Official Press Release 2016 The Deck Store & Paul Lafrance Design Join Forces

The Deck Store and Paul Lafrance Design join forces and are proud to announce an alliance commencing immediately.
Download the official press release, here.

The partnership will combine their respective design teams with The Deck Store being the exclusive supplier and installer for all outdoor living space projects. Paul Lafrance will continue to operate independently on private interior, commercial and celebrity projects. Terry Fangrad, CEO of The Deck Store and Paul Lafrance are two of a kind – brilliant designers who are fun loving, high energy, young minded, and eclectic with a vast knowledge of the industry. They are excited about this new venture as combined, they will be the premier deck design, supply and build company in Canada.

About The Deck Store
The Deck Store Inc is Canada’s Largest Decking Design, Build and Supply company with 6 locations in Ontario, Canada. They have over 30 years experience building custom, one-of-a-kind decks and the only company to offer up to a 25 year workmanship warranty. The Deck Store has designed and built over 10,000 decks and installed the very first composite deck in Canada. The owner, Terry, has been designing and building unique deck projects for over 25 years. His designs are known for their modern look, complete functionality, and space utilization. His homegrown company installers have been groomed to pay attention to the smallest of details. A Deck Store built deck is the pride of any customer choosing this elite company.

About Paul Lafrance Design
Paul Lafrance is the star host of HGTV’s hit shows “Decked Out”, Disaster Decks”, “Deck Wars”, and “Custom Built”. He is internationally known for his out of the box and one-of-a-kind designs. Since 1997, he has been designing and installing everything from groundbreaking backyard retreats, unique interior transformations, and commercial outdoor spaces, to furniture and custom built homes. He is known for his infectious energy, quick wit, and unapologetic rock star style. Paul’s ideas and designs are creative, unique, and unmatched in an industry that typically produces cookie cutter decks and boring outdoor spaces.

The Deck Store Inc.
454 South Service rd. W.
Oakville, ON
L6K 2H4

Paul Lafrance Design
1295 Wharf St. Unit #19
Pickering Ontario
L1W 1A2

Outdoor Lifestyle Magazine – Fall 2015 Edition Check out this excerpt for his super Canadian strategy on stretching out the summer for as long as possible.

Paul is happy to be contributing to Outdoor Lifestyle Magazine again for the Fall 2015 edition, take a peak here!

It’s that time of year again, where we Canadians enjoy the beautiful fall colours that herald the closing of summer.

Still, it’s a poor substitute for gorgeously warm summer weather and sunny days at the cottage!

Check out this excerpt for his super Canadian strategy on stretching out the summer for as long as possible.

See you on the deck!

Great Canadian Cookbook Fall 2015 Macaroni and Cheese with Paul Lafrance

Great Canadian Cookbook Fall 2015

Our fearless leader Paul Lafrance has added a new title to his resumé: Chef!

Check out his appearance on Food Network Canada’s Great Canadian Cookbook with Chef Lynn as they recreate a truly classic Canadian dish.
They’ll kick up macaroni and cheese with some delicious Canadian-made artisanal cheeses…yum!

Food Network Canada – Great Canadian Cookbook, Macaroni and Cheese with Paul Lafrance – October 6th, 2015

Talisman Mountain Inn CTV News - Work underway to restore the Talisman Resort

Talisman Resort — now Talisman Mountain Inn — was once a beloved ski resort that closed its doors in 2011. Now under new ownership, the resort is getting a top-to-bottom makeover, with design work by our very own Paul!

Have you heard the news? Paul Lafrance Design is very excited to be part of a spectacular rejuvenation project which will breathe new life into an old favourite Ontario getaway destination.

CTV News – Work underway to restore the Talisman Resort – September 17th 2015

Outdoor Lifestyle Magazine Spring & Summer 2015 Edition

Hey, deck & landscape fans! We have an excerpt from the fabulous Outdoor Lifestyle Magazine Spring/Summer 2015 edition for you today.

In this edition, Paul Lefrance talks about one of his most beloved projects from HGTV Canada’s Decked Out, a compact project styled like a Miami club lounge.

Check out the article for Paul’s thoughts on not just designing out of the box, but breaking it entirely!

Custom Built – TV Eh? TV, Eh? – Paul Lafrance Brings his Crazy-Cool Designs Inside for Custom Built

Custom Built TV Eh

Escaping the winter cold, Paul Lafrance works from inside the home on new show Custom Built! Check out this article from TV, Eh? to get the scoop on Paul’s thoughts:

TV, Eh? – Paul Lafrance brings his crazy-cool designs inside for Custom Built – February 17th 2015

Paul Lafrance Deck Designs – Trex Icons of Trex Engineered Artistry

Paul Lafrance Deck Designs Trex – Icons of Trex Engineered Artistry

Paul Lafrance shares his thoughts on merging engineering & art.

Decked Out Season Four The Privacy Deck & The Stainless Mesh Deck

Decked Out Season Four – The Privacy Deck & The Stainless Mesh Deck

We’d like to invite you to come on by our gallery for a closer look at the final two projects of season 4 of “Decked Out“! On these projects, Paul put some cool new materials to the test to create stunningly unique outdoor spaces.

“The Privacy Deck” features arched polycarbonate coverings that provide shade and shelter but let in lots and lots of light for a bright and welcoming oasis. Plus, cool motorized bug screening on the lower level lets the homeowners choose their level of exposure at the touch of a button!

And living up to its name, “The Stainless Mesh Deck” features lots of gorgeous custom woven steel mesh! Privacy screens, pergolas, and even furniture. How comfortable can steel be? As it turns out: Pretty darn comfortable!

Miss an episode and want to get caught up on “Decked Out“? Or just have a favourite project you’d like to see again? Visit to stream episodes on demand. Enjoy!

  • The Privacy Deck
  • The Stainless Mesh Deck

DECKSTRAVAGANZA This Week on Disaster Decks & Decked Out…

Tuesday’s DECKSTRAVAGANZA included some of Paul’s most favourite episodes of “Disaster Decks” and “Decked Out“!

The two hour HGTV takeover started with “Disaster Deck” rescues “The Deck Lisa Hates” and “The Deck Shirley Hates“, followed by stunningly unique projects on “Decked Out” with “The Moat Deck” and “The Awning Deck“.

We’ve added photos of each of these projects to our galleries, with more to come as the episodes air. Want to see what’s coming up next? Check out’s handy online schedule.

And don’t forget to visit our Twitter every Tuesday for behind-the-scenes insight into the cool products used on the show!

  • Lisa and Jeremy’s Deck
  • Shirley and Paul’s Deck
  • The Moat Deck
  • The Awning Deck

Kate Campbell Defies Stereotypes The Globe and Mail – Defying Stereotypes, HGTV Star Finds her Calling in Carpentry – April 22nd, 2014

Kate Campbell Defies Stereotypes

It can be hard to be a woman in the construction industry, but Paul Lafrance Design build crew member Kate Campbell defies the stereotypes and is a fantastic role model for young women interested in doing the same. Check out this article by The Globe and Mail about her challenges and experiences making it in the industry:

The Globe and Mail – Defying stereotypes, HGTV star finds her calling in carpentry – April 22nd, 2014

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