Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

New This Week: 3 Sunrooms Straight Out of Our Dreams

New This Week: 3 Sunrooms Straight Out of Our Dreams | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Heated floors, comfy furniture and walls of windows make these recently uploaded sunrooms the places of our sun-drenched fantasies. A sunroom can be a great addition for your Halifax home!
Maurice Meagher's insight:
New This Week: 3 Sunrooms Straight Out of Our DreamsHow would you use a room in your Halifax home that allowed you to feel like you were outside all year round? Read a book, enjoy a hot cub of tea, relax with your favourite magazine, or watch the birds in your yard? A year round sunroom might just become your favourite place to be.Need help with the design and construction? Call Archadeck of Nova Scotia at (902) 444-DECK
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

How to Grow Your Own Halifax Cocktail Garden

How to Grow Your Own Halifax Cocktail Garden | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Conceivably, anything edible could find its way into a cocktail. Why not make the route rather short?
Maurice Meagher's insight:

How to Grow Your Own Halifax Cocktail Garden


Need something to cool you down when relaxing on your deck or patio this summer? Check out these tips to create your own cocktail garnishes. Not a gardener? It's ok to pick up the garnishes at a local grocery! Enjoy

Archadeck of Nova Scotia online at NovaScotia.Archadeck.com

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

What to Know When Adding a Deck to Your Halifax Home (10 photos)

What to Know When Adding a Deck to Your Halifax Home (10 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Good weather should be enjoyed to its fullest extent. To do that you have to actually go outside. But if your Halifax home lacks an enticing outdoor living space, there's little incentive to venture out.
Maurice Meagher's insight:
What to Know When Adding a Deck to Your Halifax Home (10 photos)After enjoying Nova Scotia on a great August day, unwind and relax on your deck. Cook, read, listen to music, entertain guests. Need a deck, or changes to your existing Halifax deck? Check out these tips!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

How to Host a Tea Party on your Halifax Deck or Patio (10 Steps)

How to Host a Tea Party on your Halifax Deck or Patio (10 Steps) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it

Many people are reacquainting themselves with the gracious afternoon ritual, steeped in tradition, that is perfect for an outdoor gathering ion your Halifax backyard

Maurice Meagher's insight:

How to Host a Tea Party on your Halifax Deck or Patio (10 Steps)


August is a popular time for people from Halifax to relax and enjoy some time away from the office, or their workplace. Looking for a way to entertain guests, or simply just relax with friends and family? Try hosting a gathering in your own backyard, or on your deck or patio this week. Check out these 10 steps to make it a big success.

Here's to a great vacation!

Archadeck of Nova Scotia (902) 444-DECK or online at novascotia.archadeck.com




more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

Bugs annoying you? Archadeck Screened Porches Gallery (40 photos)

Bugs annoying you? Archadeck Screened Porches Gallery (40 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Weather nice, but black flies and mosquitos driving you crazy? Or is it raining on your Nova Scotia property and you need some cover?
Maurice Meagher's insight:
Bugs annoying you? Archadeck Screened Porch Gallery (40 photos)The weather is mild, you want to enjoy your Nova Scotia property, and head outside. But the flies and mosquitoes are eating you alive. Check out some of our screened porches. Call our Halifax office and get some help! (902) 444-DECK
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

7 Ideas to Get You Back on Your Halifax Front Porch

7 Ideas to Get You Back on Your Halifax Front Porch | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Remember the good old days, when porches offered front-row seats to Halifax street scenes? They can be even better today
Maurice Meagher's insight:
7 Ideas to Get You Back on Your Halifax Front PorchWe built a front porch for our Halifax neighbours, and it has changed the way they spend their summer days for sure! Time spent reading, relaxing, watching the children play, and entertaining. Check out these front porch tips.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

(6 Photos) Halifax Deck is Low-Maintenance, High-Style

(6 Photos) Halifax Deck is Low-Maintenance, High-Style | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it

Halifax composite deck complements the architecture of this south-end home. Allows for enjoyment rather than upkeep with low-maintenance materials.

Maurice Meagher's insight:

(6 Photos) Halifax Deck is Low-Maintenance, High-Style


Check out this south-end Halifax deck! The railing fits with the character of the south-end home's existing architecture. Composite TimberTech decking and railing materials will keep their "just constructed" look without annual staining or painting.

Questions about decking materials? Call us at (902) 444-DECK or go online at novascotia.archadeck.com

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

Find the Right Glass Door for Your Patio (8 photos)

Find the Right Glass Door for Your Patio (8 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it

It’s more than just a patio door — it’s an architectural design element. Here’s help for finding the right one for your Halifax home.

