3 Reasons to Choose Vinyl Porch Posts for Your Home

3 Reasons to Choose Vinyl Porch Posts for Your Home

Porches are enjoying a surge in popularity at the moment. During the COVID-19 pandemic, people began to realize how valuable an outdoor covered space can be, as a place to invite neighbors up to enjoy socialization in a safer place. (See also this Wall Street Journal article).

With porches in the midst of a comeback, we decided to take a look at three reasons why you should choose vinyl porch posts to help create this space for your family.

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Lifestyle Trends in 2021 and Beyond

Lifestyle Trends in 2021 and Beyond

With the arrival of COVID-19 in early 2020, many things were thrown into uncertainty. No one was quite sure how the nation’s economy or the nation’s health would be affected. Now, a year later, there are some clear emerging trends.

These trends may have been occurring already, but the pandemic accelerated them, and even when pandemic effects have been lessened these trends will probably continue. Here are some of the trends we learned about from market research*.

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Best Plants for Your Arbors and Trellises

Best Plants for Your Arbors and Trellises

It’s a snowy February here in the northeast, but that means it’s the perfect time to dream about spring planting! Trellises and arbors are a fun way to enhance a backyard and allow different plants to grow and thrive. While we normally cite the standard and well-known beauties like clematis or morning glories, here are some other options for your arbor or trellis that will really stand out in the yard. 

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At-Home Design Trends in 2021

At-Home Design Trends in 2021

2020 was a tumultuous year, made so by the introduction of a new virus that forced many of us to change how we are living. With so many people working full or part-time from home, and some students doing schooling at home, the things people want in their living spaces have also changed. Here are some trends that continue to grow, per market research:

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How to Clean Your Vinyl Fence This Winter

How to Clean Your Vinyl Fence This Winter

If you had good intentions to give your vinyl fencing or railing a good cleaning this fall, but never got around to it, it’s not too late! Now is the time to clean everything off before the holidays and start the
new year fresh.

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Using Vinyl to Decorate Your Outdoor Living Spaces for the Holidays

Using Vinyl to Decorate Your Outdoor Living Spaces for the Holidays

We are deep into Autumn and Thanksgiving is on the way—which of course means that holiday decorating is right around the corner (if you haven’t started already!). If you still have aging mums in your planters, now is the time to think about changing them out for some holiday décor.

To help you get your Christmas creativity flowing, here are some ideas for using lawn and garden items to decorate your outdoor living areas for the holidays.

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Installing Your Own Vinyl Privacy Fence

Installing Your Own Vinyl Privacy Fence

When Melissa Woods, blogger and DIYer at Welcome to the Woods, reached out to us about installing one of our vinyl privacy fences, we were excited to work with her. Melissa wanted a privacy fence because her yard backs up to a busy road, and she knew that having a fence would make her property feel more secluded as well as safer for her family.

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4 Ways to Enhance the Deck Space You Have

4 Ways to Enhance the Deck Space You Have

If you’ve been living with your deck for a while, there are probably things about it you are ready to change. The good news is that you don’t have to spend a lot of money on a new, bigger space or tear down your entire deck and start over. There are ways you can improve or enhance any deck space, from large to small.

Here are some things to consider as you think about deck improvements.

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A Deck for All Seasons: Maximizing Your Outdoor Living Space for Fall

A Deck for All Seasons: Maximizing Your Outdoor Living Space for Fall

Traditionally, with fall approaching, most people are thinking about moving indoors. But this year, with more people staying home, maximizing all living space is taking on a higher priority. How do you keep living and working on your deck for as long as possible? And how do you transition your deck to fall? Here are some ideas:

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Choosing the Right Porch Posts for Your Home

Choosing the Right Porch Posts for Your Home

If you are building or remodeling your home, you might need to select porch posts. If you’re thinking “I didn’t know I had options!” you’re not alone. Most people don’t think a lot about the style of their porch posts or columns, but there is a wide selection of vinyl porch posts and columns available to you. And if you’re planning a covered porch, make sure you are looking at structural vinyl posts, which have metal reinforcement channels so they can bear the weight of a roof.

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