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Greg DiBernardo

Greg DiBernardo

“Passionate” is the best word that can be used to describe Greg DiBernardo. His professional world revolves around constructing beautiful outdoor spaces for his clients using cutting edge materials and methods that will stand the test of time.

Greg is a nationally recognized figure in the deck building industry. He’s a regular contributor to the industry’s trade publication, Professional Deck Builder magazine, writing feature articles that dictate the deck and outdoor industry’s best practices for design, construction and management. He’s also a Contributing Editor for Tools of the Trade magazine and a frequent author for The Journal of Light Construction and Fine Home Building.

He has been a presenter and speaker for the National Association of Remodelers (NARI) and large building supply companies on advanced deck building and business topics.

A deck and construction industry insider, Greg’s notoriety affords him close personal connections with major industry manufacturers assisting them with product development, design and testing of new and existing building materials.

Greg has also made TV appearances on the The Today Show, DIY Network, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, House Smarts, and the Food Network.

He resides in Canton, GA with his wife and daughter. www.peachtreedecksandporches.com

Greg DiBernardo's Posts

Gas Cans that Actually Work Gas Cans that Actually Work

In 2009, the EPA adopted a California Air Resources Board (CARB) rule that banned the sale of traditional gas cans. Read more

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Björnkläder Work Pants Björnkläder Work Pants

These Scandinavian-designed work pants have built-in sleeves for holding kneepads, waist-level nail pouches, and all kinds of specialized pockets. Read more

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Björnkläder Work Pants

Several years back I was at the JLC LIVE trade show and an exhibitor was selling Scandinavian-designed work pants that had built-in sleeves for holding knee pads, waist-level pouches, and all kinds of specialized pockets. I bought a couple of pairs and before long I had stopped wearing my old work pants. Those first pairs of work pants were from Blakläder, but I have since switched over to a brand called Björnkläder. Read more

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A Deck Builder's Tool Kit A Deck Builder's Tool Kit

These specialized tools boost productivity and quality. Read more

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Tool Test: 18-Volt Drill/Drivers Tool Test: 18-Volt Drill/Drivers

Today's cordless drills are significantly better than the ones I used four or five years ago — they have more power and greater runtime, and take less time to charge. Many of them are lighter, too. The most obvious change has been the move from nicad to lithium-ion batteries, with lithium-ion becoming the de facto standard for pro-grade tools. But it's not just the batteries that have gotten better; now motors are smaller and more efficient, and chargers charge more effectively, because they communicate with the batteries. Read more

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