Pantone recently selected “Marsala” – a rich, earthy brown hue named for a Sicilian wine – its 2015 Color of the Year. The choice will influence fashion, beauty, home decor and other design in the coming year.Marsala is a departure from the more tropical tones, such as Tangerine Tango (2012), Emerald (2013) and last year's Radiant [...]

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Vanessa De Vargas, June 10, 2014

Hosting An Outdoor Summertime Soiree

 Like many of us, my favorite part of summer is hosting a cookout under the warm sun while enjoying the company of my family and friends. For all you homeowners wanting to throw deck parties, you’ll need a special outdoor living space. Sprucing up the deck will not only help maximize party space, but also allow you to show off your [...]

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Libby Smoot, May 28, 2014

Where In The World Is Trex?

Trex invented the wood composite decking category more than 20 years ago. Since that time, we've expanded globally into 35 countries.This month's "Where In The World Is Trex" blog series features this gorgeous ground-level deck in Berlin, Germany. The deck was built with Trex Enhance decking in Clam Shell, a deep charcoal grey that [...]

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Libby Smoot, May 15, 2014

Good Things Come In Small Packages

Who isn't envious of the grand decks and outdoor spaces that you find in the inspiration galleries at Winding staircases that lead to opulent pools, walking bridges connecting the indoors to the out, and luxurious seaside resorts built right in the backyard. It's the kind of perfection usually reserved for home-channel ma [...]

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Libby Smoot, April 25, 2014

Homeowner Highlight: Weekend Warriors

At 73 and 65 years old, respectively, Bill and Donna Bailey may not seem like your typical home improvement weekend warriors – especially when the project on hand is building a new outdoor deck! But armed with Trex’s installation guides (and a good set of tools), the Baileys were more than up to the task for a DIY deck.The Bailey's [...]

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