Whether you're snowed in or thawed out this winter, it's a great time to think about your next big project. We can help with all of the materials you'll need for the deck you've always wanted, or just haven't quite gotten around to finishing yet. No judgement here. So whether you're shopping around or seeking that burst of inspiration, we're going to share 12 great ways you can spruce up your outdoor living space, with quality products on a variety of budgets. The 2x6 Days of Christmas have begun, so let's dive into the possibilities!
A pergola is the perfect enhancement for your cedar deck, or the comfortable centerpiece for your outdoor living space. Now take that, and add the wrought-iron flair you get from OZCO Ornamental Wood Ties. While we don't supply the lumber, DecksDirect offers the Pergola Project Kit with all the ties, fasteners, and project plans you'll need to complete your new pergola. Add in OZCO Lumber Shield to keep your cedar timber protected and beautifully vibrant!
What more can be said for one of our best-selling railing systems? Should we tell you about the high-quality powder-coated finishes? Maybe it's the strength you can just feel in every piece, coming together in some of the most attractive packages on the market? Whatever catches your eye, Westbury's Aluminum Railing Systems have the looks to fulfill your vision. There's the classic look of Tuscany, the doubled toprail of Riviera, fashionable infill with Verticable, the wide-open view of Veranda glass, and so much more with optional crossover posts and drink rails. Whatever your taste, you'll love this railing for years to come!
What could be sweeter than laying down your new Timbertech or AZEK decking and landing a sweet deal on enough hidden fasteners to cover 1,000 square feet? Getting an even BIGGER deal with a FREE TigerClaw Pneumatic Gun to make installation a cinch. But maybe you have a different decking material. The same package is also available for Trex with Hideaway Fasteners! TigerClaw also has their TCG Hidden Fasteners to secure a variety of hardwoods and composites; all you'll need with your chosen deck boards is the TigerClaw Slot Cutter.
Classic looks, rugged durability, and easy on the wallet. Wild Hog Welded Mesh Panels are an excellent infill option for your wooden railing, and also your composite railing with Freedom Fill for Trex Transcend. Any way you slice it, Wild Hog Panels provide clear visibility through your railing and make it basically maintenance free. So what's not to love?
Feeney CableRail is the finishing touch that can elevate plain posts and rails into a complete, high-end railing system for your new deck. Compatible with wood or aluminum posts, Cablerail can be purchased in complete Assembly Kits or as individual lengths of Marine-Grade Stainless Steel Cable, with a variety of hardware to achieve the perfect look for your cable railing. Feeney also offers quality tools for quick, clean assembly and proper tensioning.
Interested in aluminum with cable, plus options for LED post cap lighting? Check out Prestige CableRail to see a two great systems come together in a beautiful package.
Some of the highest quality railing we offer is Fortress' Fe26 System, featuring weatherproof construction and some of the highest quality powder-coated finishes on the market. It's no wonder that when you add in tempered glass balusters as your infill for that aply-named Pure View, your deck is truly going to shine with top-quality components. The icing on the cake? It's compatible with other Fortress accessories such as the LED Glow Ring and Fascia Post for a fully-featured, wholly beautiful railing system.
A great upgrade to any deck is the utility offered with low-voltage LED lighting, and Timbertech's DeckLites a perfect solution for a low-profile lighting scheme. Whether they're casting light up onto a post, or illuminating the tread of your stairs, the In-Deck Lights are easy to install and fit right in with a variety of decks and railings. After you get all the lights you need, all that's left is a DeckLites 100 Watt Transformer to literally make your deck shine at night.
This next pick is inspired by our November 2017 Deck of the Month Winner, and the results of using this product speak for themselves. Take the timeless look and feel of a tradtional wood deck, and add in sturdy and easily installed face-mount balusters seen here, and you have a finished product that is simply excellent. You can also add in Dekor's Flat Top Post Caps and Post Base Covers by Fortress to give your railing an even bigger boost, as seen here!
Especially if you're in a warmer climate, a screened-in deck is a great way to enjoy the outdoors without getting exposed to unwanted pests. SCREENEZE Screen Frame Kits install easily without the need for rolling splines, with options for flush mounting and rounded corners, making custom openings a cinch. And check out the for a sturdy entryway compatible with SCREENEZE finishes!
Simple, economical, and easy to maintain, Durables Vinyl Railing is an excellent option for a railing you won't have to fuss over. The Manchester style is classic, featuring square balusters, rectangular top rails, and plenty of add-on options for post caps, handrails, and columns. Especially in a coastal environment, consider the Heavy Duty Post Mount instead of wood posts that are vulnerable to rot and damage from saltwater, and after that? Enjoy your worry-free deck railing!
Another best seller with great savings, and a plethora of options available to make even a complex decking job easy on the wallet. Transcend railing features 7 coordinating colors, multiple sizes for post sleeves, and a wealth of options for infill. Composite, aluminum, even glass panels and Wild Hog Mesh panels with Freedom Fill steel channels. It's all there, including some of the best solar post caps available, just waiting to be added to your outdoor living space.
Let's suppose you're building a deck onto your house for the first time. One of the best ways to add value to your home is to add a drainage system to your deck, doubling the amount of outdoor space for fun or storage. So for our "12th Day", consider Trex's RainEscape Deck Drainage System, and get the most out of your living space. Use this handy Material Calculator to find what materials you'll need, and then plan for a well-protected deck with a clean, dry patio underneath.
Did you find what you were searching for? As always, if you need help or have questions, call us at 1-888-824-5316, or reach out for a quote on your project. We'd love to hear from you!