1. 5 Tips for Growing Food on Your Deck

    Growing your own food comes with a ton of added benefits, and owning a porch or deck makes this easier than ever. While growing your crops from a container may produce less yields than growing from a raised bed, container-grown crops can still be productive. You can really grow just about anything o…Read More

  2. What is a Porch and Why Do You Need One?

    How would you describe a porch to someone? Maybe you would say something along the lines of it being an open room attached to the front of a residence. Keep reading as our porch builder takes a closer look at porches and why you could benefit from having one constructed at your house.  What is a Po…Read More

  3. How to Choose Furniture for Your Deck

    With cooler temperatures on the horizon, now is the time to rethink your deck or patio. Imagine having an outdoor space that’s comfortable, functional, and inviting for family members and guests. This dream can become a reality as long as you choose the right furniture. Here are some tips for sele…Read More

  4. 5 Things To Avoid When Building Your Deck

    Whether you are building your deck yourself or hiring a professional, there are a few mistakes you’ll want to avoid in the deck-building process. Here at Ready Decks in West Monroe, we understand that getting a new deck can be exciting and you want to start enjoying a barbeque on it as soon as pos…Read More

  5. 10 Great Uses For A Pergola

    Many people might not know what a pergola is, let alone see the use for one. Here at Ready Decks in West Monroe, we’ve helped people from all walks of life find the right pergolas, decks, porches, and more to suit their lifestyle. Pergolas are the unsung hero of the outdoor structure world. They h…Read More

  6. Top Backyard Trends for 2019

    Spring is officially here! That means it’s finally time for warmer weather and more time outside. If you’re a homeowner, this is also the perfect time to revamp your backyard. Here are some of the most popular backyard trends for 2019, as referenced from Garden Design: Opt for low-maintenance It…Read More

  7. How to Build a Dog-Friendly Deck

    With spring just around the corner, it’s easy to picture yourself enjoying time outside with your four-legged friend. But who says your most memorable moments with Fido have to be limited to the dog park? Trust us when we say that a new deck is well worth the investment. In this post, we want to d…Read More

  8. The Best Types of Wood Decking Materials

    What Wood Should My Deck Be? If you are looking to install a deck to add to your home’s value, you will want to make sure it is made out of the best materials. If not, the deck that you pour money and expectations into could come up short. If you choose the wrong type of wood material for your dec…Read More

  9. 5 Tips for Cleaning a Wood Deck

    Think for a moment about the abuse your wood deck takes on a regular basis. Over time, constant exposure to the elements can wreak havoc on this space. So what’s the best way to go about cleaning and maintaining your wood deck? Consider the following tips from our local deck builder: Scrub by hand…Read More