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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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Southern Maryland New Patio Construction

Southern Maryland New Patio Construction

The owners of this gorgeous waterfront vacation home have a view they love. Except, when they walked outside, they walked into grass and dirt. Aside from going out on the dock, there was no dedicated outdoor living space. That is why they contacted 7th State Builders. For this Southern Maryland new patio, we knew they needed something low maintenance and durable. After all, this was a summer home and not one they lived in year-round.

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Before & After Home Facelift in Prince Frederick, Maryland

Before & After Home Facelift in Prince Frederick, Maryland

You know sometimes we all need change. That is exactly how this Prince Frederick, Maryland homeowner felt. They just weren’t happy with the curb appeal of the house. And while they didn’t want to make big structural changes, they needed something different. That is when they contact us at 7th State Builders. We worked with them and suggested some key areas of focus. Because to us, a home isn’t just about form, it is also about function. See what we did for this home facelift in Calvert County.

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The Pros and Cons of the Best Decking Materials

The Pros and Cons of the Best Decking Materials

As a resident of the state of Maryland, you understand that there is no better place to be in warmer months than lounging on your back deck enjoying the weather and soaking in the sun. Whether you want to replace your old deck, or put in a new one, this could be the perfect time to do it. Don’t let winter weather stop you from moving forward with your project. In fact, if you start working on it now, you can have your dream deck ready by spring. But before you begin building, you need to decide the best decking materials to use.

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Planning for a Paver Patio and What You Need to Know

Planning for a Paver Patio and What You Need to Know

Many Americans took advantage of the opportunity that staying at home brought and started improvement projects in and around their properties. Some surveys report that as many as three out of four Americans completed a major project since the beginning of 2020. Upgrades range from building playrooms in basements or lofts, to re-envisioning outdoor areas as new, comfortable living spaces. If you’re looking to revamp an outdoor area, try planning for a paver patio. Here are some of the best tips to consider before you start.

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3 Reasons Now is the Time to Install a Fence

3 Reasons Now is the Time to Install a Fence

A fence offers so much more than curb appeal to a home. They provide a clear boundary around your property and keep intruders and wild animals at bay. Fences also help keep children and pets from wandering where they shouldn’t. Without a doubt, putting up a new fence can be costly in some instances. However, if you install a fence right now, during the off-season, you could save time and money.

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Easy Maintenance Townhouse Backyard Patio in Waldorf, MD

Easy Maintenance Townhouse Backyard Patio in Waldorf, MD

Every homeowner should feel proud of their home, inside and out. This includes having a beautiful, inviting backyard to spend free time and entertain guests. No matter the size of your yard. With this in mind, 7th State’s recent project included a townhouse in Waldorf, Maryland. For a variety of reasons, we found that the best solution for the limited backyard space would be a paver patio addition. In fact, paver patios are an excellent choice for any townhouse with a small yard. So, check out the results of the easy maintenance townhouse backyard patio project below.

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