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Small Deck Changes That Make A Major Impact

A few easy steps and simple additions to refresh your deck’s appearance can give your outdoor space a new personality. Give your deck new life with these small enhancements. Photo courtesy of Certified Pro Deck Guardian Inc. Clean the Structure When was the last time you cleaned your deck? Even if you don't use your deck frequently, nature's elements leave layers of dust, dirt and grime that detract from its appearance. The easiest way to clean a deck is with soap and water. Once it dries...

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5 Reasons To Build During The Fall Season

The best time to build your deck doesn’t always have to happen during the spring or summer seasons. Here are a few reasons why you should keep an open mind to building during the fall. Photo courtesy of Certified Pro FWD Construction Reduced Humidity In early fall, many of us enjoy a break from the summer’s heat. The sun is still shining, but it’s not too hot to complete your deck project. The foundation of your deck should be made out of pressure-treated lumber, but any kind ...

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The Ultimate Backyard Transformation

Your backyard is an extension of your home, so why not utilize the space to its fullest? Deckorators products were created with the intent that a deck should be enjoyed with family and friends not only today, but for years to come. This multilevel outdoor space is on another level and is one of the most elaborate deck projects we've seen. We collaborated with Deckorators Certified Elite Pro Sean Collinsgru, owner of Premier Outdoor Living. He specializes in creating full exterior living spaces ...

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Smart Solutions for Small Outdoor Spaces

Summer is here and outdoor festivities have officially begun. But accommodating backyard BBQs and family nights on the deck can pose a challenge for homeowners with smaller outdoor spaces. Maybe your deck space is an unconventional shape or you're concerned about squeezing in comfortable seating when hosting outdoor gatherings. Either way, these four recommendations will help create the illusion of a larger outdoor deck or patio—no matter your square footage. Think Perimeter Seating Put ev...

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Safety First! Check Your Deck This Spring

May is Deck Safety Month and a time to bring awareness to the necessary precautions homeowners should take to ensure their deck is well maintained. Keeping you and your family out of harm’s way is a high priority of Deckorators. It is a major responsibility to safeguard your outdoor living environment and make it enjoyable for all. With the seasonal changes taking place each year, each deck starts to experience wear and tear. May is a great time to revive your deck and prevent unwanted inj...

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