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The 2 x 6 Days of Christmas

Nov 22, 2017 | Posted in Product Spotlights By Travis Hart

2 x 6 Days of Christmas

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!

Inspired Choices


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OZCO Project Kit - Deck Pergola with 6x6 Posts

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.

Shop the OZCO Pergola Kit



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Westbury Tuscany Aluminum Railing

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!

Shop Westbury Aluminum Railing



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1850 CONCEALoc Hidden Fasteners with FREE TigerClaw Pneumatic Gun

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.

Shop Hidden Fasteners and TigerClaw Combo Packs



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Wild Hog Welded Mesh Panels

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?

Shop Wild Hog Welded Mesh Panels



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Feeney CableRail

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.

Shop Feeney CableRail



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Fortress Fe26 with Pure View Glass Balusters

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.

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DeckLites LED In-Deck Light by TimberTech

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.

Shop Decklites LED In-Deck Lights



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Textured Face Mount Aluminum Balusters by Dekpro

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!

Shop Face Mount DekPro Balusters



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SCREENEZE® Screen Frame

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!




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Durables Manchester Premium Vinyl Railing

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!

Shop Durables Manchester Railing



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Trex Transcend Composite 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.

Shop Trex Transcend Railing



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Trex RainEscape Deck Drainage System

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.

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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!


Deck of the Month Winner - November 2017

Nov 07, 2017 | Posted in Deck of the Month By Jaclyn

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Textured Face Mount Aluminum Balusters by DekPro and Premium Cast Flat Top Post Cap by Dekor
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Premium Cast Flat Top Post Cap by Dekor
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Fortress Accents Post Base Trim Cover
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Textured Face Mount Aluminum Balusters by DekPro

Congratulations to Gene from Kansas for winning our Deck of the Month contest for November! Gene can now enjoy his amazing back yard while relaxing on his new deck! He used Textured Face Mount Aluminum Balusters by DekPro. To complement his railing, Gene also used the Premium Cast Flat Top Post Cap by Dekor and the Post Base Trim Cover by Fortress Accents. Congrats Gene, we hope you enjoy your new DecksDirect swag!

If you have a photo you would like to submit to our contest, simply post a photo to Instagram including the hashtag #DecksDirect OR submit a photo with a review on the appropriate product page. By doing so, you will be entered to win great prizes from our Deck of the Month Contest!


Labor Day 2016

Aug 31, 2016 | Posted in Messages and News By Kim Grinde - Van Engen

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day!

DecksDirect will be closed Monday, September 5th, 2016 for Labor Day.

DecksDirect wishes everyone a happy and relaxing Labor Day weekend. As a reminder, DecksDirect will be closed on Monday, September 5th, and will resume regular hours on Tuesday the 6th. Shipping times will also be affected. 

Monday, September 5th: 

  • No Deliveries

Tuesday, September 6th: 

  • FedEx Express – Open
  • FedEx Ground – Open
  • FedEx Home – Closed

Please keep these dates in mind as you make your shipping plans. Feel free to contact the DecksDirect team with any questions at or give us a call at 1-888-824-5316 


Deckorators CXT Composite Rail System

Aug 04, 2016 | Posted in Product Spotlights By Rachelle Gordon

Deckorators CXT Composite Rail System Blog

Deckorators CXT Pro Railing System

For a railing system that’s dependable, durable, and unique, check out  Deckorators CXT Pro. This composite railing system is customizable in several ways, from post caps to balusters - there are hundreds of different combinations to choose from!

Step-by-Step Railing Design

The Deckorators CXT Pro system allows for a completely unique railing system via five easy steps. Simply choose your post sleeves, post caps, rail packs, balusters, and baluster connectors - all of which are easy to find on the DecksDirect website. There are lots of great accessories to mix and match as well, from post skirts to post cap lights.  Stair hand rails and baluster adapters are also available if needed.

There are three base colors to choose from when beginning the customization process of the Deckorators CXT Pro system - black, dark walnut, and white. Pick from classic round balusters or estate square balusters - whatever your pleasure. Post caps are available in a variety of styles and finishes - try the Victoria High Top Pyramid Post Cap for a traditional yet snappy look or the Designer Solar Post Cap for added illumination that’s also energy-efficient.

Function Meets Fashion

CXT’s “U-Bracket” design ensures both a stable connection between rails and posts and a seamless look. The bracket is concealed by the decorative rail, meaning you get a secure structure without the hardware eye-sore. Enjoy the aesthetic value offered while feeling confident that your railing is safe and built to last.

Let the Team Help You

If you are unsure where to start when building your custom CXT Pro railing system, our knowledgeable deck specialists are here to help. From figuring out sizing to picking colors and finishes, the team at DecksDirect will ensure your railing system is just right. We have professional estimators on site in order to help you find the right railing system combination to fit your style and budget.


4th of July Shipping

Jun 27, 2016 | Posted in Messages and News By Angelene

Happy 4th of July

Independence Day Shipping Schedule

DecksDirect will be closed Monday, July 4th, 2016 in observance of Independence Day.

DecksDirect wishes everyone a happy and safe 4th of July weekend. As a reminder, DecksDirect will be closed on Monday, July 4th and will resume regular hours on Tuesday the 5th. Ship times will also be affected:

Monday, July 4th: 

  • No deliveries

Tuesday, July 5th: 

  • FedEx Express –Deliveries as Normal
  • FedEx Ground – Deliveries as Normal
  • FedEx Home – No Deliveries

Please keep these dates in mind as you make your shipping plans. Feel free to contact the DecksDirect team at or give us a call at 1-888-824-5316.


Dekor Teardrop LED Rail Light

Jul 09, 2015 | Posted in Product Spotlights By Ronya

Dekor Lighting

Dekor Teardrop LED Rail Light

The Teardrop LED Post Lamp by Dekor deck lighting has the glow of three LED bulbs to your deck and fence posts. It gives your deck and railing a nice glow. The Dekor Teardrop Led Rail Light is made of solid cast aluminum construction with rich colors and finishes that give this light a distinctive style. These teardrop lights add an elegant touch to any post or railing.

Dekor deck lighting


  • Color Options: Hammered White, Antique Metal Black, Oil Rubbed Bronze, and Dark Copper Vein.
  • Voltage: 12 Volts DC
  • Wattage: 1.2 watts per light
  • Compatible Dimmers:  EZ Waterproof Remote LED Dimmer
  • Material: Powder-coated Sand Cast Aluminum
  • Illumination Area: 35-40 Lumens


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