Design Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

  There are many options to choose from when it comes to adding an area to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors! Why not try a room concept?  Even if you don’t have a large area, you have options for a special outdoor place.  From adding a gazebo or a pergola, to simply putting up…

Winterize Your Outdoor Living Spaces

It’s getting cold outside! Time to winterize your outdoor area. If you live in an area where winter months bring frost, snow, or freezing rain, you’ll need to winterize your outdoor living spaces.  Each outdoor area will need some attention to ensure it is ready for a harsh winter.  Otherwise, you risk damage to your…

How Vinyl Lattice Can Be Used

Many of us have a “honey do” list. If your list includes deck skirting, fence accents, railing décor or a gazebo, Permalatt Products suggest using vinyl lattice for the finishing touches. Lattice is easy to install. It’s moisture resistant, insect resistant, and cost effective. Lattice Deck Skirting: Without some skirting or landscaping, the area below…

Which is Better, Wood or Vinyl Fence?

The question of what’s better; wood or vinyl fencing has been around since the vinyl fence was introduced in the 80’s. Up until then you had one choice – wood. The vinyl fence is a strong competitor against wood.

Pergola Design Ideas: Add Style & Beauty

Although it seems the terms trellises, arbors and pergolas are used to describe the same type of structure, they are actually each different.  A trellis is a lattice work built to support climbing plants or vines.  An arbor usually creates a tunnel type of passageway.  Pergolas are simply posts that support a roof like structure…

The Finishing Touches for your Landscape Project

Did you start with a hand drawn sketch of the area to landscape? Have you considered things like how long the sun shines on the area during each season? You’ve likely decided on the plants, flowers and bushes you want, and even considered the fact that the plants will be bigger every year and allowed…

Use a Privacy Fence for a More Private Deck or Patio

Want to create outdoor space privacy, but not have a fortress look? Need to create neighborly boundaries? Perhaps you have a neighbor who has a view into your outdoor space. Or the new neighbor who wanted to expand his view, so he cleared all his trees and bushes, thus leaving you exposed. With these issues…

How to Beautify Your Deck Railing

It used to be there was one option for deck railing: wooden spindles. Today the options are much broader! One can choose from wood, vinyl, aluminum, glass balusters, as well as lattice. The choice will be determined by the look and deck design you want to create. It’s a matter of personal choice. In a…

Not All Vinyl Fencing is the Same

  If you’ve decided on Vinyl Fencing for your project, please understand that the old saying of: “if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all” definitely does not apply. Manufacturing a vinyl fence requires a careful process to reach a high-quality product. Remember, a good warranty does not always mean you have a high-quality product….

How to Decide on Fencing Materials

When deciding which fence is best for you, you are met with several options. Each option offers some unique value. Let’s take a look at three main types of fencing materials: Aluminum, wood, and vinyl. This article will give you an overview on the positives and some of the negatives of each type, giving you…