You are currently browsing the category archive for the ‘Outdoor Living’ category.

Well, the clock is ticking and time is running-out to prepare for Christmas Day festivities.

And since the 11th hour is near, this will be our last post of the year with a holiday headline; however, you can look ahead to a 2014 outdoor living round-up and news about what’s in store for 2015, coming soon.

But today, just like the previous post, we’ll refer you to our Pinterest board, “Winter Outdoor Spaces and Ideas” where you’ll find:

Winter Outdoor Living Spaces on Pinterest

Winter Outdoor Living Spaces on Pinterest

  • 70+ quick and fresh ideas for holiday decorating, specifically outside.
  • Trendy designs and hot products that will warm-you-up on a deck or screen porch now that winter’s here.
  • Why winter is actually a good time to plan and build a new deck, porch or other outdoor space for the upcoming year.  Who knew?

So, we’ll see you after the holidays!  And until then…

If you live in the Greater St. Louis Mo region, please call us anytime 636.227.0800, visit Archadeck’s website or join us on Pinterest and Google+ for frequent updates about outdoor living from Archadeck and all around the web too.

Are you living outside of St. Louis?  Then visit to find other locations nationwide.


Uh oh.  Not finished shopping yet?  Or haven’t started?  Well, not to worry.

Gift Ideas on Pinterest from Archadeck in St. Louis Mo

Gift Ideas on Pinterest from Archadeck in St. Louis Mo

Just head-on over to our Pinterest page and check out the board, ‘Gifts For The Outdoor Living Lover In Your Life’.

This board is perfect if you know someone who loves spending time outdoors, whether it’s in their own backyard or out-and-about.  For months now, we’ve kept our eyes open for unique, ‘off the trail’ finds.

From DIY presents to high-end outdoor living accessories; small-to-large-gifts and everything-in-between, you’ll find it!

Backyard games, gardening gizmos, holiday buying-guides and gifts galore for the grill master too!  Things to cool-off, stay warm, be active, be entertained, just lounge, listen to music, watch TV… cook, eat, drink, plant a garden and much more.   Yep, we’ve got you covered!

Happy Holidays from Archadeck in St. Louis, Missouri!

Decks with Pergolas, Designed and Built by Archadeck

Loving Outdoor Living E-Magazine from Archadeck

Today’s post will be brief but chock-full of valuable information in the form of a free e-magazine, Loving Outdoor Living.

Simply click on this link, “Loving Outdoor Living” to access a colorful, 44 page inspiration-guide from Archadeck to kick-off the spring building season.

Next click on the blue-tab arrows to flip through the pages or download the document to your computer.

Topics include the latest industry buzz and trends, project planning advice, “how-to’s” for finding a contractor, safety and maintenance tips along with style and entertainment pointers.

There’s even information from our sister companies:  Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, Mosquito Squad and the newest member of the Outdoor Living Brands family, Renew Crew.

If you have any questions about this publication, please contact Larry Spada at or call 800-722-4668. Read the rest of this entry »

Composite Deck, photo by TimberTech

Composite Deck with Outdoor Rug and Weatherproof Pillows, photo by TimberTech

If you know someone who recently added an outdoor space to their home, why not consider a gift designed especially for the backyard-enthusiast?

Hopefully these inspirational tips from Archadeck will help the age-old, holiday gift-list dilemma.

An outdoor rug is always a plus for any outdoor space.  Rugs are trending, yet practical, and come in all shapes, sizes and colors.

Price-wise, outdoor area rugs are available in styles from frugal-to-fancy and everything-in-between.

And rugs for decks and patios can easily be found in stores where accessories for homes and backyards are sold.  Just ‘google’ ‘outdoor rugs’ and you’ll see all of the options! Read the rest of this entry »

World Class Franchise 2013Archadeck in St. Louis is part of the Archadeck Outdoor Living Brands franchise based in Richmond, Virginia.

In 1980, Archadeck began as a deck designer and deck builder for residential customers throughout the U.S.

Today Archadeck specializes, not only in decks, but in other outdoor living spaces as well, including screened porches, screen rooms, shade pergolas, gazebos, pavilions, under deck rooms and so much more.

This year, Archadeck Outdoor Living is among only 25 companies, nationwide, to earn the title of ‘2013 World Class Franchise’ awarded by the Franchise Research Institute.  Exceptional scores were received in categories including:  quality, communication, training, growth, and a commitment to excellence. Read the rest of this entry »

EverGrain Golden Oak Vibrance Deck in St. Louis by Archadeck

EverGrain Golden Oak Vibrance Deck in St. Louis by Archadeck

In our first blog post of this year, we depicted five distinct outdoor living design trends for 2013:

-value and function

-reduced maintenance



-and complete customization

There’s a mindset about sustainability and green initiatives today.  “Green” is in.  “Wasteful” is out.  So let’s focus now on sustainability in Archadeck’s designs and structures.

Environmental consciousness for home improvement projects — inside and out — has dramatically risen in recent years.

And consumers have a preference for sustainable products, whenever possible, for outdoor living designs with wood, composite and vinyl. Read the rest of this entry »


Archadeck (636) 227-0800

Blog Stats

  • 540,433 hits