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Robert Hodichak from The Deck Store Inc. Receives Best of Houzz 2014 Award

Posted by Tim on Feb 5, 2014 3:40:19 PM
Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodelling and Design Professionals in Canada

Oakville, Canada, February 4, 2014 – The Deck Store Inc. of Oakville, Ontario has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodelling and design. The Ontario’s Largest Deck design, Build and Supply company was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.

Leading designers from The Deck Store Megan Willekes and Robert Hodichak

The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2013. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 16 million monthly users on Houzz, known as “Houzzers,” who saved more than 230 million professional images of home interiors and exteriors to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site,iPad/iPhone app and Android app. Winners will receive a “Best Of Houzz 2014” badge on their profiles, showing the Houzz community their commitment to excellence. These badges help homeowners identify popular and top-rated home professionals in every metro area on Houzz.

“The Deck Store is proud of this award. Our dedication to customer satisfaction through sound design, above average building techniques and the largest selection of products allows us the meet customer expectations and provide an innovative experience.”

- Robert Hodichak

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3D Deck Design Gallery
“Houzz provides homeowners with the most comprehensive view of home building, remodeling and design professionals, empowering them to find and hire the right professional to execute their vision,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of community for Houzz. “We’re delighted to recognize Robert Hodichak from The Deck Store among our “Best Of” professionals for customer satisfaction as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”
3D Deck Designing: It’s All About Perception With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like Robert Hodichak from The Deck Store, but also those whose work matches their own aspirations for their home. Homeowners can also evaluate professionals by contacting them directly on the Houzz platform, asking questions about their work and reviewing their responses to questions from others in the Houzz community.

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The Deck Store inc. is Ontario’s Largest Design, Build and Supply firm. The Deck Store has 4 Locations in Oakville, Toronto, Oshawa and Milton. The Deck Store is recognized as an industry leader.

About Houzz

Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish - online or from a mobile device. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to get the design inspiration, project advice, product information and professional reviews they need to help turn ideas into reality. For more information, visit

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Topics: Deck Contractor, houzz, Robert Hodichak, Landscape, Award, decking design, gallery-decking

3D Deck Designing: It’s All About Perception

Posted by Tim on Jan 28, 2014 2:22:53 PM
Remember the first time you saw a 3D movie in the theatre? You may been part of the first generation of 3D, wearing those cheap cardboard glasses with the blue and red lenses, sitting dumbfounded by the vivid scenes playing out before you. Or maybe you’re a 3D rookie, not really aware of this technology at all…until a film like Avatar arrived. This modern marvel forever changed the way we viewed movies…so much, in fact, that 3D televisions and Blu-ray players are now common place in many households. For most filmmakers, the quality of the plot or storyline in these films didn’t change, but what did was the way in which they were able to present them to you. Translation? They figured out how to manipulate our perception of the things we were viewing, making us feel as though we had never even seen a movie before 3D was invented. They had tapped into a very basic human dichotomy (our senses), and used them to provide us with sensations and feelings we never knew existed. Soon, other industries were lying awake at night and wondering: what could 3D do for me? Well in the case of the decking and outdoor industry, it can do quite a bit actually.

3D Technology is Changing The World

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Topics: 3d decking design, Decks, 3d design, decking design

It’s official: The Deck Store is going commercial!

Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 12:10:05 PM

Throughout the history of man, we have achieved certain milestones that have altered the landscape of history forever. The invention of the wheel, electricity, and My Pakage brand underwear immediately come to mind…though I guess rubber and plastic are pretty historic too. Oftentimes these revelations in thinking are simple concepts that have a larger impact than originally planned (like when Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin). I mean, who knew that not cleaning up after yourself before going on vacation could literally save lives?

It is in this spirit of innovation and achievement, that The Deck Store is proud to present to you its newest business venture: The Deck Store Commercial Division! Concentrating solely on commercial designing, building and supplying, the Commercial Division is your new one-stop-shop for total project completion. From idea conception to workable reality, our team of commercial professionals will work with you to achieve your desired results.

You still get all the industry knowledge and great customer service our residential clients have grown to know and love, but we’ve now upped the ante to apply it to total commercial project management. Why have multiple companies working on your commercial space doing things such as landscaping, hardscapes, artificial grasses and lighting, when you can keep your entire project under one roof? Especially when that roof houses the industry leaders in outdoor living spaces (*cough* Deck Store *cough*).

