Techno Metal Post – Unique Foundation Solutions

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Techno Metal Post offers many competitive options compared to other helical pile installation companies, including adjustable height connectors for structures such as decks, used regularly right here at the Deck Store, and by big name contractors such as Paul Lafrance (we told you they had famous friends). Some of the most important services Techno Metal Post offers involve their methods of preservation and corrosion protection.

Trex Elevations: Perfection From The Ground Up

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I know the first question you may be asking yourself is: why would I want a steel-framed deck? And the answer to this as is simple as it is complex; because it’s better! Our ancient ancestors came to the realization that steel did a much better job of protecting them and provided the foundation for stronger structures because it was not an organic substance (such as wood). You could change the recipe, so to speak, if you wanted something harder, softer, pliable, etc…where by comparison, you get what you get with trees.

TimberTech: The Definitive Guide

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If you’ve spent enough time outdoors enjoying nature, you’ve no doubt come across her most important and abundant resource: trees. These lovable members of the plant family give us so much, while expecting next to nothing in return (except some nice dirt and plenty of water…who can say no to that?). They provide us cool […]

Penofin Wood Finish: Good Enough For a Horse

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Esthetics are something the human race has been concerned with since the dawn of time. We have planted flowerbeds in our yards, hung things from our walls and placed those little garden gnomes in our grass for this specific reason (what else would possess a man to do this??). Esthetics is the reason why single […]

Titan: Gods Of The Outdoor Living Space

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The name “Titan” has been used to describe many things throughout the history of man, and has somehow managed to find its way into many different facets of society. Whether you’re talking about a football team from Tennessee, Greek gods, a truck made by Nissan or a really cool name for your dog, there are […]

No screws, no clips, no clamps. Just HIDfast!

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The words “hid” and “fast” have become synonymous with many negative aspects of the crime world over the years. From getaway drivers to secret hideouts, guns, cars and backroom dealings, the criminal typically has the majority of his activities fall into one of these two categories. Let us not forget, as an example, that after […]

It’s official: The Deck Store is going commercial!

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Throughout the history of man, we have achieved certain milestones that have altered the landscape of history forever. The invention of the wheel, electricity, and My Pakage brand underwear immediately come to mind…though I guess rubber and plastic are pretty historic too. Oftentimes these revelations in thinking are simple concepts that have a larger impact […]

The Future of Your Yard is Bright; You’re Going to Need an Awning

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Summer is the time most of us look forward to for eight months out of the year…unless you’re a parent and have to find creative ways to keep your kids out of the house. It is the time of swimming, watermelon, lemonade, sand and surf. Yes, we routinely dread the day it ends and automatically […]

Ever dreamed of owning a dolphin? We have a pool for you

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Dolphins may be the number one fantasy pet of all time. At one point or another in our lives, we’ve all wanted to own one…whether that meant trying to rationalize housing it in the bathtub or family pool or figuring out a way to call one to your dock or shoreline at a moment’s notice. […]

AZEK Pavers: A Writer’s Journey Into The Land of Labour

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Writers, by nature, are a lazy bunch. We are not typically the ones to go on grand adventures, play in championship games, or defend our countries during a time of war. “The pen is mightier than the sword” may seem deep in its meaning (and most writers count it as their favorite quote), but trust […]

Versailles Outdoor Curtains: The Final Male Frontier

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Curtains! Just the mere mention of the word invokes excitement in most women…and utter despair in their male counterparts. Rarely can a topic result in such polarizing reactions between sexes…well, unless you count romantic comedies, candles or weddings. Okay, so maybe men and women actually differ on a lot of subjects come to think of […]

Teaming Up With ACVRC For National Home Safety Month

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If you’ve been following our blog at any time in the past two months, you’ve no doubt become accustomed to witty opening lines and dry humor. Let’s face it, decking is not exactly the most entertaining of subjects and a little fun can go a long way. However, this blog entry is no laughing matter. […]

