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Published February 14, 2011

Companies that make composite and cellular PVC decking remain the one bright spot in the building and construction market. Many of them have grown at a high-double-digit pace during the past three years in spite of the housing downturn —- or perhaps helped by it to some degree, as homeowners turned to remodeling projects.

Despite their success, decking manufacturers — as well as makers of siding, trim and railing — have had to adapt to a rapidly changing market filled with new consumer demands.

“What’s changing is that the consumer doesn’t just … Read the rest

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By Bill Bregar

Published February 14, 2011

In the world of decking, the growth belongs to an “ultralow maintenance” category — decks made with a durable, coextruded capstock and cellular PVC, according to speakers at a Principia Partners conference.

Several speakers even predicted the decking will overtake traditional wood-plastic composite decking, which has experienced some problems with mildew, color fading and staining. Standard, uncapped WPC decking could become a lower-end product fighting it out with wood decking, they said.

“Demand for those [ultralow-maintenance] products has increased every year since their introduction in 2003, and grew even faster during the … Read the rest

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Construction of a deck attached to your house is a great idea not only because it is a place for entertainment, but also because it can add a high resale value to your home. However, although there are many DIY deck building ideas out there, the best investment to make when building a deck is to hire professional contractors who specialize in deck construction. A professional deck installation company will create a custom design specifically for your needs, provide the right materials, and guarantee the work is complete on a deadline. When … Read the rest

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Homeowners Are Falling For Custom Deck Railings In Toronto

Published February 14, 2011

Companies that make composite and cellular PVC decking remain the one bright spot in the building and construction market. Many of them have grown at a high-double-digit pace during the past three years in spite of the housing downturn —- or perhaps helped by it to some degree, as homeowners turned to remodeling projects.

Despite their success, decking manufacturers — as well as makers of siding, trim and railing — have had to adapt to a rapidly changing market filled with new consumer demands.

“What’s changing is that the consumer doesn’t just … Read the rest

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Deck Construction Projects in Toronto Start At The Deck Store

Published February 14, 2011

Companies that make composite and cellular PVC decking remain the one bright spot in the building and construction market. Many of them have grown at a high-double-digit pace during the past three years in spite of the housing downturn —- or perhaps helped by it to some degree, as homeowners turned to remodeling projects.

Despite their success, decking manufacturers — as well as makers of siding, trim and railing — have had to adapt to a rapidly changing market filled with new consumer demands.

“What’s changing is that the consumer doesn’t just … Read the rest

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What Design Professionals Expect from a Deck Company


When a landscape designer refers a deck company, what do they want? The lowest cost? Kickbacks? Shortcuts? Not anymore.

Interior/ Landscape Designers often find dealing with Deck Companies a challenge, and vice versa. The skills of deck builders varies wildly and often there is a bit of a culture clash that can happen when expectations are not met. Designers, Landscape Designers and Architects are all quite different breeds and meeting their expectations can be a challenge for some builders. This post gives an insight into what makes our relationships with designers and architects of all descriptions successful.
Concept design by Megan Willekes at The Deck Store, Inc
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