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5 Stunning Backyard Patio Ideas with Firepits

5 Stunning Backyard Patio Ideas with Firepits

There’s nothing like the lure of a crackling fire to bring friends and families together for long conversations and memorable laughs. A firepit on the patio will turn your backyard into everyone’s favorite place to be. To ensure everyone’s safety, though, you need the durable construction of a professionally built firepit. Whether you prefer a traditional wood-burning pit or a contemporary gas model, including a firepit on your list of backyard patio ideas is an excellent idea.

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Backyard Transformation in Great Mills, Maryland

Backyard Transformation in Great Mills, Maryland

When we met with these homeowners, they weren’t sure what they wanted to do with their backyard. They had a vegetable garden but didn’t know how else to use the space. It was an awkward shape, and it wasn’t quite flat. The homeowners were to the point where they considered relocating to a home that had a better backyard. However, 7th State Builders were able to make this backyard transformation worth staying.

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Planning a Home Addition? How 7th State Builders Can Help You

Planning a Home Addition? How 7th State Builders Can Help You

Your home is your haven — it should feel like it. When you’re ready to add an addition to your home — whether it’s a second-story deck, master bedroom, sunroom, or extended kitchen — 7th State Builders is the contractor Maryland residents know they can trust.

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Screened-In Room vs. 3-4 Seasons Room vs. Sunroom

Screened-In Room vs. 3-4 Seasons Room vs. Sunroom

With summer just on the horizon, many homeowners are looking forward to spending more time in the sunshine and beautiful weather. While some homeowners may enjoy spending time in their yard, others would instead prefer the comfort of being indoors, with only a touch of the outdoors. If you’re looking to expand your indoor/outdoor living space, adding a screened-in room, 3-4 season room, or a sunroom to your home may be the perfect solution. Though, how do you choose between the three? Aren’t all indoor/outdoor living spaces the same?

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Entire Deck Remodel – Fixing Other Contractors Mistakes

Entire Deck Remodel - Fixing Other Contractors Mistakes

It would be a pleasure to say this doesn’t happen often. However, you’d be startled by the sheer amount of homeowners we get contacted by to fix other contractors’ mistakes. And to completely honest, while we love being busy, this isn’t the reason we want to be busy. As a community of small businesses, home remodeling contractors can really affect each other. One person’s poor communication, bad quality work, and unprofessionalism make homeowners weary of the rest of us. Again, it might not be so, but we run into this more times than we like to count. Take this entire deck remodel, for instance.

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Roof Replacement Claim: 3 Steps for Homeowners Who Need New Roof

Roof Replacement Claim: 3 Steps for Homeowners Who Need New Roof

$19.18 Billion. According to the Storm Events Database of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), that’s the amount of damages incurred by property owners because of hurricanes, tornadoes, and tropical storms in the United States in 2020. In Maryland alone, where strong winds and storms are common, property owners had to deal with multi-million dollars’ worth of damages in the past 15 years. If you are a homeowner who needs a roof replacement after a storm, you might be faced with an average bill of $24,700 to replace your asphalt shingles or about $40,318 for metal sheet roofing. The numbers are mind-boggling to think that there’s a good chance you also have to deal with other damages to what’s perhaps the most significant investment of your life. 

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New Deck and Patio in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

New Deck and Patio in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

When a project finishes and people think the addition was already apart of the existing house, that is an awesome compliment. That is what we kept hearing about this new deck and patio we built in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The homeowner wanted an open deck to walk out on and an underneath patio area and fire pit. We ended up creating a two-tier patio to link the two spaces. In all, this project blended the three areas in a way that was stunning and looked like it was always there.

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