Relax in Comfort: PVC Safety Myths
Are you new to the world of decking materials? That’s ok! Most homeowners are making a once-in-a-lifetime purchase when they are considering alternatives to wooden decking (such as PVC decking), and it’s natural that they may not have had to do any research on PVC safety prior to this. With such an important once-in-a-lifetime purchase, it’s crucial that you do your research and ask the right questions to ensure that there is no doubt left in your mind when you decide on the perfect materials for your backyard escape. While a homeowner may need to reconstruct a wooden deck and replace their decking numerous times within their lifetime, PVC deck …
Craft a Classic PVC Deck
Beautiful weather and blue skies have arrived! What better weather to arrange for the perfect backyard escape with the best PVC decking available? It’s time to create a space that is ideally suited for both outdoor dinners, and treasured relaxing time at home.
Extending your home with functions and beauty
For the simply beautiful and timeless house that holds memories of loved ones or promises to hold cherished events and future gatherings, it may be time to consider extending your home to the outdoors. A backyard that reflects the essence of your home and adds both function and beauty can increase your enjoyment of your backyard paradise. Enjoy the outdoors …
Rustle Up A Rustic Deck – TIVA Building Products
Dockside Series Dock BoardWith temperatures heating up, what better weather to arrange for the perfect lakeside deck or dock? Let’s create a space with the best PVC decking and best PVC dock decking that is available to create cottage country vibes or accommodate lakeside views.
Canada’s best PVC decking products
A rustic look is ideal for cozy homes that want to introduce rural charm to an urban setting or expand upon already-existing outdoorsy vibes. Whether you’re aiming for a wave-tossed and distressed dock, or a deck that flaunts an “I-woke-up-like-this attitude”, a backyard that reflects the essence of your home by adding function and beauty can increase your enjoyment of …
Outdoor Spaces That Resist Water
Spring is here, and many backyard deck projects are being fully realized at this time of year. From deciding on the best decking materials and creating a floor plan, to actualization and constructing a high-quality outdoor space, it’s important to keep in mind how your deck will protect itself all year round for decades or a lifetime to come. Something every outdoor space including backyard decks must contend with regardless of where you live, is its ability to weather condensation, moisture in the air, and precipitation of any form. Snow, hail, rain, fog, and morning dew all pose a long-term threat to the health and well-being of any outdoor structure. …
Enjoy the Rain on Your New Deck or Dock
Rain or Shine
Do you know how to take advantage of a rainy day on your deck? If you’re anything like me, you’re probably the most excited at the prospect of a warm and sunny day. However, spring is fast-approaching, and there are many things to enjoy during this rainy season as well. Let’s make the most of it by enjoying our time outside and soaking up the scenic sights that only a rainy day can provide!
Weather the Storm: PVC Deck vs. Composite Deck
Be prepared! When setting out to research the best outdoor decking materials for the highly anticipated backyard paradise, many homeowners forget about the less exciting …
The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Companion: TIVADOG
What is a TIVADOG?
A TIVADOG is a dog that owns a TIVADEK or TIVADOK. Much like how one might initially purchase a chair or couch for themselves, only to have the household dog graciously accept the addition, you may find that your dog enjoys your space just as much as you do. This post is for all of the outdoor enthusiasts who want to create a relaxing escape outdoors – not just for themselves, but for their best friends as well! It’s no surprise that dogs love the comfort provided by a well-designed deck or dock. A comfortable place to play and relax outside with the people you care …
Embossments on the Rise
When choosing the best PVC decking, there is a lot more to consider than just the colour: strength, how the board is manufactured, as well as the embossments. The embossments on the Rise on any particular board can create a look that is either authentic or uncanny, depending on how well it is made. Luckily, PVC deck boards have come a long way since they were first introduced in the early 2000s. There are many more options and styles available now, and as of late, more realistic designs. However, if you’re looking for the absolute best PVC deck material available, then it is best to stick with premium products such …
Tips for Designing an All-Season Deck
When investing time and money into creating the dream deck for your outdoor space, you want to enjoy it all year round. Whether you are sipping a hot chocolate by your deck heater in December or having a barbecue in July, here are some tips for designing an all-season deck that can be utilized to its maximum potential.
Create an All-Season Deck By Adding an Enclosure
Adding an enclosure to your deck can protect you from harsh weather conditions during all seasons. Screen rooms are great options to prevent bugs from getting in while still being able to appreciate the fresh outdoor air. Three-season rooms will also protect you from …
Prepping For a Deck Build
With the new year arriving and warm months around the corner, what better time to start thinking about a new deck build. It takes a lot of time and effort from the initial planning and design process all the way to actually implementing it and building your deck. This blog will give you tips on what to focus on when you are in the initial planning stages of your deck build.
Get Inspired Before Getting Started on Your Deck Build
Before you start building, you want to have a clear idea of what you are envisioning for your deck. You may be at the point of knowing you want a …
Deck-orating for the Winter
Your outdoor deck doesn’t have to be used just in the summertime. Deck-orating is a great way to make it cozy and inviting for the whole winter season. Considering many are working from home this year, it can be difficult to make time to get outside when the winter months arrive. With some Christmas lights and decorative touches, your family will be sure to sneak outside and enjoy a nice hot chocolate cozied up in a blanket on your outdoor deck.
Setting Up the Space
If you have a deck made out of PVC deck boards, the nice part about the winter season is that you don’t have to worry …