Zip-Up your under deck system and your pocketbook

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If you want something badly enough in life, maximum effort is usually required. Rome was not built in a day, professional athletes do not reach the hall-of-fame after their first game, and children graduating from university in 24 hours would be absurd (though seemingly reasonable for them, I’m sure). In this fast-paced world of instant […]

Let Your Railing Be The S.T.A.R Of Your Backyard Project

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Stars can come in many forms, from gracing international stages, to selling out sporting events and captivating you on the silver screen. They can also quite literally fall from the sky and be a member of your favorite constellation. Children receive them in sticker form for a job well done, and they even have their […]

For sure footing around your pool or patio surface, choose Rubaroc!

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The invention of a substance called rubber brought about many changes in the day-to-day activities of modern man. No longer were shoes uncomfortable to walk in, steering wheels cold and unforgiving or tires chipping away in chunks of rock on the side of the road. Rubber also brought countless joys to children in the form […]

Bison are not extinct. They’re made of wood and installed on rooftops!

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Since 1995, United Construction Products Inc. have been manufacturing and supplying Bison brand decking pedestals and wood decking tiles for commercial and residential customers alike…and seldom is heard a discouraging word. What are wooden tiles and pedestals, you may ask? Well essentially they are a false ceiling type of system, but developed for your deck or patio instead of being used overhead.

Is it real rock? Or is it NextStone?

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When you say the word “rock” several things come to mind. You might picture anything from head banging and mosh pits, to frustrated cavemen trying to invent the wheel, or even mountains, cliffs and canyons. Depending on which group of thinkers you reside in, you may or may not be interested in the advances in […]

Don’t Just Do Decking…Do Trex!

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Being the first to do something can be difficult. I imagine the first person to try and domestic a dog, for example, probably didn’t fare too well. Likewise for the first person that tested shark repellant, attempted to skydive or thought alligator wrestling was a fantastic idea. Being a pioneer in any area has its […]

Take your decking project to the MAAX!

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No, that was not a typo you saw up there. We are of course referring to the best hot tub and spa builder around, MAAX Spas! Here at The Deck Store, we value quality above all else, both in our work and with those we do business with. It is important to not only surround […]

How consumers can navigate their way through the PVC and composite jungle

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As you may have noticed, purchasing PVC or composite materials for decking is not unlike purchasing a new car; there are a variety of makes and models, and every one comes with a salesman who will swear on his mother and unborn children that he’s giving you the best deal. Some are only after your […]

Free E-Book: 5 Steps to Choosing the Right Deck Contractor

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If you’ve ever gone through a renovation project on your home, you know it can be a tedious process. It’s usually full of constant inconveniences, noise, and wind sprints down your street after the family dog (I have yet to find a contractor who knows how a gate works). And all that is after you’ve […]

Does Low-Maintenance Decking Live Up To The Hype?

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If you’ve spent enough time researching your next deck project, you’ve probably been confronted with enough texture choices and material options to make your head spin. Fortunately, the Deck Store is here to help keep your equilibrium steady and your feet planted firmly on your new decking of choice. While it’s true that all materials […]

Is your deck safe? Check it.

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Fiberon Deck Safety Infographic May is Deck Safety Month. But we want you safe ALWAYS. Also, check out the Deck Safety Program at NADRA, the North American Deck and Railing Association. Please download and reuse Fiberon infographic. Source: Fiberon Blog

Stunning Mississauga Project Kicks Off 2013 Decking Season In Style!

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Nothing feels better than throwing your snow shovel in the garage for the last time and preparing yourself for all the fun and excitement of another summer spent grilling and congregating on your back deck.

Bring Your Deck Back to Life!

