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March 13, 2022

6 Signs Your Deck Needs Repair

The Village of Plainfield, Illinois is a beautiful area on the outskirts of the Chicago area. Plainfield homeowners enjoy a beautiful community with lots to do in the area for families. Whether you would like to build a new deck, pergola, gazebo, or pavilion, Wolf Spirit Decks in Plainfield, Illinois can help you create the perfect backyard space. If your deck is looking a little tired, here are six signs that it might be time to call a professional. 1. Peeling or Flaking Paint Many reasons exist for peeling or flaking paint. Sometimes, it is simply due to age. Repainting our deck is a regular maintenance task that you must do if you have a […]
December 5, 2016

Why Is It Important To Hire a Qualified Professional Contractor To Build a Deck?

Why Is It Important To Hire a Qualified Professional Contractor To Build a Deck? Adding a deck to your home is an excellent way to add value and a place for you to enjoy family and friends. One of the concerns that everyone has is sticking to the budget. You might be tempted to try to save money on your project by doing it yourself, but before you start making plans, there are a few things that you need to consider. DIY Deck Building If you have some basic carpentry skills and tools, it can be tempting to build your deck yourself. Building a deck takes more than watching a few YouTube videos and heading […]
June 23, 2016

Deck Resurfacing: Ask the Professionals

If your deck is looking a little tired, you might be thinking that the only thing you need to do is to resurface it. This is an excellent choice if the only thing wrong with it is flaking paint or the wood has become a little faded or gray. Many times, flaking paint and weathered wood can mean that there is more damage than you might be aware of at first glance. There are a few things that you need to consider when deciding whether to resurface your old deck or spend a little more and start fresh. When to Resurface Resurfacing can be considered a part of routine maintenance that should be done every […]
August 11, 2014

Why It Is Important To Build a Deck Up To Code With Permits?

There are few places in the United States where you can install a major structural addition to your home without first making sure that it complies with local codes and regulations. If you are tempted to “fly under the radar” and build your deck without first checking into the permits and inspections that are needed along the process, it can end up costing more than you bargained for. Reasons to Follow Codes It might seem like complying with codes and building permit regulations is a lot of hassle, time, and money. These codes were not developed to make your life difficult, but they were developed over time to keep you safe and make sure that […]

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November 24, 2022

Is Your Deck Safe?

Relaxing outside with family and friends is an excellent way to enjoy the summer, but if your deck has seen better days, it might be time to see if it needs repair. Decks are exposed to the weather, and damage can lead to rot, splinters, or collapse. Wolf Spirit Deck has some tips to help you make sure your deck is safe and ready for summer fun. How Long Do Decks Last? How long decks last depends on many factors. The climate, building techniques, and materials affect how long your deck will last. According to the North American Deck and Railing Association, about thirty people die every year from deck collapses, so it is a […]
November 24, 2022

Does a Deck Add Value to a Home?

Adding a deck to your home improves it in many ways. It gives you a place to spend time with family and friends, and it can give you extra space to do some outdoor decorating. One of the reasons why many homeowners choose to add a deck is that they think it will add value to their home, but is this true? If so, what return could you expect on your investment? Does a Deck Add Value to Your Home? The answer to the question of whether a deck adds value to your home is not a straightforward one. According to the JLG Group Magazine, homeowners can expect to recoup about 75% of the value […]
November 24, 2022

How to Choose a Contractor to Build Your Deck

Building a deck adds value and is a perfect space for enjoying summertime fun with family and friends. A deck is a big investment, and you need to make sure you find a deck contractor with the experience to do the job right. Here are a few tips for finding a deck builder who is right for the job. Experience and Skills When you are looking for someone to install a wooden deck, it is important to make sure they are experienced and familiar with the stresses of Chicagoland winters. You need someone who is experienced with composite deck installation, repair, and maintenance. If you have an existing deck that just needs repair and deck […]