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When you want to build a deck, there are several things to consider…Build A Deck 101: It surprises many people to find out that one of the most important steps in building a deck is getting a permit to actually build the deck. Which begs the question: When you want to build a deck, why is a permit important, and how does someone obtain a building permit? Why is a permit necessary for deck building?
Did you know Wahoo Decks’ beginning happened when Wahoo Docks developed AridDek, an aluminum deck product for marine decking applications? AridDek is now one of the most popular aluminum decking board options on the market. (And it’s perfect as marine decking too!) AridDek’s debut all started over a decade ago when Wahoo Docks engineered AridDek as the perfect marine decking for their low-maintenance aluminum boat docks. Now Wahoo Decks’ AridDek marine decking is used on
Looking for deck design ideas? We can help! Decided you want to build a deck but you need help with deck design ideas? If you don’t know where to start, this is normal. There are many things to consider. Probably one of the first things you need to think about when building a deck is the size you want your deck to be. The size of your deck can depend on many other outside factors,
You may be considering an aluminum deck but are wondering, do aluminum decks rust? It’s a question that we get asked often here at Wahoo Decks and it’s a relevant question. Many fear that because aluminum is metal your aluminum deck will eventually rust. Even so, the fact of the matter is that aluminum decks do not rust. How Rust Can Affect Aluminum However, aluminum can corrode. First, let’s address how rust can actually affect
If you are a homeowner who wants a new deck, but doesn’t know where to start this interactive deck design tool is just what you need. Everyone has different preferences and uses for their deck. This is why an interactive tool with custom options is a great place to start. Read on for a look into how Wahoo Decks’ interactive tool can help you narrow down your options to make more informed design decisions. And
It may seem daunting at first, but it’s possible to use an interactive deck design guide to get the deck results you have in mind. The key is to avoid getting caught up in what other people tell you. The most important factor in designing a deck is your lifestyle. Consider your family and the ways you plan on getting the most out of your new deck. Will you be entertaining big crowds on it?
Even when compared to other, more common alternatives, aluminum decking is great for vacation homes. Some people are prone to sticking with what they know. This could mean settling for hardwood, composites, or high-density plastics. While these options have some benefits, they all fall short when stacked alongside quality aluminum decking. Keep reading for a look at aluminum decking’s advantages—both short and long-term—for your vacation home. You might just find yourself rethinking some prior beliefs
If you’re planning a deck, don’t forget to consider the plants for the space. Plants can enhance the look and feel of your outdoor living area. But they can be functional as well as beautiful. Here’s what to keep in mind when choosing plants for your deck space. Pest Repellent Varieties No one wants to sit out on the deck and spend the entire time swatting flies or smacking mosquitoes. Instead of using toxic spray
Are you considering a deck or patio upgrade? If you want to add a new space or bring an existing up to par, now’s a great time to do it. If you’re like many homeowners, you know you want a change, but you don’t really know where to start. A great place to get some inspiration is by looking at the trends. Here are some of the best ideas we’re seeing in 2019 deck and
Summer’s not over, and we’re not out of great summer cookout ideas. School might be starting again, but the weather is still hot, and there are good times ahead in your outdoor living space. But instead of just having some hamburgers on the deck and calling it a day, do something different to shake things up. Here are some of our best ideas for your summer cookout. Food Is the Focus What’s better than some
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- Do I Need a Deck Permit to Build a Deck? November 5, 2019
- AridDek: Perect for Marine Decking Applications October 14, 2019
- Deck Design Ideas: What Size Deck Should I Have? October 9, 2019
- Do Aluminum Decks Rust? October 2, 2019
- Looking for an Interactive Deck Design Tool? Look No Further! September 16, 2019