The Ultimate Deck Podcast

Helping you keep your finger firmly pressed on the decking industry, the people in it, and the information you need to master the backyard. Hosted by Shane Chapman.

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Decks come in all shapes and sizes, but the high majority of them are 250 square foot rectangles with some railing and a set of stairs.  So what are some things you can do to spruce up your deck, that...
May 30, 2020
Deckorators is a long time player in the decking industry.  But with their releases of EOVations lines of decking over the past number of years, they have really started to gain massive traction withi...
May 25, 2020
For sometime, out listeners have requested an episode about the many maintenance free railing options available.  And we resisted for some time, wondering how we could possibly make that episode inter...
May 17, 2020
The biggest name is the decking industry somehow took 77 episodes to join The Ultimate Deck Podcast, but it's finally happened: Paul LaFrance joins Shane and Wade to talk about how he got into the bus...
May 9, 2020
One of the big brands of composite decking that doesn't come up in conversation as much as the big two behemoths of Trex and TimberTech, is Fiberon.  Fiberon makes great products and has really steppe...
May 3, 2020
Trex remains the most well known brand of composite decking in the world.  They have a variety of lines and price points that received a little mix up in 2019.  We revisit their lineup in 2020 and giv...
April 26, 2020
Every once in a while, a project blows up on Instagram that makes everyone perk up and start thinking about where the creative limits actually end with deck projects, and in 2019 that was the NADRA Aw...
April 19, 2020
Decked Out Contracting of Regina, Saskatchewan has been serving the Regina and area market for over a decade, as one of the few specialized deck builders.  Owner and operator Michael Shaheen joins us ...
April 11, 2020
TimberTech is one of the biggest names in low maintenance outdoor products.  Their decking offerings are numerous.  So just WHY WOULD you ever buy TimberTech?  Well, we go through the entire lineup an...
April 5, 2020
This or That: We take a look at the two most common options at each deck building stage and discuss their pros and cons, and our preferences.  Piles, framing, decking, railing, light...should you choo...
March 28, 2020

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