Make a Statement With Your Deck

Think about form and function when you’re planning to construct a new deck. How will you use the space? Do you prefer real wood or an alternative decking material? This video from the North American Deck & Railing Association covers basic deck design possibilities. Check out the MOSAIC deck portfolio¬†to view photos and information fromRead More


Constructing a new Deck? Hire a Pro

Here are some reasons why you’ll want to hire a professional to construct a new deck. The building codes for decks have become much more complicated due to the abundance of deck collapses during the last few years. Attachment techniques need to be carefully followed and scrutinized to be sure the deck structure is safe.Read More


Choosing a Railing?

If you’re considering undertaking a remodeling project, you already know how many different products are in the marketplace. To help make your decisions a little easier, MOSAIC Group will occasionally provide video links to products we use for some of our design/build projects. This video from Deckorators Railing encourages you to go beyond ordinary, withRead More


Thinking of Remodeling?

Inside or outside…it seems like there’s always something to do around the house. Want to carve out a “man cave” in the basement? Build a new deck where you can entertain friends and family? Or rip out walls to get that open floor plan everyone’s talking about. Before you pick up your hardhat and sledgehammer,Read More


Get Your Deck Ready for Warm Weather

May is Deck Safety Month. Here is a link to an interview with Rick Goldstein of MOSAIC Group for HGTV Gardens. Rick provides tips on inspecting, cleaning and maintaining your deck for maximum enjoyment during warm weather. http://www.hgtvgardens.com/hardscaping/is-your-deck-ready-for-spring-weather


Get Moving on Your Atlanta Outdoor Living Space

Spring arrives next week! Can you believe it’s almost time to pull out the porch cushions, dust off the backyard grill and start thinking about which new plants we want to add to our landscape? Metro Atlanta’s warmer weather means more opportunities to enjoy the “good life” outside. Outdoor projects remain at the top ofRead More


Create Space Beneath Your Deck

David Walker, Magnolia Outdoor Living¬† (Magnolia Outdoor Living is one of MOSAIC Group’s preferred vendors.) Want to create an outdoor living space that you can enjoy in all seasons? Think “Under the Deck.” This often underutilized area offers the perfect spot for dining, entertaining or just relaxing. And, best of all, you can install aRead More


Which Building Material is Right for Your DecK?

A deck helps expand your living space and provides a great spot to commune with nature. Adding or replacing a deck not only boosts your home’s curb appeal, it also has the potential for a good return on investment from your remodeling dollars. Which material is right for your project depends on several factors, includingRead More


Georgia’s New Requirements for Residential Decks

The State of Georgia has begun enforcing new requirements related to the minimum standards for how single span, single level residential decks must be constructed. A copy of the 22-page document is available on the Georgia Department of Community Affairs website. “The new amendment to the Georgia building code is an effort to prevent futureRead More


Hire a Professional to Construct Your New Deck

By Rick Goldstein, co-owner of MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers] Here are some reasons why you’ll want to hire a professional to construct your new deck. The building codes for decks have become much more complicated due to the abundance of deck collapses during the last few years. Attachment techniques need to be carefully followedRead More