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September 20 2020 0Comment
What to Consider When Building a Deck - Deck design

What to Consider When Building a Deck

A backyard deck should enhance your outdoor space with its functionality, design and purpose. The deck is an extension of your home and should work for the needs of you and your family. Whether you have unused space, an unfinished backyard or want to revamp your current deck, there are a few things you should consider to build the perfect fit. 

What is the Purpose of the Space?  

Whether it is for entertaining, relaxing, or productivity, thinking about how you will use the space is the first step to creating your perfect backyard deck. If you’re building around an existing deck, think about what you would change or want to

September 12 2020 0Comment
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Take Your Work Outside – Creating an Outdoor Office Space

While many companies have adapted to working from home models, finding the motivation to be productive while at home can be difficult, especially during sunny summer weather. Summer is short, so why not make the most out of the season by moving your workspace outdoors? Take advantage of the summer sun by moving your office to the backyard. You’ll be surprised by the benefits of your outdoor office.

Clear Your Mental Space 

Making this simple yet effective change can have many positive effects on your mood. Working in a new space will allow you to think more freely while enjoying the best of the season. Our physical spaces have a

July 29 2020 0Comment
Which TIVADEK Series Colour Should You Choose?

Which TIVADEK Series Colour Should You Choose?

Customizing your backyard deck has never been easier than with TIVADEK PVC deck boards. Choosing a TIVADEK colour that speaks for you is just the beginning of creating your dream outdoor space. Our synthetic deck material is durable and stylish while providing a stable foundation for your deck. Whether you’re looking for a sleek, classic or contemporary style, TIVADEK offers a range of colours to choose from.

The Architectural Series

Interested in a classic and elegant look? The Architectural Series offers rich and timeless TIVADEK colour that will compliment any home. Inspired by hardwood, the Architectural Series includes four colours: Walnut, Elmwood, Beechwood and Ebony. Walnut is a medium-toned rich …

July 15 2020 0Comment
How to Turn your Backyard into a Cottage Getaway

How to Turn your Backyard Deck into a Cottage Getaway

Summer is the perfect time to relax, spend time with friends and family, and enjoy the sunshine. As a Canadian business, we know how short summers can be. Although summer may look a little different this year with social distancing and safety rules in place, there’s still time to make the most out of the season from the comfort of your own home. Right now is the perfect opportunity to create an outdoor space to enjoy your backyard year-round.

TIVA Building Products is a proud family-run business and we know that family time is important. Having a space to spend time together is essential and a backyard deck is the …

February 19 2020 0Comment
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TIVADEK on Property Brothers: Forever Home

TIVADEK was recently featured on the Property Brothers series, Forever Home. This new HGTV series renovates starter houses and turns them into dream homes. You can watch TIVADEK, our premium PVC deck board, transform a backyard on episode #203.

Property Brothers: Forever Home

Our Property Brothers episode featured a home design quirk: the only door to the backyard was separated from the rest of the living space by a flight of stairs. Drew and Jonathan solved the problem by replacing a dining room window with a door that led straight outside to a brand new TIVADEK. The family now has a direct route to their backyard (and BBQ!) and …

January 14 2020 0Comment
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TIVADOK: Finally, a Dock Board that Loves the Water as Much as You

TIVADOK Dock Boards are created specifically for waterside projects

Probably the most challenging part of owning a home by the water is creating a dock that lasts. Just ask Danielle, whose family owns a cottage on Georgian Bay and who we met at our Burlington, Ontario location just a few months ago.

“I wouldn’t be exaggerating if I said that we have replaced, fixed or altered our dock every year since it was put in place almost 17 years ago,” says Danielle. “Whether it’s due to water levels or rot, it seems as if our dock is always in a state of repair. It’s not cheap either and takes time …

October 21 2019 0Comment
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Create a Foundation as Strong as your PVC Deck Boards with TIVACOAT

TIVACOAT adds strength and resilience to your substructure

When you have made the decision to invest in a Cellular PVC deck, it was likely because of its durable and low maintenance profile. Wouldn’t you think it is equally important to pay attention to the foundation upon which you are placing your investment? With today’s advancements in decking, there is no reason that every part of your deck shouldn’t be as strong and long-lasting as possible.

At the end of the day, if your substructure is weak, the entire deck is compromised.

“While there is always the option to use steel, people are primarily using wood to build their support structures,” …

September 25 2019 0Comment
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Backyard Decks as an Extension of Your Indoor Living Space

“If you build it, they will come.”

We understand that many of our clients live in areas of Canada and the United States where patio-season is short-lived, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t make the most of the days, weeks and months that you have outside. A good quality deck can even extend the duration of your time spent outdoors, making it a true year-round destination, regardless of where you live.

Making the most of your deck and backyard area starts with loving the space that you have; and when your backyard is more of a headache than a getaway, that can be difficult. When you are spending more time …

September 12 2019 0Comment
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Redefining Outdoor Living Starts with the Right Decking Materials

Cellular PVC is the newest decking material on the block

You’ve planned, you’ve designed and you’ve dreamed. Now that it’s time to execute on your outdoor living space, it’s time to research and choose the materials that match your vision. With a few widely-used options to choose from, you will have to weigh the pros and cons of each to make the decision that fits your aesthetics, lifestyle and budget.

Let’s take a look at the decking materials available to even the most discerning homeowner today:

Pressure-Treated Lumber:

The choice of deck-builders for decades because of its ease of use and attractive initial price tag. The reputation as a highly-toxic …

July 02 2019 0Comment

TIVADEK on Tiny House Nation

TIVADEK as seen on Tiny House Nation

See our premium PVC deck board TIVADEK on episode #503 of Tiny House Nation. This stylish tiny home was designed and built by Moveable Roots Tiny Homes.

They used Elmwood deck board from our Architectural Series for a modern and stylish look on the deck and as a decorative element on the exterior wall. See for yourself!

 

 

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