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 […]

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 […]

Building A Deck In The Winter?

Whenever we speak about building a deck in the winter to our clients they tend to have a surprising reaction. We understand that the weather is cold and comes with a lot of snow and ice. Contrary to belief, however, there can be some real advantages to the building during the winter months. As a […]

Why Winter Is The Best Time To Build A New Deck 2022

The best parts about winter is cozying up to the fireplace and embracing the warmth that our homes bring us. Spring is out there in the distant future and brings about warmer weather and an ideal climate. This is the time that you should be enjoying your brand new deck right? You may be thinking […]

5 Unexpected Reasons Why You Should Build Your Deck In The Winter 2022

Thinking of waiting until spring to build your deck? Think again, because the benefits of having a deck built in the winter have a lot of benefits. It may completely go against logic. We get that. The cold months are ahead of us, and snow/ice is going to be laid bare for everyone to see. […]

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 […]

Can I Install A Deck In The Fall in 2022?

Every year homeowners ask the question: can I install my deck in the fall? Our answer is absolutely and then some. There are always pros and cons when it comes to building a deck within any of the four seasons. But we are here to analyze why fall is an ideal time to build a […]

Why Fall is the Perfect Time to Start Building Your Dream Deck in 2022

Why wait ’till spring? Fall is the perfect time to build a deck. There seems to be the notion that decks should only be built in the spring or summer when in reality, fall is the ideal time to have a deck built. A lot of homeowners are mainly concerned about the effect the weather […]

Screened in Deck Ideas in 2022

[xyz-ips snippet=”Blog-Post-Date”] You’re probably thinking about adding a screened in deck to your outdoor living space. You’ve certainly come to the right place. The truth of the matter is that screened in decks have a lot going for them and hold quite a lot of value. Here at Ace of Decks, not only do we […]

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