer outdoor season fast approaching, many homeowners are thinking about decks. Whether it’s a matter of installing a brand new one or replacing an existing one, it’s important that it be built right. Indeed, since 1999 more than 850 injuries and 20 deaths have been reported due to deck failures. According to Mike […]

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