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19 Brilliant Ways to Design with Hardwood Decking

Posted by Liza Sivek on Tue, Jan 5, 2021 @ 05:01 AM

Natural hardwood decking is second-to-none in beauty, longevity, and low maintenance. There are many, many styles and uses to spark your imagination. We have collected 19 ideas for you here so you can start not just dreaming, but planning.

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Topics: Hardwood Decking, Sustainable design, deck design ideas

Pro Tips for Installing Hardwood Decking: Screw This

Posted by John Parent on Tue, Dec 22, 2020 @ 05:12 AM

In a previous article we discussed some ways to make cutting high-density hardwood decking a bit easier. Well that’s only half the battle.  Fastening the deck boards when installing Ipe hardwood, or any wood decking for that matter, is where most of the labor lies. Learn how to make fastening and installing your hardwood decking easier.

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Topics: Hardwood Decking Installation, Hardwood Decking, deck installation

Measuring for a Hardwood Deck: What You Need to Know

Posted by John Parent on Tue, Nov 24, 2020 @ 05:11 AM

You’ve done your research; you’ve weighed your options and you’re ready to pull the trigger on your new hardwood deck. Now what? The next question is how much do you need? Calculating square footage for a deck is easy. Here are a few tips to help you through.

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Topics: Hardwood Decking, hardwood decks, deck installation

Uplifting Multilevel Deck Designs

Posted by Liza Sivek on Tue, Aug 18, 2020 @ 05:08 AM

Elevate your deck design to new heights.

Have you ever admired a gorgeous multilevel deck and thought "but that's not practical for me"? We have good news...

 

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Topics: Hardwood Decking, dream deck, backyard deck, outdoor living, deck design ideas, multi-level deck

Flat Out Spectacular Single Level Deck Design Ideas

Posted by Liza Sivek on Tue, Aug 4, 2020 @ 05:08 AM

If you are considering a single or ground level deck, you already know it can save you money, time, and labor. However, simple does not necessarily mean basic. In fact, a single level deck has "next level" benefits including budget, design, safety, and adaptable space. Here's some ways to make that work to your advantage.

 

An artist retreat in Maine featuring a Garapa ground level deck.

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Topics: Hardwood Decking, dream deck, backyard deck, outdoor living, deck design ideas