2022 Outdoor Planning Guide: Buyers Guide

by Emily Blackburn

Decking


DekTek Tile’s concrete decking transforms outdoor living spaces with beautiful and versatile deck tiles, creating elevated-decks and roof-decks, along with patios, porches, outdoor-kitchens, and more. Benefits include: low-maintenance, no expansion/contraction issues from heat or cold, as well as non-combustible, making it perfect for fire pits. (218) 380-9330 | dektektile.com

Duradek introduces two new grey decking options to meet exterior design trends in outdoor flooring. Mountain Quartz is a warm, contemporary mixture of multi-tonal off-white and carbon greys.Legacy Cottonwood is a warm, light grey offering a high contrast pattern with a light base and warm grey accents. (800) 338-3568 | duradek.com

Mbrico Tile Decks are installed on conventional code deck framing or any pedestal roof deck. Mbrico porcelain tile decks are about the same price as higher end composite decking but allow for a much more durable, skid resistant, mold resistant and fade proof option. (844) 449-9214 | mbricotiledecks.com

ACRE Decking by Modern Mill is a sustainable alternative to traditional wood decking materials. ACRE is made from upcycled rice hulls and offers all the beauty of rich woods with all the convenience of composites. ACRE is durable and guaranteed not to rot, crack, or splinter and is water-, weather, and pest-resistant. (601) 869-5050 | modern-mill.com

MoistureShield  Meridian capped composite decking features the new TruTexture Surface with a true wood-grain finish and reduced pattern repetition. Meridian is available in three premium colors, with two offering proprietary CoolDeck technology, which reduces heat absorption by up to 35 percent compared to traditional capped composite boards in a similar color. (866) 729-2378 | moistureshield.com

MOSO Bamboo X-treme offers a unique 6′ end-matched system that will save time and money. The structural end-match allows the decking to land “off joist”, meaning less cutting, less waste, less time. MOSO Bamboo X-treme decking is grooved for installation with our proprietary asymmetric clip system. (855) 343-8444 | moso-bamboo.com

The TimberTech AZEK Landmark Collection in French White Oak is the newest colorway available in TimberTech’s premium Landmark Collection, a high performance capped polymer decking line. The collection uses innovative technology to mimic the look of natural, reclaimed wood and is made from approximately 50 percent recycled materials. (877) 275-2935 | timbertech.com

Trex makes three high-performance, capped-composite decking collections made from 95 percent recycled and reclaimed materials. The Trex Transcend collection is offered in three decking profiles with a high-definition grain pattern. Trex Select comes in three decking profiles offered in five colors. Trex Enhance is available in two decking profiles. 800) 289-8739 | trex.com

Zuri Premium Decking, from Westlake Royal Building Products, imagines the timeless presence of exotic hardwoods with minimal grain repetition and distinctive color and inlay design options for a stunning outdoor living experience.  Made with a PVC substrate capped with a photo-realistic woodgrain print and clear acrylic, Zuri is fade, stain, scratch, and moisture resistant.  (855) 769-2585 | westlakeroyalbuildingproducts.com

Decking: Coatings, Sealants, Treatments


SpreadStone Decorative Concrete Resurfacing Kit from Daich Coatings comes in five color finishes. The versatile pre-mixed SpreadStone real stone coating resists cracks, impact, abrasions and chemicals.  After the first coat dries, a second coat in a different color may be applied to create a unique color distinction. (866) 463-2424 | daichcoatings.com

When speed is the name of the game, Sakrete Fast Setting Concrete Mix is your go-to. For no-mix post setting, same-day slabs, faster fences and more, Fast Setting lets you tackle more jobs in less time than you ever thought possible – if you can keep up. (866) 725-7383 | sakrete.com

Sherwin-Williams SuperDeck Exterior Semi-Transparent Wood Stain has an exterior premium water-based modified-oil formula that protects wood with a rich semi-transparent stain in just one coat. The wood stain can be used on everything from exterior decks to outdoor wood furniture. It repels water and contains agents that inhibit the growth of mildew on the surface. (800) 474-3794 | sherwin-williams.com

Decking: Fasteners & Tools


Envision Outdoor Living Products worked with Starborn to develop a Pro Plug Hidden Fastening System that will accommodate the fluted deck boards in Envision’s budget-friendly Ridge Premium decking collection. Pro Plug includes epoxy-coated carbon steel screws or stainless steel screws and plugs made with Envision’s decking material for a perfect match to the boards. (800) 253-1401 | envisionoutdoorliving.com

MoistureShield’s new Aegis Clip offers a 90-degree installation process for grooved boards, designed to be used on both wood or steel joist systems. Aegis Clips 90-degree installation process makes installing and replacing boards easy, with a tight fit for added stability and consistent 3/16” spacing between deck boards. (866) 729-2378 | moistureshield.com

