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July 2024
Deckorators highlights the latest outdoor living trends as detailed by HBS Dealer, focusing on multifunctional outdoor spaces and the growing demand for sustainable materials. The report also emphasizes the rise of health and wellness features, the popularity of retractable decks for flexible outdoor living, and the resurgence of front porch designs. Deckorators underscores the seamless integration of technology and outdoor entertainment solutions into these spaces, catering to consumers' preferences for comfort and functionality outdoors. These trends are pivotal in shaping the future of outdoor living.
June 2024
Deckorators Venture Decking has been recognized by Qualified Remodeler as one of the top requested products. Featuring two new colors - Saltwater and Sandbar, this composite decking line offers a maintenance-free solution with strong warranties, appealing to builders seeking quality and affordability.
June 2024
Deckorators is highlighted as the "Most DIY-Friendly" decking choice in the "Tested This Month: Engineered Decking" section of Good Housekeeping. Known for its user-friendly design, Deckorators makes installation easy which is ideal for DIY enthusiasts. Additionally, Deckorators offers competitive pricing and durable, low-maintenance materials, making it a practical option for hands-on builders.
May 2024
Deckorators Voyage Decking featuring Surestone™ technology was utilized in the renovation of a property overlooking Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada, where Simcoe Decks employed custom heat bending of composite boards for a seamless, low-maintenance deck with a stunning view. Our innovative decking, crafted with crushed limestone, offers durability, slip resistance, and minimal thermal expansion, providing homeowners with a year-round outdoor living space backed by our extensive warranties.
May 2024
Deckorators is featured in a recent article showcasing thoughtfully designed fire pit areas with expert-backed tips. Deckorators category marketing manager, Michelle Hendricks, highlights its role in creating a distinct conversation zone, separate from the dining area. The integrated bench, crafted from matching deck material, not only ties the aesthetics together but also optimizes space in compact outdoor settings.
May 2024
The latest issue of Deck Specialist emphasizes the crucial role of innovation in the decking industry, citing Michelle Hendricks, Category Marketing Manager for Deckorators. Hendricks discusses balancing safety and aesthetics in railing design and stresses the importance of sustainable materials for the future. Additionally, the issue highlights advancements in deck mounting brackets, focusing on improvements in installation ease and durability.
May 2024
The article emphasizes the importance of deck safety and maintenance, particularly during Deck Safety Month and Water Safety Month in May. Michelle Hendricks, Deckorators Category Marketing Manager, highlights the significance of recognizing and mitigating safety risks in outdoor living spaces to ensure enjoyment throughout the year. Using the acronym "SAFER" - Signs of Damage, Access, Fall Prevention, Electrical, and Regulations - homeowners are encouraged to proactively assess and address potential hazards, with Deckorators offering reliable products to enhance safety and longevity.
April 2024
In response to evolving outdoor living preferences, Deckorators highlights a growing emphasis on transitional zones, as revealed in its Contractor Insights Survey. Homeowners are prioritizing features such as pergolas, built-in seating, retractable screens, and covered decks to enhance comfort and privacy in their outdoor spaces. This trend underscores a shift towards creating versatile and inviting outdoor environments tailored to meet the needs of modern lifestyles.
April 2024
The article highlights the top five best composite decking brands of 2024, emphasizing their quality, durability, and aesthetic appeal. Among these top brands is Deckorators, recognized for its exceptional performance and innovative design. Deckorators stands out for its commitment to providing high-quality composite decking options that meet the needs of homeowners seeking both durability and style for their outdoor spaces. With Deckorators included in the top five, it solidifies its position as a leading choice for consumers looking to invest in premium composite decking materials.
April 2024
In the latest insights on decking trends, industry experts express optimism despite potential challenges like interest rates and inflation. Manufacturers anticipate continued growth driven by the demand for outdoor living spaces, emphasizing the importance of knowledgeable dealers in educating customers on product options and trends. Michelle Hendricks, Category Marketing Manager for Deckorators, notes a shift towards neutral deck colors, emphasizing homeowners' preference for versatility and adaptability in outdoor spaces.
April 2024
Discover the cutting-edge offerings from Deckorators showcased in LBM Journal's Deck Issue. Dive into the world of decking, railing, accessories, and deck fasteners as Deckorators unveils its newest products and trends. From innovative designs to enhanced functionality, explore how Deckorators continues to lead the industry with its forward-thinking approach.
April 2024
Deckorators® introduces Surestone™ technology, revolutionizing outdoor decking with crushed limestone for reduced heat and exceptional strength. At the International Builders' Show, Deckorators also showcased their Privacy Screen System and Aluminum Rapid Rail, emphasizing innovation and versatility. Additionally, Deckorators partners with the PGA TOUR as the Official Decking and Railing sponsor, solidifying their commitment to excellence in outdoor living.
