wood-decking

  1. Trex Composite Decking Vs Wood (What You Need To Know)

    trex composite decking vs wood

    A Trex® composite deck is ready whenever you want to use it. No sanding, staining, or painting here. A little soap and water or a quick power washing is all the maintenance Trex requires. Wood decks take constant care. Trex composite decking is more durable and longer lasting. When you look at all Trex has to offer, wood decking begins to feel like signing up for a second job.

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  2. Complete Guide For Building a Deck [Updated for 2023]

    Guide For Building a Deck

    Building a deck can add value to your home and increase your living space without the expense of adding an additional room to your house.

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  3. Your Most Common Deck Stain Questions - Answered!

    Common deck stain questions

    Every couple of years deck owners must add the task of staining the deck to their project list. Usually, this only takes a couple of hours to do and is quite a simple task, but there are tons of questions out there when it comes to this project. You probably have heard to do it in cloudy, cool weather, thicker coats last longer, and your new deck needs to sit for a couple of months before applying the stain. Are these true? Or myths that have been shared among others for years? Below you’ll find the most common questions we are asked and what the answers are to each one.

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  4. Are Decks Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

    Are Decks Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

    Now that you can enjoy your new deck you may start to wonder what would happen if it got damaged, it did cost you a good amount of money anyways. A common question we get a lot is if your deck is covered under homeowners insurance. The answer varies from policy to policy but a good insurance policy typically has similarities. Let’s see if you’d be covered in the worst-case scenario situation.

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  5. Can Deck Cleaner Kill Grass? (3 Non-Toxic Natural Alternatives)

    Can Deck Cleaner Kill Grass?

    Before I started the project of cleaning my deck this weekend, a question popped into my head. After doing some landscaping in my backyard I was concerned the deck cleaning product could kill my grass and freshly planted flowers. I did a quick Google search but it was hard to find an answer so I decided to write this blog post so others with the same question can get a clear answer. I also wanted to add some amazing and easy-to-make all-natural cleaning products that I ran across during my research.

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  6. Can Decks Be Built In Winter? (5 Reasons Why You Should)

    Can Decks Be Built In Winter

    The Deck Store is based in Minnesota and we experience harsh winters 4 months out of the year and tons of our customers wait until summer to start building their new decks. Typically this is too late to start as by the time you have drawn up your plans, made your material lists, received all your materials, and then built your deck, it is almost fall. Now, many DIY builders think that it is simply not possible to build a deck during the winter months but contrary to popular belief there are several reasons why it is best to build during the cold. The best part about building in the winter? You can enjoy your deck in the spring and summer!

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  7. How to Build and Design a Ground Level Deck

    How to Build and Design a Ground Level Deck

    Ground-level decks cost less and are easier to build than other standard decks. Here is what you should know before you begin designing your new deck.

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  8. 10 Deck Design Ideas for Your Next Project

    10 Deck Design Ideas for Your Next Project

    Get inspired with these deck design ideas, you will be able to turn your outdoor living space into a relaxing getaway for you and your family.

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  9. Your Guide on How to Paint a Deck

    Your Guide on How to Paint a Deck

    Painting a deck is great to get that updated new look without spending a lot of money or hiring a professional. Paint acts a lot like deck stain where it also protects your deck from damage. Painting a deck that looks professional is not rocket science by any means but you will want to follow the steps below to get the best results.

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  10. Materials You Should Use for Your Pool Deck

    Materials You Should Use for Your Pool Deck

    Nothing completes the look of your pool like a brand new deck does. Not only does a deck help with safety but also adds a modern look to the landscape. If you are ready to install decking by your pool or looking to upgrade an existing deck this article is for you. We go over everything you need to know and how to choose the best materials.

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