Signs that it’s Time for a New Deck

Your deck is looking old and weathered. Should you do the usual yearly maintenance or is it time to replace it? For safety reasons, it’s important to determine if it is time for a new deck. Signs to watch for: There are definite signs that a deck has deteriorated and may need to be replaced. Your deck posts are rotting …

Should I Use a Low-Maintenance Composite for my Deck?

Spring has arrived! The sun is shining. The birds are singing and flowers are beginning to appear. It’s time to enjoy the glory of nature from a new deck. You’ve heard about composite deck material. Is a low maintenance composite deck product right for you? What is Composite? Composite decking boards are made of plastic and wood and are covered …

Caring For Your Deck

Econo Decks – Caring For Your Deck You have made the investment and added value to your home with the addition of an outdoor deck. Now to just sit back and enjoy the space with friends and family. There are new furnishings, a barbeque, and a place for the kids to play. Econo Decks recommends taking proper care with your deck …

Proper Building Materials

Decking Materials Adding a deck to your residence adds beauty and living space to your home. Working with Econo Decks as your Calgary deck builder one of the decisions made will be materials for the deck floor and the railing. Living in Calgary, Canada, weather will play a large part in the decision. How will the wood age in the …

Planning Your Deck

Econo Decks – Planning Your Deck The decision is made – you are going to add a deck to your home! Yes! Now you head to the hardware store and just get started, right? Well, you could but maybe start by doing some planning and thinking about how the deck will be used, who will be using it, and the …