Outdoor Living | 04.4.15

Deck materials. So many choices…which one is right for you?

Thompson Remodeling is here to run through deck materials with you.   Don’t let the choice overwhelm you! We’ll give you the pros and cons of each type so that you can make a more informed decision. This blog will give you the rundown on five types of deck materials: natural wood, pressure treated wood, composite, plastic, and aluminum.

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Outdoor Living | 03.28.15

Creating an Outdoor Living Space You’ll Love

With warmer weather on the horizon, we can’t help but get excited about spending time outdoors. One of the best places to do that is in your own back yard! Expanding your livable space outdoors is an investment that rewards you with beautiful areas to relax with your family and entertain guests. There are all sorts of possibilities: decks, patios, screened porches, gazebos, and sunrooms. If you have been considering an outdoor living space remodel, we’ve got some great ideas to share with you.

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Outdoor Living | 07.16.14

Tips for Designing Your Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens are a HOT trend! Homeowners are embracing the trend of adding an outdoor kitchen to their backyard living space. The Weber grill is being pushed aside for fully outfitted outdoor kitchens with top-of-the-line appliances, countertops, bar seating, and cabinets. Extending your living spaces outdoors increases your options for entertaining and adds to your personal enjoyment of your home during the warmer months. With an outdoor kitchen, the chef can be a part of the action while your guests and family enjoy the outdoors.

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Trends | 01.22.14

Three Outdoor Remodeling Trends to Look For This Spring

A great place to extend your living space is in your own backyard with an outdoor remodeling project. In recent years, homeowners have been using their backyard as a blank canvas to create great spaces to spend time with family and entertain guests. The latest trend in outdoor remodeling is designing outdoor versions of your favorite indoor spaces.

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Outdoor Living | 05.31.17

Need Shade Outdoors? Try a Pergola.

Ah, summertime, nice to see you again! I am so excited to be able to spend time outdoors with my family and it’s especially nice to do it in my own backyard. The upcoming holidays and weekends are the perfect times for cookouts on the deck, stargazing on the patio, or playing yard games with friends and neighbors. And recent studies say there’s been a major uptick in homeowners adding outdoor living areas to their homes this year. One of their top design requests is to add a shade element to provide a bit of relief from the sun on extra hot days. For many homeowners, a pergola is great option to consider, which will add not only partial shade but also lots of character.

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Outdoor Living | 03.30.17

New Composite Decking Materials Look More Like Real Wood

Composite decking materials have been around since the 1990s, but let’s face it; many of them don’t look like real wood. The biggest benefit of using a composite material has always been the easy care and low maintenance, but improvement in finish, tone and texture have made it much more aesthetically appealing. Homeowners who have shied away from composite decking because of its appearance should give it a second look.

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Outdoor Living | 04.4.15

Deck materials. So many choices…which one is right for you?

Thompson Remodeling is here to run through deck materials with you.   Don’t let the choice overwhelm you! We’ll give you the pros and cons of each type so that you can make a more informed decision. This blog will give you the rundown on five types of deck materials: natural wood, pressure treated wood, composite, plastic, and aluminum. 

Read More
Outdoor Living | 03.28.15

Creating an Outdoor Living Space You’ll Love

With warmer weather on the horizon, we can’t help but get excited about spending time outdoors. One of the best places to do that is in your own back yard! Expanding your livable space outdoors is an investment that rewards you with beautiful areas to relax with your family and entertain guests.  There are all sorts of possibilities: decks, patios, screened porches, gazebos, and sunrooms. If you have been considering an outdoor living space remodel, we’ve got some great ideas to share with you.

Read More
Outdoor Living | 07.16.14

Tips for Designing Your Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens are a HOT trend! Homeowners are embracing the trend of adding an outdoor kitchen to their backyard living space.  The Weber grill is being pushed aside for fully outfitted outdoor kitchens with top-of-the-line appliances, countertops, bar seating, and cabinets.  Extending your living spaces outdoors increases your options for entertaining and adds to your personal enjoyment of your home during the warmer months.  With an outdoor kitchen, the chef can be a part of the action while your guests and family enjoy the outdoors.

Read More
Trends | 01.22.14

Three Outdoor Remodeling Trends to Look For This Spring

A great place to extend your living space is in your own backyard with an outdoor remodeling project. In recent years, homeowners have been using their backyard as a blank canvas to create great spaces to spend time with family and entertain guests. The latest trend in outdoor remodeling is designing outdoor versions of your favorite indoor spaces.

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