Deck Stains: Choose the Right One for Your Deck

Harsh UV rays, battering rain, and extreme temperatures can take a toll on your wood deck, leaving it faded and dull. Fortunately, a quality deck stain can help revive its appearance while adding a measure of protection against the elements. There are different types that come in several levels of opacity; each type having its own advantages and disadvantages. Keep reading to learn more about the different options before choosing the right one for you.

A few simple and efficient tips to prolong summer in your yard

This year, the temperature has cooled rapidly, leaving us little time to enjoy our backyard one last time. What to do? We found a few ideas so you can set up and savor your backyard oasis. Therefore you will be able to prolong summer in your yard. Let the cooler weather be your ally!

Trees: Decorative allies for your backyard

Spending time outdoors is part of the friendly and family rituals of Canadians. When the summer is coming up, we tend to have family BBQs and long evenings outside. Many try to create a haven of peace to make the most of their backyard. In recent years, several really interesting trends have emerged, and that of the use of nature such as trees has particularly caught our attention.

Deck : Foundations Start with Screw Piles

There are a number of ways to create a foundation for a deck or porch. Homeowners go from one extreme of just putting posts in the ground, without any foundation, to the other extreme of putting in a pier and footing. Ignoring the need for a foundation and just putting a post into the ground isn’t a good idea, as the post can move and heave due to the ground freezing and swelling. This causes the deck to get out of level, nails or screws to loosen, and can ultimately destroy the deck.