Deck Guide

The Retreat

Ready to relax? You deserve it, friend. We want to help you dream up a comfortable outdoor living oasis that helps you unwind, day after day. Use our tips to start envisioning how you want to spend your time in the sun — or shade!

General design considerations

Choose a product designed to be cooler in the hot summer sun

Select warm colors that evoke the look of real wood grain

Incorporate cozy spaces designed around trees to create shady spots

Leave plenty of space to add hammocks or lounge chairs next to built-in fire pits from our sister brand Belgard Pavers and Hardscapes

More to Explore

CoolDeck® Technology

Create More Comfortable Outdoor Environments

We created our CoolDeck® Technology to help reduce heat transfer from the board by up to 35% so you can stay much cooler under the hot summer sun.

Co-X™ Manufacturing Process

Get the Authentic Look of Real Wood Decking

Our exclusive Co-X™ Manufacturing Process creates a true wood-grain finish without the hassle of the regular upkeep that you’d have with a product like pressure treated lumber.

MoistureShield Infuse®

Rustic Beauty Without the Upkeep

MoistureShield® Infuse™ features a wood-infused cap to help create a beautiful, resilient, color-enriched board with all the protection and performance benefits of our Solid Core.