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Kapil Tyagi
TruNorth vs. Fiberon Decking: Choosing the Right Brand For Your Project

TruNorth vs. Fiberon Decking: Choosing the Right Brand For Your Project

Interested in a beautiful outdoor deck that requires little to no maintenance? How about a lower total cost of ownership? Or one that will stand up to even the harshest climates? If you answered yes to any (or all) of the above, then a composite deck is the right choice for your home. Now comes the next question: which brand should you choose? More companies are entering the market as composite and PVC decking continues to gain popularity with today’s homeowners. In this article, we’ll be comparing two of the industry’s top-selling brands: TruNorth and Fiberon decking.  Keep reading to...

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Kapil Tyagi
Is Composite Decking Worth the Money?

Is Composite Decking Worth the Money?

It’s no secret that building a composite deck will cost more up-front than building a traditional wood one. As of about a year ago, a 200-square-foot composite deck would cost about $2,700 in materials, whereas a pressure-treated wood deck of the same size would require about $1,400 in raw materials. This price discrepancy - which would be less today given the rising cost of lumber - has inspired some homeowners to ask: ‘Is composite decking worth the money?’   That’s a reasonable question! With inflation impacting households’ bottom lines, savvy Canadian homeowners are looking for ways to limit spending without...

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Kapil Tyagi
What Makes Lanai Decking a Premium Composite Brand

What Makes Lanai Decking a Premium Composite Brand

Homeowners spend over $50 billion each year on furniture and fixtures to elevate their backyards. However, if you’re looking to add style and value to your home, a long-lasting deck is a much smarter investment. Allow us to introduce Lanai decking. Lanai Premium PVC is a relatively new brand in the composite decking world with one goal: helping homeowners make the exterior of their homes just as beautiful as the interior.  Let’s explore what makes Lanai decking the preferred choice for design-minded homeowners: Natural, High-Quality Look and Feel Lanai decking was made for homeowners who prefer the “natural” look of...

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Kapil Tyagi
Why Composite Decking is Better for the Environment

Why Composite Decking is Better for the Environment

Current lumber shortages are a reminder that most of our built world comes from the forest. Not only do natural wood decks not hold up over time — but they’re also a drag on the environment.    Fortunately, it’s possible to build a beautiful outdoor space without harming the planet.   Composite and PVC decking both offer an eco-friendly alternative to traditional wood. Let’s take a closer look at why composite decking is the better choice for green-minded homeowners.    Composite Materials are Sustainably Made   An average-sized wooden deck takes roughly 7 full-grown trees to build — adding 336lbs (153kg) of C02...

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