March 2024
Qualified Remodeler discusses outdoor living trends for 2024, based on a report by Deckorators and insights from deck builders and remodelers. Trends include prioritizing functional design with flexible-use zones, the rise of cocktail rails for socializing, and a shift towards minimalistic deck colors. Additionally, features like privacy walls, heaters, outdoor kitchens, and multi-functional spaces are gaining popularity, reflecting homeowners' desire for comfort and versatility in their outdoor areas.
March 2024
The Deckorators Privacy Screen System, featured as a hot product from the 2024 International Builders’ Show, provides an innovative solution for adding both definition and seclusion to outdoor spaces. With user-friendly installation and versatile customization options including screens, slats, and decking, homeowners can create a personalized outdoor retreat tailored to their preferences.
March 2024
The Deckorators 2024 Outdoor Living Report focuses on what homeowners have been requesting most for their outdoor spaces, including functional design, regional color trends and more.
March 2024
Michelle Hendricks, Category Marketing Manager for Deckorators, emphasizes the significance of blending indoor and outdoor spaces seamlessly through careful design choices. Covered decks and pergolas are highlighted as essential elements for expanding living areas while maintaining comfort and connection to nature. The article also mentions design features like fireplaces and outdoor kitchens that enhance the outdoor experience for year-round enjoyment.
February 2024
Deckorators has been named the official decking and railing partner of the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions through 2027, as reported in Deck Specialist Magazine. The partnership, emphasizing excellence, innovation, and success, will commence at the NAHB International Builders’ Show on Feb. 27-29, where Deckorators will showcase its outdoor living products and kick off the collaboration with the esteemed PGA TOUR.
February 2024
Featured in Builder Magazine, Deckorators showcases Aluminum Rapid Rail, a contemporary railing solution with an easy installation system. Available in Textured White and Weathered Brown, this product features a durable powder-coated finish and is compatible with 2-1⁄2-inch and 4-inch aluminum post kits, offering a stylish enhancement for outdoor living.
February 2024
The PGA TOUR and Deckorators announced a multi-year partnership designating Deckorators as the Official Decking and Railing sponsor. Deckorators will showcase its products at PGA TOUR events and on digital platforms. The collaboration emphasizes excellence, innovation, and a shared commitment to exciting and inspiring fans.
February 2024
Michelle Hendricks, Category Marketing Manager at Deckorators, discusses the increasing trend of homeowners investing in outdoor living spaces, with a focus on collaboration between contractors and clients. The article highlights a project by Deckorators Certified Pro Jonathan Moeller of Colorado Custom Covers & Decks, showcasing a multi-level backyard retreat designed for usability and functionality. Material selection, like Deckorators Voyage Decking, and innovative design solutions, such as Contemporary Cable Rail, are emphasized for their contribution to both durability and aesthetics.
February 2024
Deckorators Privacy Screen system is prominently featured in the lineup of innovative products showcased at Design & Construction Week. This customizable outdoor solution offers homeowners the opportunity to enhance their living spaces with both design elements and seclusion.
February 2024
Deckorators, a leading brand of UFP Industries, will introduce Surestone™ Technology, a mineral-based composite decking material, at the 2024 NAHB International Builders' Show. Crafted with crushed limestone, Surestone™ products offer reduced heat, superior strength-to-weight ratio, and customizable aesthetics, emphasizing Deckorators' commitment to industry advancement.
February 2024
Deckorators, a leading brand of UFP Industries, has unveiled Surestone™ Technology, a mineral-based composite decking material made with crushed limestone. The innovative product boasts reduced heat, superior strength-to-weight ratio, slip-resistant grip, and minimal thermal expansion or contraction, combining natural wood-grain patterns with rich colors for customizable outdoor living spaces, showcasing the company's commitment to industry advancement.
January 2024
Builder Magazine unveils the cutting-edge trends that will define 2024 home exteriors. Michelle Hendricks, Deckorators category marketing manager, offers invaluable insights into how Deckorators stands at the forefront, spearheading the creation of personalized and innovative outdoor spaces for today's homeowners.
January 2024
Deckorators' 2024 Outdoor Living Report highlights trends like functional design and the rise of cocktail rails. The report also emphasizes the company's commitment to industry leadership and provides insights on outdoor projects in collaboration with Extreme How-To.
December 2023
Deckorators is proud to announce that its innovative Privacy Screen System has been featured among the top 75 new and updated building products for 2023. This annual selection showcases the "best of the best" in cutting-edge building materials and solutions.
October 2023
Michelle Hendricks, Marketing Manager for Deckorators, shares six ways to maximize every inch of your home by creating an outdoor oasis you can't wait to spend time in.
September 2023
Deckorators Certified Elite Jason Varney, owner of Dock & Deck, received an Honorable Mention from Qualified Remodeler's 2023 Master Design Awards for his Lakefront Farmhouse project.
