Tag Archives: green building

Build The Benefits of Raised Beds

JULY 31, 2014 by CustomMade Raised beds are the perfect way to start your own garden. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs can all thrive in the raised bed environment. The popularity of raised beds is on the rise because of their many benefits – reduce soil erosion, the ease of access to control weeds and pick vegetables, creation […]

Spring is here! Time to Start Thinking about your Deck.

With Spring freshly upon us here in the south, a lot of us are starting our spring projects.  For some this is getting the yard back into to a state of green with hints of bright colors added in for decoration.  Maybe it is dong some spring-cleaning inside and outside the house.  Or it could […]

The Green approach to building a deck that will last a lifetime

I found this article in one of the trade magazines we recieve, Building Products Digest.  To me this sums up the emerging decking market especially with the change in economy and home ownership the last few years.  Building something that will last as long or longer than we are in our homes while staying Green […]