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 »

Size Matters – Large Decks

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When it comes to buying your home, you buy as much house as you can afford and the same rule can apply to your deck. With design and style in mind, it is said that your deck can’t be too big. A large deck is sure to wow but don’t lose sight of the vision you… Read more »

Mississauga Deck Aerial View

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Filmed and edited by Drew Cunningham of Arrested Images, we have a new video that showcases a beautiful elevated deck and pool deck from the air. This grand project was built by Mississauga deck builder Geoff Aucoin, owner of the Mississauga franchise of Hickory Dickory Decks.  

Privacy Screens

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If your deck sometimes feels like a fish bowl, you might be in the market for a privacy screen. Do you enjoy  skinny dipping in your hot tub? Do your neighbours keep inviting themselves to dinner because they can’t resist your gorgeous deck and scrumptious bbq? A privacy screen can be a decorative and relatively inexpensive solution. A… Read more »

Railings add style… and keep the cat out

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If you’ve ever found the neighbour’s cat doing the back stroke in your pool, you know how important it is to have a good rail system on that awesome deck of yours. I know what you’re thinking. A great deck railing won’t keep a cat out of a pool. You may be right, but a… Read more »

Deck Lighting… A Bright Idea

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Your deck has broadened your living space and so too can your deck lighting. Your dream deck could have safety issues without it, so whether you’re building a new deck or considering deck lighting for an existing deck, it really is bright idea.   Entertaining on your deck during the day is a no brainer. … Read more »

Perfect Pergolas

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Pergolas have to be the prettiest outdoor element out there.  It’s the sweetheart of the decking industry and at Hickory Dickory Decks, pergolas are the icing on the cake.  A well built pergola can complete a backyard makeover like nothing else. Designing your pergola allows for plenty of creativity and there are endless options.  Size… Read more »

This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Screened-in Porch

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Porches are trending in the housing market today and a screened-in porch can not only add value to your life but also, value to your home. The new home owners of today are becoming porch sitters and the increase in popularity of screened-in porches is creating a world of design options like never before. With… Read more »

Our New Deck Design Book

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Hello, my name is Tom Jacques and I am the CEO and founder of Hickory Dickory Decks. Drew Cunningham, a good friend and our favorite Hickory Dickory photographer, and myself finally decide to write and publish our very own deck design book. After over 25 years of designing and building over 20,000 custom decks and… Read more »