What is a pergola? And why do you want one?

There are many different parts to a deck build than just the deck itself. We install custom aluminum railing systems in a variety of different methods and styles to ensure your safety while maintain your style. However, even beyond the deck railings, we can introduce new features to your deck to increasingly give you that […]

Our essential guide to outdoor lighting

When it comes to your outdoor living spaces and decks, Windeck has you covered. Investing in creating your dream space outside can drive the overall satisfaction of your home skyward. However, with Winnipeg’s short summer season, typically you only get six to seven months each year to enjoy your outdoor living space. One of the […]

The composite decking complete guide – what is it and why use it?

If you’ve been exploring the possibility of building a new deck, chances are you’ve come across the term “composite decking”. From the big box retailers to small mom n’ pop hardware stores – all will swear by the product. You’ll likely hear phrases like “if you’re building outside, composite decking is the way to go”. […]

Windeck wins two awards at NADRA’s 2019 National Deck Building Competition

The North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) recognizes and promotes excellence in the outdoor living and deck building industry. For the past ten years, they’ve celebrated and honoured outstanding successes within the industry – and this year’s event was no exception. Windeck had the privilege of becoming a finalist for two different decks we […]

Red River College Ipe Wood Deck & Fastening

Creating an Ipe wood deck & challenges we encountered This was a new material for us to be working with, as Ipe wood or “Iron Wood” is a rare species of wood.  When we first began asking around for pricing and installation practices, we were warned of difficulties working with Ipe wood and creating an […]

Duradek Press Release – 150 Million Square Feet of Vinyl Decking

Windeck has proudly provided Manitoba homeowners with the deck waterproofing advantages of Duradek for over 20 years. From high rise balconies in the center of Winnipeg, to family decks in suburban manitoba, to sprawling lakeside patios of vacation homes in Ontario, Windeck makes sure Manitoba residents have the best deck building products available. That includes […]

Screw Piles VS Concrete Piles

SCREW PILES VS CONCRETE PILES There is an industry myth that screw piles are always cheaper than concrete piles.  The truth is that screw piles can be used for a wide range of projects and depending on the application may not be cheaper. However, here is a bold claim – Screw piles are cheaper for […]

N.A.D.R.A. (NORTH AMERICAN DECK AND RAILING ASSOCIATION)

When considering a deck contractor, research N.A.D.R.A. to see if your choice could be a bad one. When N.A.D.R.A. supports your local deck business, you know you’re getting a Deck Contractor that’s responsible, capable and professional.  NADRA Mission Statement The mission of the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) is to provide a unified source for […]

Railing Strength

Safety is Job  #1 The primary function of a guardrail is that of safety. Although aesthetics and costs are often considerations found on most consumers’s guardrail shopping lists, guardrail structural strength and safety should top their list.  One of the key primary components of a guardrail is typically the posts , which are used to […]

Glass Choices for Glass Railing

Glass Railing, Railing, Aluminum Railing, Picket Railing, Decorative Railing, Stainless Railing, Cable Railing Tempered (Toughened) Glass Tempered glass is made by heating and cooling a piece of standard glass in a tempering furnace. The glass, which must be pre-cut and edged before being put into the tempering furnace, is heated to approximately 1200°F and then […]

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