Decorate your deck

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Fall is wonderful time to decorate. With Halloween and Thanksgiving, our autumn season is filled with colour and our decks and patios are a great canvas to display our joy for the season. We’ve cleared off the plants and we’ve swept and scrubbed down the deck as we consider the upcoming hibernation of our outdoor space…. Read more »

Deck the Fall

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  It’s never too late to start that deck project. There’s nothing worse for a homeowner than deck regret after a great summer. You didn’t have that new deck built and although you enjoyed the summer, you could have done without the splinters. Well, it’s not too late to get that deck of your dreams…. Read more »

Making your New Deck a Reality

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You’re ready for a new deck but don’t know where to start. Building a deck from start to finish has a process that will make your project manageable and even enjoyable. Following this process will take your plans for a dream deck and make it a reality. The process begins by looking at pictures of… Read more »

Sitting Pretty with a Permit

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You’ve decided on a budget, a design, and the contractor for your new deck. You might be questioning whether a permit is needed. The short answer is yes. Throughout most municipalities in Canada, a permit is required when erecting any structure on your property. It’s important to build a deck the right way, because if… Read more »

Railings are the icing on the cake

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You might be delighted to find so many options available to you for the designing of your new deck. And you’ll be downright ecstatic to realize the array of choices available for finishing touches like railings. A great railing is the icing on the cake for your deck creation.   Deck Railing Options While structure and engineering is… Read more »

Beams to put a finishing touch on your dream deck

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Beams can give your deck more than a foundation and stability. Extending your foundation beams or adding beams to your decking project will open up a number of opportunities to enhance your deck’s functionality and appearance. Beams facilitate many other elements of a deck. Beams allow for a roll back shade or a pergola. This… Read more »

Patio and Deck Combination

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Can’t decide between a patio and a deck? You likely don’t have to. You might be asking yourself, “What’s the difference between a patio and a deck?” You might also being wondering which will suit outdoor needs. You may be surprised to find that both are the answer. Patio is a spanish word that means… Read more »

Mixing stone into your deck design

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What’s your vision for that new deck?  Is it simply a pressure treated square deck that says nothing about your personality or are you thinking outside the box.  Expand your vision to include stone.  Stone can set your deck apart from others and add texture and visual effect that is both interesting an calming. Natural,… Read more »