5 reasons to start building your dream deck in the fall

As the colors turn and the temperature drops, you’re probably thinking of putting the patio furniture away, raking the leaves, and preparing for a snug winter indoors. Wait. Why walk away from your outdoor living space during the ideal time of year to improve your home’s value? You can invest in a project that will […]

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Halloween “Deck”-orating

Can you feel the change in the air? We’ve had a fairly hot extended summer, yet it seems that fall has managed to sneak up on us. Before you know it, the leaves will be falling to the ground and the little ones will be running around in spooky costumes and asking for tricks or […]

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Which stain color should I choose?

When it comes to choosing stain colors for your deck, the options are plentiful. At DeckTec, we primarily use Superdeck® Transparent Stain. To get an idea of what Superdeck® Transparent Stain will look like on your deck, take a look at the gallery on our refinishing page. We have eleven examples of decks that we […]

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Is your deck as safe as you think?

In August, right here in Colorado, four people were sent to the hospital from injuries caused by a collapsing outdoor deck.  Any deck 15 years or older is subject to aging problems with some not showing obvious signs of decay until an accident happens. Don’t become a victim of this notoriously unseen problem. (Video Source: […]

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10 Ways a Deck or Patio Roof Addition Can Enhance Your Outdoor Living

Part 2 of 2 Here is the second in our series covering other ways a roof addition can enhance your outdoor living experience. Privacy Matters – Some backyards make you feel like you’re in a fishbowl, with neighbors on all sides and even above you. By adding some drop down blinds from the beams on […]

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