September 2023
Transform your outdoor space into an entertainment haven with a custom-built entertainment wall, a trend that's reshaping outdoor living. Michelle Hendricks, Marketing Manager for Deckorators, explains how these versatile outdoor features not only enhance your lifestyle but also add value to your property, offering a unique and multifunctional approach to outdoor gatherings.
September 2023
Discover the latest in dock design with insights from Michelle Hendricks, Marketing Manager for Deckorators with projects from Deckorators Certified Pro, Jason Varney of Dock & Deck, as Better Homes & Gardens explores seven captivating dock trends that elevate outdoor spaces.
August 2023
Deckorators Certified Pro, Sean Collinsgru, is Chief Vision Officer at Premier Outdoor Living and host of the Hardworking Happy Hour podcast. He talks with Zach about the importance of creating content to build a large and invested audience.
August 2023
We recently convened members of our Certified Pro Program for a panel discussion, unveiling current outdoor trends
August 2023
Deckorators is proud to be featured in the summer issue of Better Homes & Gardens featuring insights from Michelle Hendricks, Marketing Manager for Deckorators. The issue also highlights outstanding projects courtesy of Deckorators Certified Pros Simcoe Decks and Premier Outdoor Living.
July 2023
Sunbelt Forest Products adds Deckorators brand to its portfolio, offering customers a convenient one-stop solution for outdoor living products. With streamlined distribution and simplified ordering, Sunbelt aims for optimal efficiency in the greater Nashville market and potential expansion to other locations.
July 2023
Deckorators Certified Pro, All Decked Out, has been honored with the prestigious title of 'Deckorators Specialist of the Year' in the July/August 2023 issue of Deck Specialist. Their exceptional craftsmanship and expertise in creating stunning outdoor living spaces have set them apart as a true industry leader.
June 2023
Deckorators Vista Composite Decking Earns Coveted Spot in Qualified Remodeler's Prestigious Top 100 Most Requested Products List for 2023
May 2023
Qualified Remodeler explores the growing trend of covering docks and decks to enhance outdoor living spaces. With insights from industry experts, Jason Varney of Dock & Deck and Sean Collinsgru of Premier Outdoor Living, readers will gain valuable tips on choosing the right materials, designing functional and stylish covers and maximizing the usability of waterfront areas.
May 2023
Deckorators is proud to be an official 2023 Deck Safety Ambassador and a sponsor of Deck Safety Month®. NADRA educates consumers, industry professionals, and inspectors about proper deck installation and annual inspections to ensure deck safety. It's crucial that we all Check Your Deck® regularly to prevent accidents and injuries.
May 2023
Projects from Deckorators Certified Pros Jonathan Moeller of Colorado Custom Covers & Decks and Sean Collinsgru of Premier Outdoor Living are featured in the recent article from Architectural Digest.
April 2023
Deckorators is featured in the recent print edition of Qualified Remodeler. Certified Pro Sean Collinsgru of Premier Outdoor Living is highlighted showcasing a project using Deckorators decking and railing, along with additional features on Venture Decking and Aluminum Rapid Rail.
April 2023
Michelle Hendricks, Marketing Manager for Deckorators, provides valuable insights on the strong demand for contractors as well as creating the best possible experience for our customers. Deckorators latest wood-plastic composite (WPC) board - Venture Decking is also mentioned.
April 2023
Deckorators hosted its sixth annual Pro Summit, bringing together professional builders in the decking industry to exchange knowledge and insights on design trends, installation techniques and material innovations.
March 2023
Deckorators announces new railing innovations and Michelle Hendricks, Marketing Manager for Deckorators, shares remodeling insights for renovations that are made to last.
March 2023
Deckorators new Venture Decking line is featured in the March 2023 Issue of LBM Journal.
February 2023
Retrofit Magazine features Deckorators new decking colors—Saltwater, a warm smoky taupe, and Sandbar, a classic medium brown—with our new Venture Decking product line.
February 2023
Livingetc magazine shares 10 design-forward looks to elevate your outdoor space featuring insight from Deckorators Certified Pro Sean Collinsgru of Premier Outdoor Living.
February 2023
Deckorators Certified Pro Jonathan Moeller of Colorado Custom Covers and Decks is featured on the cover of the most recent issue of HBS Dealer. Michelle Hendricks, Marketing Manager for Deckorators, discusses outdoor living trends for 2023 and Venture Decking, Vista Decking and Aluminum Rapid Rail are featured as well.
February 2023
Deckorators Deck Designer is highlighted as a cutting-edge tool in Pool Magazine.
January 2023
Deckorators Aluminum Rapid Rail is recognized In Products magazine as a novel product featuring a contemporary design with square balusters and simple installation.
January 2023
Deckorators is recognized in an article from Northern Retail Lumber Association for new railing innovations - Aluminum Rapid Rail.