Cost Comparison Guide: Pressure Treated Wood vs Manufactured Decks

You’re sure of one thing. You want to build a new deck. You’re excited about backyard barbeques and looking forward to spending time lounging with family and friends. The trouble is, you’re not sure what kind of deck you should buy. A deck is a significant investment and you want to make sure that you […]

7 Signs That You Need a New Deck

7 Signs That You Need a New Deck

Did you know that since 2003 over 6,500 people have been injured from deck collapses? This is a serious statistic, especially given the fact that nearly everyone has a deck or porch attached to their homes. It’s easy to put off replacing your deck or even inspecting it for safety. But it’s important to be […]

Wood or Composite Decking: Which Should You Choose?

Wood or Composite Decking: Which Should You Choose?

If you’re thinking about building a new deck or replacing an old one, you have a lot of decisions to make. How large will this deck be? Are you attaching it to a house or other structure? Most importantly, what type of material will you use? Designing a deck to suit your needs should be […]

How to Stain Your Deck

How to Stain Your Deck

U.S. homes are now more valuable than ever. Short supply and high median prices are giving homeowners larger assets than many know. Others who are aware of the value of their home and property are looking for ways to reinvest. There has never been a better time to shore up value and beautify your home. […]

10 Tips for Choosing the Best Composite Decking

10 Tips for Choosing the Best Composite Decking

A fantastic deck can be the most wonderful aspect of a home, and also most high-maintenance when spring comes. As winter ends, Americans shell out thousands of dollars to get their deck back to where it was before the wear and tear of harsh weather. Forget being forced to constantly revive your deck from the […]

Why We Trust Trex Decking

Why We Trust Trex Decking

Trex, the world’s largest manufacturer of composite decking and railings, was founded in 1996. In the 21 years since its inception, they’ve made a splash in the decking world. At Decks & Docks, we’re proud to carry the outstanding products Trex manufactures. Here’s why. Trex is an Innovator Trex disrupted the decking world in 1996 […]

How to Prepare Your Deck for a Hurricane

How to Prepare Your Deck for a Hurricane

We’re currently at the height of another hurricane season. It’s been estimated that Harvey and Irma have collectively caused up to $200 billion in damage. That means that knowing how to effectively prepare for a hurricane is essential right now. The first thing on your mind when preparing for a hurricane is the safety of […]

Creating an Ideal Deck Space for Your Home

Creating an Ideal Deck Space for Your Home

Imagine lounging on your deck as the gulls squawk in the distance or serving up the best burgers this side of the gulf. Or maybe you’d rather host a small cocktail party as the sun sets. When you think of your ideal deck space, what is that comes to mind? Your deck can be a […]

How to Clean and Maintain Your Composite Deck

How to Clean and Maintain Your Composite Deck

Once your beautiful new composite deck is installed, you’ll need to clean and maintain it to keep it looking its best for years to come. This will eradicate mildew, help you spot any problems over time, and protect your deck. Here’s what you need to know to clean and maintain your composite deck. Check With […]

Is it Safe to Have a Fire Pit on Your Deck?

Is it Safe to Have a Fire Pit on Your Deck?

Cooler weather means it’s time to set up the fire pit and roast some marshmallows or just warm up a tad by the flames. While some homeowners may build or purchase fire pits in their yards, others may prefer to keep their fire pits closer to their homes. If you’re considering putting or making a […]