Outdoor Living

Whether you believe climate change is real or not, our planet is warming up and 2017 saw a record number of wildfires ravage the West Coast of North America. The effects on humans, wildlife and fauna were of course far more serious than our need to build beautiful new decks, but as many communities continue to […]

Advances in all-weather materials and furnishings have extended the usefulness and enjoyment of our Outdoor Living Spaces, but while these comforts have become the norm, the backyard lifestyle continues to evolve, as homeowners look for new ways to extend their time in the fresh air. Trex offers a glimpse at the top five outdoor living trends this […]

Living in Vancouver – you have to expect a little rain here and there and local Social Media users often flood the streams of Instagram, Twitter and Facebook with photo’s and hashtags to do with whatever weather system has blown our way. Whether it be fogcouver or raincouver, it seems we’re obsessed with our weather, so come rain, […]

The heatwave continues here in British Columbia, but as those long summer days begin to grow shorter, you can be forgiven for starting to think about your fall wardrobe, pumpkin pie or what to wear for your neighbors Halloween Party. But don’t despair, because there’s still time to create an endless summer with these 5 Creative Deck Lighting […]

As consumers – it’s only natural that we default to the obvious. Large Corporations have the financial resources necessary to dominate advertising in all forms of media, which means our subconscious minds are trained to associate these brands to products we’re shopping for. Choosing to shop with a big box store is no guarantee that you’ll […]

Whether you’re installing clear cedar soffit, or building a brand new hardwood deck with exotic woods like Ipe, Tigerwood, Batu or Mukulungu – there is one thing that we can guarantee. Wood is not perfect. If the main box that you need to tick when considering which product to use on your siding, deck or […]

LOW MAINTENANCE TREND Each year we see an increase in customers opting for low maintenance decking materials for their outdoor living space. This trend sees more and more people opting for synthetic decking products over traditional building materials like Western Red Cedar and Pressure Treated Pine, which often require annual maintenance such as cleaning, sanding and refinishing.   […]

Summer is here – which means it’s time to start thinking about breathing some new life into that tired looking Deck. You can dramatically transform the look of old wood by washing, sanding and re-coating with a new product or colour, but before you start – we have some professional advice from one of our best selling […]