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As I sit inside today looking out at the frozen world around me, sipping on my cup of coffee I can’t help but get a little excited. Because I know that we are half way through January, and in another 6 weeks or so, winter will start to ease its icy grip on us. While you are stuck inside, this time of year is perfect to get started planning your new deck. So below is a list of questions for you to ask yourself to help get started. What will you use the deck for most often? Answering this question...

Winter Deck Building

Over the years I have heard the familiar question often, so what do you do for work? My answer, I build decks, is almost always followed by another question, what do you do in winter time? To which I answer, I build decks. Here at Decks R Us we believe that building decks in winter is a great idea, we have been doing it since 2003. Despite its challenges, it has some advantages for us the builder as well as you the customer. One major advantage for us as a company, is we are able to specialize in one thing...

Winter Deck Care

Winter Deck Care
This time of year we get a lot of questions about ice and snow from our customers. Will it damage my deck if I leave the snow on it? What can I use to get the snow off my deck without damaging the floor boards? I will attempt to answer some of the more common questions for you guys. First of all, there are 3 basic types of deck boards, and the answer to the question may be different depending on which type you have. #1. CPVC decking, i.e. Azek, Clubhouse, Timbertech XLM #2. Composite decking (wood & plastic mixture)...