Is Pressure Treated Lumber Right
For Your DECK Project?

Pressure-treated wood is a great choice for your home deck, thanks to a few key features. It’s permeated with preservatives to prevent pests and microorganisms from inhabiting and consuming the wood fibres. Its economic distillation process provides a saving that we can pass down to customers, so you can get a big project done for less. Pressure-treated lumber decks provide the stability you’re looking for with the longevity features you might be considering in other decking options. Ask us how past projects we’ve completed have complemented the structure and whether it’s right for you!

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Thanks to great economy on various types of lumber and an efficient distillation process, the finished product is ready to go in no time, at a lower price than chemically engineered alternatives. Lumber has a natural appeal that you can brush your hand against to appreciate.


Pressure is the key word here, as chemical solutions are pumped into the plant fibres of the wood. The pressure packs these fibres tighter as a result and makes the wood stronger as a result and able to withstand various inclement weather you find in Canada from east to west – for decades.


Pressure-treated is built different. Unlike untreated wood, pressure-treated wood wards mould from the inside out. The fibres of pressure-treated wood are dense and wicking thanks to the process’ pressure and chemical profile, so you can bet on consistent, inherent moisture resistance - like water off a duck’s back.


The chemical solutions pressure-fed into the wood - to the point of saturation - are anathema to insects, from ticks to wood-boring beetles. Pressure-treated lumber avoids the susceptibility of wood to chips in an outer protective layer and provides consistent protection through and through.

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What Our Customers Think

"Simon and his crew have the most experience and use best tools (incl. software), have the best design to draw from and straight-shooting people, to define, construct and finish the job. Nobody else quotes a job as professionally and / or sees it through to the end as well. You *may* get quoted a bit less, but along with that will come bundles of risk and hassles. No hiccups here. Top notch, turnkey service."

Varand G.

"Was very tired of dealing with contractors. I went to The Deck Store and they walked me through everything from start to finish. The customer service was amazing and the finished product was perfect."

Sean A.

"Very knowledgeable team at the Deck Store regardless of which person we were assisted by. We mostly worked with Hardy and Ken who went beyond to help us out. We are very happy with the composite decking product we chose and feel we paid a less for a better quality product that we had been looking at somewhere else. Highly recommend."


"I really appreciate the service I received from The Deck Store. Hardy is very knowledgeable, helpful and was patient in taking the order, answering questions and providing advice. When I returned to pick up the order of cedar, I brought an auto carrier trailer with high fenders, certainly not the best choice when it comes to loading bundled wood. However, Simon (the owner) and his driver, skillfully and patiently loaded the two bundles of wood. There is no question that I would return for materials for other projects, nor would I hesitate to recommend them. Thank you for the great service."

Rob M.

"I was looking for a good stain for my fence and went to the Deck Store and Hardy helped us explain the benefits of cutek stain and we're glad we picked it up. It looks amazing. Will definitely recommend to friends and family."

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