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Get Your Kids Away from Video Games and onto Your Deck this Summer!

Get Your Kids Away from Video Games and onto Your Deck this Summer!

Summer vacation is the time for kids to relax and play with friends. But it’s easy for kids to fall into a routine of just staying inside and watching TV or playing video games. It’s important for kids to get Learn more
Get Ready for Spring with these Outdoor Deck Care Tips

Get Ready for Spring with these Outdoor Deck Care Tips

Why Are Ducks Bad Drivers? ….their windshields are qwacked.  Now that it is springtime in Minnesota and the weather is warming up, chances are you will be spending a lot more time outside on the deck. But if you find Learn more
Fall is the Perfect Time to Stain Your Outdoor Deck!

Fall is the Perfect Time to Stain Your Outdoor Deck!

The 90-degree days are behind us, the humidity has left as well, and Minnesota homeowners are enjoying these cooler evenings on their outdoor decks. While we may be more focused on the leaves that are soon to fall, deck maintenance Learn more
A Labor Day Deck Party: The Best Way to End the Summer!

A Labor Day Deck Party: The Best Way to End the Summer!

If you haven’t spent much time on your deck or patio this summer, now is the time! With the days getting shorter and the kids heading back to school, Labor Day is the perfect weekend to get your friends and Learn more
Save on Your Decking Project this Summer with Duck Bucks!

Save on Your Decking Project this Summer with Duck Bucks!

If some home improvements are still on your to-do list this summer, you’re not alone. Whether it’s a small project or a large one, most home projects will take at least a little time or money (or both) to complete. Learn more
Be Sure to Include These Key Deck Checks in Your Spring Cleaning List

Be Sure to Include These Key Deck Checks in Your Spring Cleaning List

What did the detective duck say to his associate? “Let’s quack this case!” When it comes to spring-cleaning outdoor decks, there is no mystery. To ensure an entire summer of fun, UglyDeck.com suggests you take a few steps right now Learn more
UglyDeck.com Winter Prep Step 1: Tidy It Up

UglyDeck.com Winter Prep Step 1: Tidy It Up

With the changing of the seasons, we are getting close to the time when ducks migrate south and people migrate indoors. Before waving adiós to the feathered friends, donning those parkas, and turning on the furnaces, take some time to 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
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
Low Upkeep, High Sustainability: Choose Maintenance Free Decking Materials

Low Upkeep, High Sustainability: Choose Maintenance Free Decking Materials

If you ask many small farmers, they will tell you one of the best duck choices for sustainability and low maintenance is the Muscovy duck. These birds find most of their own food, control flies, resist disease, and reproduce easily. Learn more