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Check Out These Grilling Gadgets Just in Time for Memorial Day

Check Out These Grilling Gadgets Just in Time for Memorial Day

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer. Whether you’re headed to the cabin, going to a friend’s get-together, or hosting a party of your own, it’s a safe bet that you will be spending time outdoors that weekend. The Learn more
Stay Safe When Grilling on Your Deck this Football Season

Stay Safe When Grilling on Your Deck this Football Season

As the season changes from summer to fall, grilling and football go hand-in-hand. Over many decades, this pairing has become the perfect tradition to transition into colder weather. But while you’re enjoying the waning warm days on your outdoor deck, Learn more
UglyDeck.com Winter Prep Step 3: Dress It Up

UglyDeck.com Winter Prep Step 3: Dress It Up

It may be hard to believe, but there is a man who dresses up his pet ducks every year for the annual Royal Easter Show in Sydney, Australia. He employs a dressmaker who actually styles each bird for his fashionable Learn more
Host the Perfect Fall Barbeque on Your Maintenance Free Deck

Host the Perfect Fall Barbeque on Your Maintenance Free Deck

Ducks do not bathe – at least not in the traditional sense. Instead of taking water baths, ducks engage in preening. What is preening? Preening is one of the most common activities of a bird, second only to feeding. It Learn more
How Big Should Your Deck Be?

How Big Should Your Deck Be?

What did Detective Duck say to his partner? “Let’s quack this case!” Deciding how big your outdoor deck should be may seem like a mystery, but it doesn’t need to be. The Minnesota deck builders at UglyDeck.com are ready to Learn more
Watch Your Materials: Traditional Decks May Cost More Than You Think

Watch Your Materials: Traditional Decks May Cost More Than You Think

What do ducks get after they eat? A bill! And what do many homeowners get when building with traditional decking materials? BIG bills! That’s right! The decking materials for building a traditional structure may be more costly in the long Learn more
In Addition to Supporting Homeowners and DIYers, Contractors Can Find Help at UglyDeck.com

In Addition to Supporting Homeowners and DIYers, Contractors Can Find Help at UglyDeck.com

Backyard chicken keeping has moved from hot trend to accepted practice. Given the familiarity with the urban poultry movement, some feel it is time to take it to the next level – duck keeping. Ducklings are cute, fairly easy to Learn more
Worried about the Cost to Build a Deck? Try Duck Bucks!

Worried about the Cost to Build a Deck? Try Duck Bucks!

Most likely you’ve heard of Jackelopes, but have you heard of Duck Bucks? Jackelopes are those mysterious rabbits with antlers that can only be seen stuffed in some cheesy roadside trinket shop. So what is a Duck Buck? A duck Learn more
Aluminum Deck Railings: More Options than Ever

Aluminum Deck Railings: More Options than Ever

Do you have your ducks in a row? The common adage refers to having all the details in place before starting a new project. At UglyDeck.com, we are here to help you make sure your list is all checked and Learn more
Prepare for Summer by Doing a Full Deck Check-Up

Prepare for Summer by Doing a Full Deck Check-Up

As one of the most abundant waterfowl in North America, many people think of the mallard as the quintessential duck. Many also believe that mallards court each other once and mate for life – actually, most mallards choose different mates Learn more
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