Maurice Meagher's insight:

Find the Right Glass Door for Your Patio (8 photos)

One important detail to keep in mind when thinking about your Halifax deck, patio, or outdoor project is the door that you will use to access it! This article gives you a good overview of some of the options that are available to you. If you need help, call and speak to Heather at (902) 444-DECK, or online at novascotia.archadeck.com

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

20 Outstanding Outdoor Living Rooms

20 Outstanding Outdoor Living Rooms | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Why give up style and comfort just because you add fresh air? Turn your Halifax porch or patio into a sumptuous room by following these leads
Maurice Meagher's insight:
With this nice warm weather, it's time to relax on your Halifax deck, patio or porch. Take a look at these great outdoor living rooms for inspiration. If you need help designing, and building a deck, patio, or outdoor room call us at (902) 444-DECK or visit us online or email novascotia@archadeck.net
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

Seek Shelter in the Shade This Summer (8 strategies)

Seek Shelter in the Shade This Summer (8 strategies) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Open up to outdoor living with 8 garden shade strategies
Maurice Meagher's insight:

Too hot on your Halifax deck or patio? (8 Shade Strategies)


Are you complaining about the heat? I hope not after our Halifax winter! If you need a break from the sun, and the heat call us for help with a shade solution. We design and build pergolas, awnings, roofs and other shade structures.

Call for help (902) 444-3325 or go online for awning ideas, pergola ideas. novascotia.archadeck.com

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

Need some shade? Awnings and canopies (11 photos)

Need some shade? Awnings and canopies (11 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Do you want to shade an area of your Halifax outdoor space? Try an awning.
Maurice Meagher's insight:
Do you have an area on your Halifax deck, or patio that needs to be shaded? Do you only want to shade it part of the time? An awning can add some color, profile, and give you the shade you need to enjoy your outdoor space.Find us online at: NovaScotia.Archadeck.com
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

6 Sublimely Serene Outdoor Spaces

6 Sublimely Serene Outdoor Spaces | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
The call of the wild is impossible to resist in these six patios, backyards, and gardens that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Maurice Meagher's insight:
Six great outdoor getaways. The possibilities for your Halifax deck, or patio are endless. Get some inspiration at novascotia.archadeck.com
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

(28 photos) Stone Patios, Hardscapes, Fire Elements

(28 photos) Stone Patios, Hardscapes, Fire Elements | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Stone patios, fire elements, retaining walls, (both natural, and manufactured). Stone has become more popular in Halifax backyards.
Maurice Meagher's insight:
28 photos of stone patios, fire pits:Stone materials are durable, add a natural look, and can complement your existing landscape. Incorporate a fire pit in your Halifax patio to start enjoying the evenings in your backyard.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

13 Extra-Cool Things to Do With Your Halifax Backyard

13 Extra-Cool Things to Do With Your Halifax Backyard | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it

Sure, you could just plop down on a blanket in your Halifax yard. Or you could create a dragon’s lair, a mosaic gallery, a party in a jungle ...

Maurice Meagher's insight:

13 Extra-Cool Things to Do With Your Halifax Backyard


Fancy something that stands out from the regular neighbourhood backyard spaces? You will be the envy of your Halifax subdivision with your unique deck, patio, fire pit or outdoor living room. Click the article title for inspiration, lots of creative ideas here!

Archadeck of Nova Scotia: Call and ask for Heather at (902) 444-DECK


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

Kingswood, Halifax Deck features Outdoor Kitchen, Herb Garden, Fire Pit (3 photos)

Kingswood, Halifax Deck features Outdoor Kitchen, Herb Garden, Fire Pit (3 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it

 This wooden deck project in Kingswood, Halifax offers an upper deck area for dining, grilling, and growing herbs. The lower deck area ties nicely into the backyard, and landscape and features a fire pit for evening enjoyment. 

Maurice Meagher's insight:

Kingswood, Halifax Deck features Outdoor Kitchen, Herb Garden, Fire Pit (3 photos)


This client in Kingswood, Halifax loves to entertain, Grill, and wanted a fire pit for evening enjoyment.  A wooden and glass railing was used for the deck, so they could enjoy the forest, and landscape in their backyard. The storage area under the deck allowed them a dry area to store their lawnmower, and garden tools.  Need help with your deck, patio, or outdoor project? Call Archadeck of Nova Scotia at 902-444-3325,  or go online at NovaScotia.Archadeck.com 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

(3 photos) Deck and Floating Dock provides Lake access for Halifax Owners

(3 photos) Deck and Floating Dock provides Lake access for Halifax Owners | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it

This beautiful lake is on a golf course just outside of Halifax. The deck and floating dock provide access.

Maurice Meagher's insight:

(3 photos) Deck and Floating Dock provides Lake access for Halifax Owners


These Halifax homeowners (Hammonds Plains) needed a simple spot to tie up a canoe, and kayak. This simple pressure-treated deck and floating dock combination also allows an access spot for swimming, entertaining, or relaxing while enjoying the golf course and lake views. Archadeck of Nova Scotia (902) 444-DECK, or online at novascotia.archadeck.com

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

68 Wooden Deck Design Ideas (Photos of all shapes and sizes)

68 Wooden Deck Design Ideas (Photos of all shapes and sizes) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Check out 68 wooden deck ideas with this huge series of photographs. Decks of all sizes, shapes, locations and designs.
Maurice Meagher's insight:

