HandyDeck Inc.

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HandyDeck Inc.

 •  May 17

Until recently, porcelain pavers had been almost exclusively used in rooftop deck applications supported by adjustable height pedestals. For inner city penthouses, rooftop decks, hotel plazas and suchlike, porcelain pavers have steadily replaced bulky concrete pavers for elevated deck applications. But now there’s becoming a much greater...

HandyDeck Inc.

 •  May 13

Plank style porcelain pavers are the latest advance on building decks with these remarkable pavers. In the last few years, porcelain paving slabs have generally been available in 24″ x 24″ size, but an increasing number of size options are now available including 48″ x 16″ and 36″ x 18″. But now there’s an even longer porcelain tile, and that’s...

HandyDeck Inc.

 •  May 6

For far too long, bland concrete has been the de facto method of paving, especially for outdoor patio flooring, either laid out in bland slabs as an outdoor patio or placed directly over sand, gravel or grass as paving slabs. But, let’s face it, it just looks, well blah – no character, bland and uninspiring. And if you have concrete around your...

HandyDeck Inc.

 •  March 9

Natural slate is a great looking product which of course is why it’s so commonly used for patios and even indoor applications such as bathrooms. And of course for many years in Europe at least, it has been used as a roofing material due to its laminar structure which effectively enables it to be supplied in slices. But unfortunately natural slate...

HandyDeck Inc.

 •  March 9

Whilst our range of interlocking deck tiles provide an excellent and very quick and easy way to re-surface a rooftop, patio or balcony, another option is to use our range of porcelain pavers. Although these are not interlocking, they are considerably more scratch resistant, stain resistant, frost resistance, fade resistant and low maintenance....

HandyDeck Inc.

 •  March 9

Porcelain pavers offer a great alternative to concrete paving blocks because they offer so much more variety in colors and styles and what’s more, they are essentially impervious to water and virtually stain proof. They also lighter than concrete pavers, so therefore easier to install and transport. But many people might be reluctant to lay them...

HandyDeck Inc.

 •  March 9

We are often asked for suggestions of finishing the outer edge of a deck constructed of interlocking deck tiles or even our porcelain pavers. The SwiftDeck range of Ipe tiles has the option of installing clip on edge pieces and the EzyTile range also has the option of clip on injection molded plastic edge pieces, but the ResiDeck composite wood...

HandyDeck Inc.

 •  March 9

In many urban areas these days there are increasingly severe fire regulations especially in regards to rooftop decks. Even in places like New York City, until recently it was possible to build a large wood deck on a rooftop using the wood species Ipe because this particular wood species is exceptionally hard and dense and actually has a Class A...

HandyDeck Inc.

 •  March 9

HandyDeck is now exclusively offering the Eterno pedestal paver system as our preferred deck support system for building elevated decks due to its simplicity in ordering components and because it offers much quicker installation by contractors compared with alternative deck support systems. In particular, the self leveling head makes installation...

HandyDeck Inc.

 •  March 9

Since we sell both interlocking deck tiles and also structural tiles, sometimes there’s a bit of confusion about what tiles should be used for what applications. The main difference is really that the interlocking deck tiles must always be laid over a flat even surface which does not contain any significant bumps which might cause the tiles to lie...