We take a close look at the smokeless fire pit that has become an American favorite. Read More
Best Fire Pits for Decks
Ask your search engine this question, and you will see answers, but not necessarily good answers. Ask whether you can use a fire pit on a deck and see what you find. Read More
What Causes Deck Fires?
Fires that start on decks and spread to the house are not uncommon. Read More
Breeo Fire Pit on a TimberTech Deck
The Breeo burns hotter than most fire pits. A savvy customer did some testing for us to see if it was OK on her deck. Read more.
Is Composite Decking More Slippery?
Yes it is, but there is much more to know. For example how should you clean a deck and what type of composite deck is less slippery.Read more.
Stay safe outdoors during the Pandemic.
We learn from a customer that her family is counting on their fire pit to stay warm while gathering safely on their deck. Read more.
How NOT to use a Fire Pit on a Deck
The suggestions you see online for protecting your deck from the heat of a fire pit may not be the best advice. Read more.
Planning an Outdoor Kitchen
Things you should know if you are thinking about building an outdoor kitchen or dining space. Read more.
Composite Decking - An Introduction
Starting with Trex a number of years ago, composite decking has become a huge industry with many variations and options to choose from. Read more.
A Closer Look at Composite Decking- Profiles
It seems like everyone is talking about composite decking these days as the obvious choice for your new deck, but it is not all the same. Read more.
Composite Decking Manufacturers and Brands
There are now so many brands to choose from that this overall view may prove useful. Read more.
Safe Use of Fire Next to Your Home
When you build a fire in a steel bowl at the edge of your home, fire safety is an obvious concern, but following certain practices should keep your home safe. Read more.
Propane vs. Natural Gas
Two types of fuel for a fire pit or fire table — similar but also very different. Read more.
Made in America
The explosion in the popularity of outdoor living and fire pits has inspired American artisans across the country to turn their craft and creative thinking to this field. Cowboy Cauldron is a perfect example. Read more.
Trex Under Fire
A customer for a custom size DeckProtect did not know about our product until after the day he had to call the fire department. Read more.
Rooftop in Atlanta
An enterprising couple built a small but spectacular business on their roof. Read more.
Fire Pit on a Patio
Do you need a DeckProtect when your fire pit or fire table is on a patio, rather than a deck? There are two schools of thought on this topic. Read more.