68 Wooden Deck Design Ideas (PHOTOS OF ALL DESIGNS, SHAPES and SIZES)


Inspiration from all over the globe for your upcoming Halifax deck project. Can't find anything that you like? Try our website for decks, patios, and outdoor living projects, novascotia.archadeck.com . Want to create your own unique space? Call Heather at (902) 444-DECK today!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

10 Outdoor Room Ideas That Radiate Style

10 Outdoor Room Ideas That Radiate Style | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Accent color, accessories and plenty of comfy cushions enhance these open-air retreats. Get some inspiration for your Halifax deck or patio
Maurice Meagher's insight:
10 Outdoor Room Ideas That Radiate StyleA great deck, patio, porch or sunroom project for your Halifax home starts with a great idea. Check out these well designed and decorated outdoor spaces for ideas and inspiration. Need help? Call Heather at (902) 444-DECK
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

(4 photos) Deck Adds Curve Appeal to Sackville, NS Home

(4 photos) Deck Adds Curve Appeal to Sackville, NS Home | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it

Sackville, Halifax deck incorporates curves, and minimizes railing to take advantage of the great lake view!

Maurice Meagher's insight:

(4 photos) Curve Appeal, Sackville, Halifax Deck


One of the advantages of manufactured decking is that it can be heated and curved. This Sackville, Halifax deck owner wanted a low-maintenance deck, with unobstructed views of the lake. They wanted something open to the yard, and with a unique design so it stood out from the crowd. What do you think?

Need help with your project? Call Archadeck at (902) 444-DECK or go online at novascotia.archadeck.com

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

11 Ways to Get More From Your Halifax Front Porch

11 Ways to Get More From Your Halifax Front Porch | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Watch the world go by at your leisure from a porch decked out with comfy furniture and inspiring accessories
Maurice Meagher's insight:
11 ways to get more from your Halifax front porch!A front porch can be a great way to add curb appeal to your Halifax home. It can also be a great spot to sit, read, and relax. Even if the Halifax weather is wet, and rainy, you can still relax outside under the cover of your porch roof. Check out these 11 ways to get more from your porch this summer!Need more help? Call today and speak to one of our designers at 902-444-3325
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

Patio Details: Take your Halifax Party Outside

Patio Details: Take your Halifax Party Outside | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
A covered patio, an outdoor kitchen and a fire pit off a guesthouse extend the entertainment area of this ocean-view property
Maurice Meagher's insight:
There is no better time of year to enjoy what Nova Scotia has to offer. Are you planning on entertaining, or having guests at your Halifax home? Do you need to build, or update your deck, patio, or outdoor space? Take a look for some ideas, and inspiration. Contact one of our designers for help at 902-444-3325 or online at novascotia.archadeck.com
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

Like to Grill? Entertain your Halifax friends in Style (11 photos)

Like to Grill? Entertain your Halifax friends in Style (11 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Do you enjoy time cooking, and grilling on your Halifax deck or patio?
Maurice Meagher's insight:
(11 photos) Like to Grill? Entertain in Style.Check out these Halifax outdoor kitchens. Outdoor kitchens can be constructed on decks, patios, also in screened porches. We can design and build an outdoor kitchen for your Halifax space. Features include a grill, sideburner, fridge, sink, storage, and space for a bar.Call us at (992) 444-DECK or go online at novascotia.archadeck.com
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

(10 Photos) 10 Pool Deck and Patio Designs

(10 Photos) 10 Pool Deck and Patio Designs | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Get expert tips for designing a deck or patio around your poolside retreat on HGTV.com.
Maurice Meagher's insight:

10 Pool Deck and Patio Designs (10 great Photos)


Great pool weather today! Need some inspiration for your Halifax pool deck or patio. Check out this article.

Need a builder to bring your pool deck and patio ideas to life?

Call Archadeck of Nova Scotia at (902) 444-DECK or online at novascotia.archadeck.com

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

Does your builder follow a system or process? (5 video links)

Does your builder follow a system or process? (5 video links) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it

5 steps to ensure a successful outdoor living project. Check it out by watching these 5 videos.

Maurice Meagher's insight:

Thinking about having an outdoor living project built on your Halifax home? A deck, patio, porch or sunroom? 

How will you ensure that your project is built:

  • on time
  • on budget
  • with quality
  • as expected ?
You need a builder with experience, and a solid process. Check out our process. http://novascotia.archadeck.com/why-archadeck/our-process/
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Maurice Meagher
Scoop.it!

Room of the Day: An Outdoor Space for Living and Playing (9 photos)

Room of the Day: An Outdoor Space for Living and Playing (9 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Conventional wisdom says that good design can solve the most intractable of problems, but when the issue involves turning a small, overgrown garden into an outdoor room where there’s lounge seating for adults, a grill area and a playspace for kids,...
Maurice Meagher's insight:

Room of the day - Outdoor space (9 photos)


This project does a nice job of incorporating natural elements, planters, and natural hardwood decking. We have seen an increase in the use of tropical hardwood decking in our Halifax projects over the last couple of years. Ipe decking is a very durable, rich looking product for your decking, or outdoor projects.

more...
No comment yet.

Interested in a project? Contact us for Help.

How we can help you? Call (902) 444-3325 or fill out the form below.