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Have you ever experienced something that you knew could never be topped, no matter what may come along after it? Maybe you were lucky enough to have witnessed the final game of the 1972 Summit Series live, found the world’s greatest cheeseburger, watched a movie in the best home theatre imaginable, or visited the most expensive home ever constructed. These things give us pause not only for what they are, but more importantly, for the new standards they create. They inspire the next wave of outside-the-box thinkers to push their limits, try bold new things, and set … Read the rest
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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 Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated John F. Kennedy these two words were at the forefront of his thought process; he hid…fast! You see, speed and stealth are the two biggest allies for these societal outsiders, and though seen as lazy and deviant by most, they are

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star railingStars 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 own key on your smartphone! Yes, the star lives a very privileged life no matter what form it takes. One would think it would be quite difficult to capture any of these star varieties and have them a permanent part of your backyard space, performing … Read the rest

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Deck Construction Projects in Toronto Start At The Deck Store

the deck store Ultimate Deck

Have you ever experienced something that you knew could never be topped, no matter what may come along after it? Maybe you were lucky enough to have witnessed the final game of the 1972 Summit Series live, found the world’s greatest cheeseburger, watched a movie in the best home theatre imaginable, or visited the most expensive home ever constructed. These things give us pause not only for what they are, but more importantly, for the new standards they create. They inspire the next wave of outside-the-box thinkers to push their limits, try bold new things, and set … 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.
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What makes a "Great Deck Design?"


Why is it that some designers can craft stunning and functional designs for decks again and again, when some builders just keep recycling the same old thing with the same old flaws year after year. What magical design juice enables them to kill it more often than not, and others have a challenging time again and again?

I know most of the top deck designers in North America, and if you are reading this you may not have heard of Bobby Parks, Greg Dibernardo, Jason Russel, Robert Hodichak, Paul LaFrance or that Winterburn Guy. Their … Read the rest

Lawrence Winterburn
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