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Welcome to The Cutting Edge blog from Clear Choice Custom Decks. We’re a deck building company located in Plymouth, Michigan. Our team of expert craftsmen brings their combined experience together on this blog to deliver information homeowners need to know about their home’s outdoor spaces. Click around to learn about deck maintenance, how to choose a contractor, and much, much more.

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How to Clean and Maintain Your Composite Deck

Composite decking is an increasingly popular choice for homeowners who want a durable, low-maintenance, and beautiful outdoor living space. Proper cleaning and maintenance are crucial for keeping your composite deck looking and performing its best over time. Clear Choice Custom Decks, a locally owned and operated company in Michigan, specializes

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Trex vs. Traditional Wood Decking: A Comprehensive Comparison

Selecting the ideal decking material for your outdoor living space is crucial for maximizing enjoyment, functionality, and longevity. With many options available, homeowners often find themselves weighing the benefits and drawbacks of Trex composite decking and traditional wood decking. Clear Choice Custom Decks, a locally-owned company in Michigan, specializes in

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Answering Your Top Questions about Deck Maintenance

A well-maintained deck is essential to any beautiful and functional outdoor living space. However, homeowners often have various questions about how to keep their decks in top condition to ensure their enjoyment for years to come.

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Your Ultimate Winter Deck Preparation Checklist

Winter brings a unique set of challenges for homeowners, as frigid temperatures, snow, and ice can wreak havoc on outdoor structures, including decks. Preparing your deck for the winter months is essential to maintain its structural integrity, longevity, and visual appeal. Clear Choice Custom Decks, a locally owned and operated

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Revamp Your Home’s Look: Professional Exterior Painting for Better Curb Appeal

As homeowners, we frequently overlook the importance of our home’s exterior aesthetics, often focusing more on the interior design. However, the exterior of your home forms the initial impression, substantially influencing how others perceive your property. The power of first impressions cannot be underestimated, and it’s no different when it

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Designing a Custom Fire Pit Area: Creating a Cozy Outdoor Gathering Space

A cozy, well-designed fire pit area can become the heart of your outdoor living space, fostering connection, warmth, and memory-making with family and friends. By incorporating a custom fire pit area into your backyard, you can transform it into a year-round gathering space that adds value to your home and


Creating a Magical Ambiance: Deck Lighting Ideas for Your Outdoor Space

Harnessing the transformative power of lighting, this guide explores innovative solutions to amplify the aesthetic appeal and functional utility of your outdoor spaces. As the sun sets, the right illumination can transform your deck into a warm, inviting expanse that extends your living space seamlessly into the great outdoors.  This

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Expert Tips on Choosing the Right Paint for Your Exterior Deck

An exterior deck serves as the centerpiece of your outdoor living space, offering a comfortable and attractive area for relaxation, entertaining, and enjoyment. When selecting the right paint for your deck, factors such as durability, color, and finish play crucial roles in ensuring its longevity and visual appeal. With countless

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