Deckorators Blog

Always innovative, always diverse, our decking, railing and accessories will enhance your outdoor project for years to come.

Bring Simplicity and Style to Stair Rail Installation

Deck stair railing installation is often tricky, but easy-to-install connectors can help. Deckorators® offers bracket solutions to make your composite and aluminum stair railing installations fast, simple and, of course, stylish. Deckorators offers two types of stair rail brackets within our CXT composite and ALX aluminum Deckorators railing systems: U-brackets and external brackets. Both are designed to help you attach railings quickly and accurately, but each gives your customers unique ae...

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ALX Railing is a Keeper for Dream Finders

When award-winning national home builder Dream Finders landed a major townhouse project in Colorado, purchasing manager Rick Lambert went looking for a deck railing system that can be elusive — one with complementary style and the durability to withstand weather extremes. Lambert explained his company’s challenges and railing choice in a recent conversation. Q. How did the Silver Meadows Townhomes project come about? A. Dream Finders is a growing national builder headquartered in Ja...

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An Average vs Beyond Ordinary Deck

Deckorators® will help take your outdoor living space from “average” to extraordinary. But, what exactly is “average”? Until now, the average deck has consistently been between 300 to 350 square feet; however, in recent years, we’ve seen the average deck size  crest over 400 feet in some regions of the country.  For example, in 2015 in the Northeast, the average deck size was 406 square feet, up significantly over 2014. Some of this growth on the outsi...

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Current Color Craze

Composite decking colors have come a long way and we’re seeing more and more variations each year. Just this year, we launched a whole new line – Deckorators® Vault, with two color choices, and introduced two new streaked colors to our Vista line:  Vault Mesquite Vault Dusk Vista Ironwood  Vista Driftwood  In addition to color, the biggest trend we’re seeing is variegation or streaking in the deck board. This look matches color variati...

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Bring the Inside Out

More and more homeowners want to extend their interior design style to their outdoor spaces. This vision goes beyond a simple patio or deck to the freshest on-trend materials, colors and textures inspired by home décor. Below are two simple yet stylish deck accessory options (or updates) to help bring the inside out.   1. Unique Balusters Deckorators® balusters offer a plethora of mix-and-match possibilities to give outdoor rooms an indoor, on-trend feel. Our favorites includ...

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