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Concrete Foreman Wanted

We are seeking an experienced concrete foreman for our residential projects. The majority of projects will be located in King and Snohomish County.A successful candidate must be well versed in all phases of decorative concrete, commercial flatwork, and set-up, with foundation experience a plus.A background check is required upon hiring. Applicant must have reliable transportation and their

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Making your railing selection

3 things to consider when picking out railing When diving into a new deck project, picking new deck railing is often the most exciting part. Railing can stand out or blend in, frame everything in or be the pièce de résistance, add cosmetically or be completely utilitarian. No two homes are alike, so here are a few

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The 2015 data is in!

If you’ve thought about starting an outdoor living space, you have thought about the process of getting a building permit (or at least acknowledge that there is a process). Half of the projects that we were contracted for last year required a permit; below is a compilation of the data we gathered from those permits, made available for

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Cedar Deck Care & Maintenance

Western Red Cedar remains one of the most popular materials used for decks and patios to date. It is naturally rot resistant, has anti-fungal and insect repellent properties, and can last 20 or more years with regular maintenance. Follow these steps to keep your cedar deck in tip-top condition for many years to come. 1.

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Bead Board Now Offered

All of the great Undercover Systems colors are now available in bead board! This classic finish will add a dynamic touch to your under deck ceiling and personality to your outdoor living space, perfect for Pacific Northwest porches and decks. Schedule your free estimate today – show this blog post to your Sales Representative and receive

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Undercover service repair how-to’s

The Undercover System is completely warrantied against leaks, but – like many outdoor fixtures – can require a little TLC for any number of reasons (all completely fixable): Reason #1. The system was just installed Reason #2. A clogged system Reason #3. The natural settling of decks and pergolas over time “My system was just installed and

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Winterize your deck

Gore-Tex, check.  Rain boots, check.  Hoodie and/or umbrella, double check! The Farmer’s Almanac predicts this winter will be on the warmer, wetter side.  If you’ve patched your roof, unclogged your gutters, and fixed the drainage in your yard, you’re probably thinking this winter will be a breeze (pun slightly intended).  And it should!  Just don’t

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The Design is in the Details

It is fun and exciting to plan and decide on the scope of your backyard project – all the way down to the stamp of your concrete and the color of railing top cap.  While it may seem thorough and proactive to chart the course of your project down to the fine details, it is not

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Project: WEEKEND

One of the great things I love about folks in the Pacific Northwest is their propensity for tackling at-home DIY projects both on a whim and with merciless tenacity.  Mason jars have more uses these days than a Swiss army knife, and furniture has been taken far beyond the boundaries of conventional use (entertainment center

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Happy 5 year anniversary!

What started as an Undercover Systems franchise has evolved into a full-tilt general contracting company.  In celebration and thanks to our past, current, and future customers, USI would like to offer a few special discounts that will be available over the next month to register for, and redeemable through December 17th, 2014.  NOTE: Registering for

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Permitting Your Project

It is common – when planning for a new deck or patio cover – to find out that a building permit will be required by the jurisdiction you live in.  Each city/county varies in its requirements, but the general rule of thumb is any structure greater than 30″ from the ground will require a building permit. What is the

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2014 Consumer Choice Award

We couldn’t be happier to be able to offer our customers a quality product like Undercover Systems.  Homeowners love the facelift that it gives their homes – not to mention all the dry, usable space – and we feel confident standing behind our lifetime warranty against leaks.

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Picnic

Thank you to all of our employees, subs, vendors, and families who were able to come out this Saturday for the BBQ!  What a fun day of games, networking, and amazing food. And nice job to Kyle Doty for winning first in the USI group in the morning’s Warrior Dash in Bonney Lake and the

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