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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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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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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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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How to Transform Your Home with 3 Fresh Updates

How to Transform Your Home with 3 Fresh Updates

Does spending more time around the house have you itching for some home updates? You’re far from alone. 70% of Americans have started new home improvement projects this year. And, plenty more have remodeling plans for 2021. Needless to say, updates are a natural part of homeownership, and everyone deserves a cozy home. With this in mind, these three updates, whether completed together or individually, can transform your home.

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How to Plan for a New Deck for the Spring

How to Plan for a New Deck for the Spring

Maryland’s fall and winter seasons are a hit and miss when it comes to warm or cold days. However, it can leave you dreaming of dryer and warmer weather. It comes as no surprise that homeowners wait to improve their outdoor living space until the weather is better too. Many either don’t think construction companies can work with colder temperatures or just don’t have it top of mind. Believe it or not, this is the perfect time to plan for a new deck for the spring or any outdoor living space for that matter. It’s a great way to have it done in time to enjoy it when the weather is better. Or for some, space to enjoy the outdoors this fall and winter. Here is how to get started.

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New Composite Deck and Screened-in Porch in Waldorf, MD

New Composite Deck and Screened-in Porch in Waldorf, MD

When it comes to your home renovation, why not get the best of both worlds? Well, for this Waldorf, Maryland homeowner, we made their dream a reality with the addition of a new composite deck and screened-in room. The main purpose for this design was to provide multiple, versatile entertainment spaces. Ultimately, the second-story outdoor deck and first-floor screened porch are conducive to the ever-changing Maryland weather. So, with this in mind, the homeowners were excited to have the freedom to host gatherings and entertain company all year long. Check out the results.

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Awesome Deck Design Inspiration You Will Love

Awesome Deck Design Inspiration You Will Love

Okay Maryland, let’s talk deck design. Lately, we have talked a lot about porches but now we need to go to the backyard. Especially now, since we have been staying home more these days. Decks are a great extension of living space for your home. They allow you to enjoy the great outdoors and relax. However, it isn’t just a functional living space. Having a deck actually increases your property value. But, given that you are looking for deck design inspiration, you probably already realize all the benefits. So, let’s talk about layout and designs for your home.

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