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Build Your Dream Deck

You may be the ultimate do-it-yourselfer who’s not intimidated by the thought of building your own deck. Even if you have little experience with building projects, there are some aspects of a deck build that you can accomplish on your own -- and in the comfort of your home. No matter your experience, we have the resources to help you start your outdoor building project! Pick Your Perfect Color Potentially one of the more exciting steps of planning your deck build is selecting the color (o...

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Color Combinations for 2021

Composite decking choices continue to grow as manufacturers add color choices, features and longevity. New for 2021, we have launched a whole new line of decking – Deckorators® Trailhead, with three color choices, and introduced two new colors to our Vista decking line: Trailhead Ridgeline Trailhead Pathway Trailhead Canyon Vista Silverwood Vista Dunewood   Our newest line of decking: Trailhead, in Pathway, Ridgeline and Canyon. Our Vista line features four p...

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Key Safety Features for Your Deck

Safety features often take a backseat when planning a new deck build. However, regardless of your current needs, adding these necessary features to your deck will add long-term equity to your outdoor living space. Fortunately, creating a safe space outdoors is easier than you may think! Slip Resistance is Key A turn in the weather can cause your deck to go from safe to slippery in an instant. Typical wood and PVC decks may become slick with wet weather conditions, so selecting a slip-resistant d...

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Repair Or Replace? How To Know It’s Time For a New Deck

Deciding whether to repair or replace your deck can be a difficult decision. However, with time-consuming and expensive upkeep, it is often the best choice to start fresh with a new outdoor living space that can be enjoyed just as much as your interior space! Here are some signs that you’re well past due for a new deck. Missing Balusters, Boards and Screws An important safety feature of any deck is properly installed railing and balusters, as well as properly fastened screws and boards. W...

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Deck Designs to Spark Your Imagination

While in the early stages of planning your new deck, there are many considerations to make that don’t involve functionality. Ideally, the design of your deck should reflect your personality and the style of your home, yet finding inspiration can be difficult. While decks can be a prominent feature of your home’s exterior, they are the perfect place to try a bold design. Here are some design ideas to leave you brimming with the confidence to create your own one-of-a-kind deck design. ...

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