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Everything Exterior is your supplier of polyurethane stone, real stone, and stone veneer. We also specialize in siding, decking, deck railings, deck lighting, interior feature walls, laminate flooring, and vinyl flooring. Unlike the big box stores, our staff are well educated in the products we sell and the installation process. Our stores are designed with you in mind. At Everything Exterior we know you want more than just product application knowledge. You want ideas! With our in-house design ideas we can help you make the right decisions the first time. Feel free to come down to take a look at the extensive lines of products we carry. Most products displayed in our showroom are stocked in Edmonton. Come visit us to experience the difference!
11 Feb

Aluminum Sidings Vs. Steel Sidings

Metal siding in Edmonton is far from being the commonest kind of opted for material. Cement and vinyl sidings continue to vie for the top position. However, metal sidings are fast catching up, and in a few years, they might be the most popular products for residential construction. In this case, aluminum and steel are the two most opted for metal sidings.

Each of these siding materials comes in a wide array of finishes with varying degrees of durability. Steel sidings are slightly more expensive than aluminum sidings. However, both metals cost far less than proprietary composite board sidings. Aluminum sidings are easier to set up as they lighter and cut easier compared to steel sidings. Unfortunately, aluminum siding are more susceptible to damage during construction and when being shipped.
06 Feb

5 Basic Wooden Deck Issues And Their Solutions

During the summer, when the weather is warm and pleasant, the deck is one of the most used spots of your home. Unfortunately, because decks are always exposed to the elements, they can quickly wear down and deteriorate. Luckily, most of the common deck issues have basic solutions that than can help keep the area looking great for many years to come. In this way, you can enjoy your deck without having to worry about it getting damaged by the elements. Let’s investigate some of these issues and their solutions.
01 Feb

Top 6 Trends For Decking In 2016

Having been thinking about sprucing up your home’s interiors? If so, why don’t you consider adding a deck? Professionals say constructing a deck can significantly improve your home’s resale value. Not so sure about what type of decking in Edmonton to construct? According to deck experts, here are the top trends to expect in 2016:
12 Jan

How To Clean Your Composite Decking Like A Pro

Composite is an excellent material to use on your deck. While the initial installation can be slightly more expensive than traditional wood, after a short time, due to its low maintenance requirements, this wood alternative becomes a notably cheaper option. Moreover, composite decks hold color longer as they come with UV inhibiting pigments. Their anti-slip properties make for a safe alternative to wood. While composite works just like wood, its biggest advantage for residential and commercial applications is that it is dimensionally stable, simple fitting and low-maintenance.  Its benefits in a summary include:
06 Jan

Man-Made Composites Vs. Natural Wood Decking Materials

There are two main categories of decking materials you can opt for: manmade and natural wood products. However, there are plenty of options within each of these categories. Manmade decking materials include vinyl, PVC and composites. The most commonly used natural wood decking products include tigerwood, jutoba, Ipe, cedar, and redwood.

But before choosing between natural wood and manmade decking materials, ask yourself one question – where is your deck? If your deck is in the shade or sun for most part of the day, you will want to opt for a material that will feel comfortable in that spot on the hottest days of the year.

Most of the decks constructed today are made of natural wood. People choose wooden decks because of the low initial installation costs. Others select manmade decks for the low maintenance required. So between manmade and natural wood, what decking material is right for you? Well, let’s explore some characteristics of each of these decking materials to help you decide on the most appropriate for your unique requirements.