The Advantages of a Louvered Roof: The Best Deck and Patio Cover

The Advantages of a Louvered Roof: The Best Deck and Patio Cover When it comes to deck and patio covers, a louvered roof, also known as a pergola roof or adjustable patio cover, is a popular and highly recommended choice for homeowners. These versatile structures provide the perfect amount of shade and protection from the […]

The Pros and Cons of Composite Decking: Is it Right for You?

The Pros and Cons of Composite Decking: Is it Right for You? Composite decking is a popular alternative to traditional wood decking, made from a combination of wood fibers and plastic, typically recycled materials. While composite decking has many benefits, it also has some downsides that homeowners should consider before making a decision. Want to […]

Best Herringbone Deck Ideas

The herringbone deck pattern is a complex, enjoyable design that adds a dynamic appeal to your deck surface. A herringbone arrangement may be made using varied deck board widths or colors to produce an interesting deck pattern by continually placing two deck boards at a 45-degree angle. Herringbone works better with larger decks that have […]

13 Cool Under Deck Living Space Ideas

The purpose of creating a deck is to expand your home’s living area into the outdoors. However, the growth of elevated and second-story decks does not have to stop there. You may transform the region beneath your deck into practically whatever you choose! By waterproofing the ceiling above, you may add functionality to this under-deck […]

Top 7 Deck Trends For 2023

Do you enjoy entertaining friends and family but don’t have enough hosting space? Or do you enjoy spending time outside but lack a beautiful or usable location to do so? We get it! You want a lovely outdoor place in which to entertain, relax, and spend time with family. Perhaps you have a vision for […]

Top Five Reasons Why You Need Steel Deck Framing

1. Sustainable Steel Production Unlike the coal-smeared smelting furnaces of yesteryear, today’s steel manufacturing employs over 90% recycled resources, has decreased greenhouse gas emissions by 36%, and raised water recycling to 95%. Steel has earned a position among materials recognized by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and […]

Ten Reasons To Design Your Backyard in the Winter

Do you want a new backyard but don’t know where to begin? It could be that you’ve already thought out your backyard and have a good idea of what you want. We get it, it’s hard to visualize the final picture! At Ace of Decks, we get people on both sides of the spectrum. However […]

Building Your Deck in the Winter 2022

The midwest is known for its unrelenting cold weather which comes with a bout of snow, ice, and sleet. The last thing on your mind is probably to have a deck completed during this time and we don’t blame you. However, what if you were able to have your deck completed before all of the […]

How To Waterproof Your Deck

A deck is a beautiful addition to any home, providing an outdoor living space for family gatherings, barbecues, and relaxation. However, with the constant exposure to the elements, your deck can be vulnerable to water damage. Water can seep into the wood, causing rot, decay, and even structural damage. That’s why it’s essential to waterproof […]

Top 9 Things To Know Before Building A Deck

Building a deck can be a great way to add value to your home and create an outdoor living space for entertaining and relaxing. However, before you start building, there are a few important things to consider to ensure that your deck is safe, functional, and meets your needs. In this post, we’ll explore the […]

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