5 Misconceptions About Low-maintenance Decking

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Low-maintenance decking is no longer the “newest thing” in the decking industry. Though the industry continues to grow, low maintenance decking has been available to the consumer for more than 20 years. Despite its history, there remains many misconceptions about these products – misconceptions that can have people turning away from the option of low-maintenance…. Read more »

Putting your Deck into Hibernation

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After a fun-filled summer on your deck and the outside space it provides, the leaves will soon begin falling. Your deck might need to take a hibernation of sorts and getting your deck ready before the snow flies will make the spring cleaning of your deck a whole lot easier. Declutter Take a step back…. Read more »

What kind of franchise should I buy?

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Are you tired of being managed?  Sick of answering to someone else? Might be time to become your own boss.  But this can be easier said than done. If you’ve decided to make the leap from employee to entrepreneur, and you’ve decided that a franchise is the way to go, realizing your dreams will only… Read more »

What will my deck cost?

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If you are in need of a new deck, your budget will certainly be a big factor when it comes time to make decisions on what that deck might look like. Many of us will only have a deck built once or twice in a lifetime. For this reason, alone, it is difficult to get… Read more »

Understanding low maintenance decking

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Whether you call it plastic decking, vinyl decking, low-maintenance, composite or eco-friendly decking, you could no doubt use a little more knowledge before you make the jump into a low maintenance deck this season. Low maintenance decking products are not all cut from the same cloth and indeed vary greatly when it comes to composition. You will… Read more »

What’s Your Budget?

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With any home renovation project, having a budget is essential. It matters not how much something costs if you can’t afford it. Here are some tips that will help you with the process of developing a budget for that new deck, or any home improvement project for that matter. How long will you be living… Read more »

6 Hottest Outdoor Trends for 2017

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Six outdoor trends that you may never have heard of are leading the market in outdoor design and decor. Implementing even one of these will give your property a fresh face and perhaps bring it into this century. If you are like the average homeowner, you don’t renovate or redecorate your outdoor space every year…. Read more »

Decking Peeves and their Solutions

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Having a great deck will go a long way in making or breaking our outdoor space. When it comes time to build or replace that deck, it’s important to identify those things that cause concern for you. Your decking pet peeves as we like to call them. All decking materials have their limitations. Different limitations… Read more »

Happy Anniversary to Us!

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It’s not every day a business finds itself in the happy place of celebrating 30 years in business. Hickory Dickory Decks is delighted to be meeting this milestone. We’ve come a long way baby! With Tom Jacques, fresh from McMaster University with a degree in business commerce at the helm, the great decking company with the silly name was born…. Read more »