Decking

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Deck Spotlight: Port Orford Cedar

Deck Spotlight: Port Orford Cedar In our opinion, nothing provides a more classic Pacific Northwest look than Port Orford Cedar. This quintessential wood is strong, durable, and beautiful! Let’s take a closer look at this fantastic deck option. What is Port Orford Cedar? This species, also known as white or Oregon cedar, has a limited…
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The Ultimate Guide to Staining your Fence or Deck

The Ultimate Guide to Staining your Fence or Deck Why do the boards on my fence look all warped and cracked but my neighbor’s boards look perfect? Why do some fences in the Pacific Northwest go gray within a year and others look as beautiful as the day they were installed? How do I keep my deck boards from getting…
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Five Reasons to Plan Ahead for Summer’s Decking, Fencing, and Patio Projects

Even though February has the fewest days, it can feel like the longest month in Pacific Northwest thanks to the wind, rain, and threat of snow or ice. But don’t despair — summer will be here before you know it! That’s why it’s time to get a jump start on your outdoor living area improvement ...
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3 Ways to make your deck project stand out!

When you open up Pinterest these days to look at ideas for your next outdoor project, it can be daunting to see all the options out there! Especially when it comes to decks and patios! So many options, which material do I choose, and how do I make this deck all my own without breaking the bank? Rick’s has 3…
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What is happening with lumber prices?!?

What is happening with lumber prices?!? You may have noticed in the last few months that prices for home goods are through the roof (no pun intended)! Real estate nationwide is at unprecedented levels of demand with homes selling in 2-3 days with multiple offers over asking, and home prices up 17% from this time last year. Similarly, the…
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Why doesn't Rick's offer the same selection of decking as the Big Box Stores?

This is a great question and the answer may surprise you! Rick’s has 5 fully-stocked lumber yards and plenty of space to carry all the same options that these national chains do, so why don’t we?… Well, here are 3 reasons why: 1) We’ve done the research! – We know that composite decking is available in hundreds of colors and lots…
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The Top 3 Materials For A Breathtaking Deck

With such a wide selection to choose from, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by deck materials. We want you to carefully determine your decking goals before you make a decision. Settling on the perfect deck means finding harmony between cost, looks, longevity, durability and maintenance expectations. To help you with this exciting decision, here are the top 3 materials…
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Your Guide To Staining Port Orford Cedar

If you want a durable wood for your deck, railing or fencing, look no further than Port Orford Cedar. Known for its natural durability, Port Orford Cedar is 40% stronger than other commonly used cedar options. But that doesn’t mean you can overlook standard maintenance.  We want your outdoor cedar applications to last a long time,…
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Top Questions To Ask The Pros About Custom Decking (And Our Top Answers)

Having a fabulous deck for entertaining is every homeowners dream, but it’s a big investment. And not everyone’s savvy to the practical details of deck building… That’s where we come in! Rick’s Fencing has been in the decking business since 1980. We know the ins and outs of designing and installing the perfect deck for your…
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Your Planning Guide For Building A New Deck

Is it your first time building a deck? The process can be overwhelming to a newbie. We want to share some professional advice to help you plan for your new outdoor living space! DIY Or Contractor Who will handle the labor? DIY is a popular choice for homeowners looking to minimize expenses, but it can come…
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