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The advancements in decking technology over the years have been substantial, and if you’ve decided to have any of them adjourning your home, you are no doubt pleased with your investment. If however you are not among the fortunate, there is still hope for you! From the DeckMAX line of products, comes PVC Deck Revitilizer; […]

One Material, Two Sides: Resysta is a True Alternative to Tropical Wood

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“Resysta is extremely resistant and provides for an especially beneficial eco-balance” Resysta manufactures an environmentally friendly decking system that provides the look of wood with a smooth or corrugated face. Resysta’s new technology of PVC rice husk is resistant to weather, pests and fungal decay as well as cracks, splinters and swelling. This low maintenance […]

Free eBook: 7 Ways New Materials & Technology are Changing Deck Designing

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These days, shopping for decking materials is like trying to pick a unique grain of rice out of your bowl; they all look the same, feel the same, and generally all appear equal to each other. Though you may not be as picky when choosing a Chinese restaurants based on the uniformity of their rice […]

New partnership with High Point Deck Lighting

High Point Deck Lighting is proud to announce a new partnership with The Deck Store Inc. as their Ontario distributor. The Deck Store will handle all of the inquiries and sales to new and existing customers of High Point Deck Lighting for Ontario. With a substantial inventory of lighting products on hand at all times, […]

The Deck Store is now a dealer for Dolphin Fiberglass Pools

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Dolphin Fiberglass Pools, the only one piece fiberglass pool made in Canada. Four locations in GTA: Toronto, Oakville, Milton and Oshawa. 1-866-618-4154

Google pioneers a whole new office in Toronto. With the deck built by The Deck Store.

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The outdoor patio at the new Google Canada offices in Toronto features a mini putt green. (Deborah Baic /The Globe and Mail)

New source of exotic hardwood decking in Ontario

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The Deck Store is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with a reputable hardwood mill in Brazil to supply Ipe, Cumaru, Garapa, and Tigerwood decking and hardwoods to the Ontario market. Place your order now to ensure delivery and get the best pricing in the market place. Premium quality material. Decking profiles: 1×6 grooved or […]

Staying Safe While Renovating Your Home

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Today, The Deck Store, Inc. has a guest blogger. Brian Turner is a health advocate and blogger for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance. Where many home owners are planning renovations to older homes which could contain paint and asbestos, we feel that this information is highly relevant to you. The article below is about the health […]

CableRail by Feeney: Industry’s only complete railing system featured by TimberTech

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TimberTech has partnered with Feeney, Inc., well-known in the industry for their premier CableRail by Feeney cable assemblies, to bring the industry’s only complete railing system featuring TimberTech’s high-quality, composite railing with Feeney’s stainless steel CableRail infill. Designed together as a system for the first time, this new offering provides a more efficient buying process […]

Arcadia Roofs – Modern Automated Awnings

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Outdoor living and dining are growing exponentially. Previously, homeowners have historically been forced to choose between having large awning covers to protect against rain or smaller awning covers in order to enjoy sunshine in their outdoor living space. Homeowners want an enhanced, attractive area that is aesthetically pleasing, useful and cost-effective to construct. Boosting in […]

New TimberTech Cortex Hidden Fastening System

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TimberTech has officially entered into a partnership with FastenMaster® to promote and sell TimberTech Cortex Hidden Fastening System. This product will be added to 2013 TimberTech product line up. Company strategy is to build a strong hidden fastening offering by marketing our already popular CONCEALoc® alongside TimberTech Cortex as new COMPLETE hidden fastening solution. FastenMaster […]

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Virtual Is The New Reality

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For many of us, technology can be just as frustrating as it is helpful. Sure, it can guide us to finding things faster, can connect us with people and businesses instantaneously, or can locate a contractor for us lickety-split (don’t forget to visit our social media pages, coincidentally!), but it can also be annoying having […]

Homeowners Are Falling For Custom Deck Railings In Toronto

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When considering deck projects in Toronto, most homeowners are looking to maximize their outdoor living space. Thoughts turn to decadent food preparation, mood-lit dining, and sun-drenched lounging first before turning their thoughts to keeping all that safe and sound on the deck. The height of your deck will determine if a deck railing is required […]