Deckorators Blog

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3 Tips for Planning Custom Decks

Deckorators® surveys show that your clients want personalized decks with outstanding appearance, performance and value. Use these three tips to plan outdoor living spaces that check every box on their wish list.  1. Evaluate Your Product Options  With so many composite decking brands and products to choose from, contractors should start their planning with research. Dig into new product information and talk to your local dealer about the available options. Compare the features and...

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5 Deck Design Trends for 2017

Deck planning season is underway, and your customers are looking to you for design inspiration and expertise. We’re here to help with our list of five deck design trends for 2017. 1. Distressed Decking Distressed hardwood flooring continues to be a very popular interior design element. Homeowners gravitate to the rustic beauty of distressed hardwood. Now the warm, weathered flooring style is flowing into outdoor living. Decking manufacturers are introducing low-maintenance decking that mim...

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New Postcovers Make Design Upgrades Easy

Looking for an easy way to add stunning detail to a deck, porch or pergola? Consider new Deckorators® two-piece postcovers. Our two-piece stone postcovers come in gray cobblestone and beige stacked stone, offering you the opportunity to turn ordinary deck and porch posts into striking natural-looking pillars. You can add them  to existing posts for an interesting textural upgrade, or incorporate them into a completely new design. Like all Deckorators postcovers, the two-piece options f...

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Introducing Deckorators Dexerdry

Now you can get a revolutionary weatherproofing solution from your single source for exciting and innovative deck products: the new Dexerdry® from Deckorators®!  Deckorators Dexerdry is a simple, easy-to-install weatherproofing system that enables you to create dry zones under raised decks and eliminate water issues from ground-level decks. With Dexerdry, it’s possible to add coveted outdoor living space and storage areas beneath decks with the confidence that they will not be...

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Vault Locks Up This Old House Top 100 Honor

This Old House magazine recently revealed its Top 100 Best New Home Products of 2016. Only one deck board made the respected magazine’s annual list of “game-changers” and “must-haves”: Deckorators Vault composite decking.  Chosen by the publication’s editorial team, the Top 100 names the most innovative and forward-thinking products in seven categories. Deckorators Vault earned one of just 14 spots in the Best New Building Products of 2016 category. ...

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