Our areas of expertise and outdoor solutions

The Deck Stores Commercial Division’s passion is to help customers explore new, innovative, low-maintenance, eco-friendly and sustainable products for various commercial applications. With a program designed around green options and LEED credit accumulation, you can be sure to achieve complete service satisfaction, competitive pricing and environmental friendliness simultaneously. Our range of products is unlike anything you will find among industry competitors, and with four showroom locations in and around the GTA, stopping in to view samples and discuss project details has never been easier.

So if you’re looking to get the ball rolling on your next commercial project, look no further than The Deck Store. Contact us today to get started, and start your road down the path of partnering with an industry leader!


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Topics: New Products, Decks, low maintenance deck materials, homestars, LEED credits, Adjustable Patio Covers, Commercial Division, decking design, Services

Take your decking project to the MAAX!

Posted by admin on Jun 12, 2013 12:16:23 PM

No, that was not a typo you saw up there. We are of course referring to the best hot tub and spa builder around, MAAX Spas! Here at The Deck Store, we value quality above all else, both in our work and with those we do business with. It is important to not only surround yourself with good, quality people, but also with good, quality products as well. So naturally when looking for a hot tub and spa manufacturer to enter into a dealership agreement with, we searched high and low for the proper fit, the spa “ying” to our decking “yang” (if you will). And after an exhaustive search, feet full of blisters and the loss of several pounds of water weight, we came upon our Holy Grail. And what we found more than accounted for our efforts.

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Topics: maax, Decks, spa, decking design, Services

Free E-Book: 5 Steps to Choosing the Right Deck Contractor

Posted by admin on Jun 6, 2013 12:18:07 PM

If you've ever gone through a renovation project on your home, you know it can be a tedious process. It's usually full of constant inconveniences, noise, and wind sprints down your street after the family dog (I have yet to find a contractor who knows how a gate works). And all that is after you've gone through the painstaking process of selecting the individual or company who was lucky enough to get your business! There has to be a better way...right?

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Topics: Deck Contractor, popular, Decks, The Deck Store Library, e-book, decking design, Services

Stunning Mississauga Project Kicks Off 2013 Decking Season In Style!

Posted by admin on May 22, 2013 10:16:19 PM

Nothing feels better than throwing your snow shovel in the garage for the last time and preparing yourself for all the fun and excitement of another summer spent grilling and congregating on your back deck. The Cavatassi family from Mississauga, ON were so excited in fact, that they threw their entire deck away too…and replaced it with this beautiful design!

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Topics: Deck Lighting, wolf, decking design, lighting

Free eBook: 7 Ways New Materials & Technology are Changing Deck Designing

Posted by admin on May 13, 2013 2:53:06 PM

These days, shopping for decking materials is like trying to pick a unique grain of rice out of your bowl; they all look the same, feel the same, and generally all appear equal to each other. Though you may not be as picky when choosing a Chinese restaurants based on the uniformity of their rice dishes, you can ill afford to be as easy going about the material chosen to adjourn your deck. Let's face it, the investment is substantially more on your deck, and the longevity and satisfaction has to last you more than an hour. With that in mind, The Deck Store is proud to present you with an all-new e-Book "7 Ways New Materials & Technology are Changing Deck Designing" ebook. This publication aims to provide you enough valid information to make a more informative decision about your next decking project, while simultaneously bringing you up to speed on the advancements that have taken place in the industry in the last 15 years.

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Topics: New Products, popular, Deck Lighting, Decks, Awnings, Landscape, Roof, Hidden Fastening System, media, Adjustable Patio Covers, decking design, lighting, TimberTech, Pools

Adjustable Patio Covers in Canada

Posted by admin on Apr 3, 2012 11:57:08 AM

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Topics: New Products, Decks, decking design, Patio Covers

The Deck Store now offers advanced computer designs for your decking or landscaping project!

Posted by admin on Feb 17, 2012 8:50:46 AM

See our large assortment of deck ideas, 3D computer designs, pictures of completed decks and building plans. Whether you're going to build a deck, pool, patio, or garden, we can assist you with amazing designs and concepts.

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Topics: deck, deck ideas, 3D computer designs, decking design, building plans

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