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What Makes TIVADEK so Strong

What Makes TIVADEK so Strong

At TIVA Building Products, we don’t opt for cheap, easy, or short-lived solutions when it comes to making the best PVC deck boards. We only use the highest quality materials, to make the strongest type of deck boards. This means that they are all ASA capstock covering a solid board made of 100% virgin PVC. After years of testing, we were able to release the best PVC deck material Canada has to offer to homeowners everywhere. A strong deck means a strong relaxation game and even less maintenance than a composite deck! With thick ASA capstock, higher quality materials, and industry-shattering innovations, you can count on TIVADEK for the highest …

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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 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

Rustle Up a Rustic Deck

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.

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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

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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Best Winter Deck Enclosures

The arrival of winter brings the determination to stay outside and use your deck as long as you possibly can despite the cooling temperatures. In the summer, bugs, rain, and scorching sun can also prevent you from enjoying your deck. What if there was a solution that would allow you to enjoy your backyard deck year-round? How would you feel about adding an enclosure to your existing deck? Deck enclosures can protect your deck from the elements and allow you to spend time on your deck year-round.

Considerations to Make

Much like when you are first building a deck, you will want to think about how your deck will be …

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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 …

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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,” …