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The Deck Store’s blog offers expert advice & tips on how to maintain your decks, from deck cleaning, deck care and maintaining decks in Canadian weather.

Illuminate Your Backyard with Deck Lighting

Simon Slater - Sunday, April 15, 2018


A deck is a great way to make the most of your outdoor space while adding value to your home. But to be able to enjoy your deck in the evening hours, it's important to have quality deck lighting. Deck lighting not only adds function to your deck, it also can update the entire look. There are several different varieties of deck lighting available depending on your needs, and each one has specific functions and advantages. Read More


Building a patio is a perfect way to update your outdoor space. It not only adds charm and function to your space, but it can also add value to your home. When choosing paving stones to use in your new patio, you'll find that there are many different kinds available. AZEK patio paving stones stand out from the rest for many different reasons. AZEK Permeable Pavers are an alternative to concrete paving stones that can be more cost-effective and easier to install. Read More

Why You Need Cutek Stain for Your Calgary Deck

Simon Slater - Thursday, March 15, 2018


Decks can add a lot of function, charm and value to your home. But they need to be maintained and cared for to keep them looking fresh and new. A little hard work will go a long way to save you time and money down the road. When looking for quality stain products for your deck, look no further than Cutek Deck Stain. Read More

The Pros and Cons of Cedar Wood Decking Material

Simon Slater - Thursday, March 01, 2018


When building a new deck or porch for your home, there are several things to consider. Size, shape and location are all factors that go into your new project, but one of the most important decisions to make regarding your new deck is what materials to use. Nowadays there are several different options. You could use composite decking boards that are made from recycled materials instead of natural wood. Or you could go with a more traditional look with cedar wood decking. What's the difference? Both materials have several advantages and disadvantages, depending on your needs. Let's take a closer look. Read More

Create an Elegant Deck Design Using Wolf Composite Deck Boards

Simon Slater - Thursday, February 15, 2018


A great way to upgrade your outdoor space is to install a deck. Not only does it add value to your home, but it also can add more function and charm to your space. When choosing decking materials, a great way to go is composite. Composite is made from recycled materials and is built to be stronger and more durable than wood. You never have to sand, seal or paint composite so it will last decades without more than an annual soap and water wash. More and more homeowners are choosing composite today and one of the top brands of composite decking material is Wolf. Using Wolf composite deck boards will give your deck an elegant look. Read More


Hot Tubs can make a great addition to your home. They are a relaxing way to spend time outdoors, even on chilly nights. The Deck Store will have everything you need to install your new deck, but before you do, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Read More

Trex Deck Builders: Tips on Planning Your Next Deck Build

Simon Slater - Monday, January 15, 2018


A great way to update your outdoor space and add value to your home is to install a deck. When choosing deck materials, composite is a great choice over wood. It's built to be stronger and more durable than wood and you'll never have to stain or paint. A simple soap and water wash annually are all you need to keep your deck looking brand new. Trex Deck builders have many advantages that make them stand out from the rest when choosing composite for your next deck build. Read More

How Composite Decking Can Add Value to Your Home

Simon Slater - Monday, January 01, 2018


A great way to add value to your home while updating your outdoor space is to add a deck. Wood decks can be expensive and hard to maintain, which is why more and more people are choosing to use composite decking materials instead of wood for their outside projects. Read More

Fiberon Composite Decking: Keeping the Environment Green

Simon Slater - Friday, December 15, 2017

Fiberon Composite Decking Calgary

There are several factors to keep in mind while picking out composite decking materials for your next project. One of the most important things to consider is their environmental impact. Well, you can have peace of mind knowing Fiberon is one the most environmentally conscious decking material companies there is. Fiberon composite decking was recently named a 2015 Eco-Leader by Green Builder magazine, the building industry's top publication that focuses on environmental issues. Fiberon takes great care in their measures to ensure the least amount of impact on the planet. Such as: Read More

Create an Elegant Deck with Timbertech Deck Railings

Simon Slater - Friday, December 01, 2017

Timbertech Deck Railings

A great way to update your outdoor space is to upgrade your existing deck or create a new one. With all the different materials available today, how do you know which ones are the best for your home? Timbertech Deck Railings are resistant to mold, mildew, stains, and scratches and have a traditional high-end look. Timbertech Deck Railings have smooth lines and hidden hardware and look amazing in any of the colors it comes in. Here are some other benefits of Timbertech Deck Railings. Read More


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