The CAMO ClipDRIVE is an ergonomic, lightweight tool that attaches to any drill, allowing deck builders to stand comfortably while fastening any type of grooved decking. The height-adjustable handle and weighted nose allow builders to quickly swing the tool and easily target exposed screw heads to fasten clips up to 5X faster. (800) 968-6245 | camofasteners.com

Fabricated from ZMAX galvanized steel with a black powder coat for corrosion protection, the Simpson Strong-Tie Outdoor Accents line offers a complete collection of tested, code-listed connectors and fasteners for building beautiful, structurally strong custom outdoor living structures. such as pergolas, pavilions, arbors, gazebos, and patio covers. (800) 999-5099 | strongtie.com

Sure Drive USA introduces the Mantis concealed deck clip pneumatic installation tool. This newly designed tool offers a heavy duty EZ-Slide tray with a neodymium magnet to hold clips in place at any angle during installation. Proven to provide over three times faster installation than other systems on the market. (800) 951-2222 | suredrive.com

Sure Drive USA’s new composite fascia board screw installs without the need for an expensive countersink bits. The Sure Hold fascia board screw has wings that auger through fascia and trim board creating an oversized hole. The oversized pilot hole allows for the expansion and contraction movement and keeps fascia board panels straight. (800) 951-2222 | suredrive.com

Designed for increased installation speed and accuracy, the Trex Universal Fastener Installation Tool can cut decking installation time in half. The tool holds the fastener at a 40-degree angle to keep the leading fastener lip down – allowing users to install the fastener in one easy step. (540) 542-6465 | trex.com

Decking: Structural Elements


The CableRail Conceal Kits from Feeney offer a streamlined cable railing aesthetic. Thinner end caps on the outside of the railing posts and shorter fittings that can be completely concealed inside the post provide a sleeker look. A specially designed tension fitting on one end and low-profile Quick-Connect Conceal fitting on the other end simplifies installation. 800.888.2418 | feeneyinc.com

FootingPad post foundations are a proven and reliable alternative to heavy concrete footings.  Works with almost any post type, including wood, pre-cast concrete or sonotubes and poured concrete.  Equivalent to same size footing made of concrete with max load over 9,300 lbs. (800) 522-2426 | footingpad.com

CAMO Stainless Steel Fasteners offer professionals and DIYers fastening solutions that protect connections against the elements. CAMO Stainless Steel fasteners include hand drive and collated screws for deck boards, trim and more, as well as hand drive and collated nails for wood-to-wood connections and joist hangers. (800) 968-6245 | camofasteners.com

The BVLZ brick veneer ledger connector from Simpson Strong-Tie provides a new code-compliant, tested solution for safely adding a deck to an existing house with brick veneer exterior. This connector kit provides a viable alternative to building a free-standing deck, and installs without having to remove large sections of brick veneer. (800) 999-5099 | strongtie.com

Fireplaces & Fire Elements


DekTek Tile’s non-combustible flooring element can be used in conjunction with wood burning, gas, or electric fire tables, or actual built-in firepits. Whether designing the outdoor space on an elevated deck, patio, porch, or roof deck, customers now have the option to select whatever fire feature they want, knowing it won’t melt composite decking or burn down a wood deck. (218) 380-9330 | dektektile.com

Outdoor Lifestyles by Hearth & Home Technologies seamlessly integrates indoor and outdoor space with the Fortress see-through gas fireplace. The traditional style, expansive viewing area and authentic look fit perfectly in a variety of spaces. Non-reflective glass, accent lights and multiple interior brick options make this fireplace the ultimate in luxury design. (612) 201-6460 | fireplaces.com

The Bloc Fire Bowl from Kindred Outdoors and Surrounds delivers the perfect balance of simplicity and scale. The Bloc Fire Bowls feature a brass burner system that uses half the fuel of conventional fire rings, yet produces higher flames and a brighter appearance. (800) 925-1491 | mykindredliving.com

Doors: Folding, Multislide, Patio


Blinds-between-the-glass are now available on A-Series gliding and hinged in-swing and out-swing patio doors from Andersen Corporation. Blinds are located between the panes of insulated glass, protected from dust and damage. Cordless design easily raises, lowers or tilts the blinds for the control of light and privacy.(651) 264-4659 | andersenwindows.com

The CRL Palisades S100 Sliding Door from C.R. Laurence features ultra-slim 1-5/16” panel rails and stiles, creating a minimal and uniform frame that produces uninterrupted views, while letting daylight flow freely. With a maximum panel width of 7 feet and height of 13 feet, the Palisades S100 delivers expansive scale and elegance. (800) 421-6144 | beta.crlaurence.com

Kolbe’s VistaLuxe Collection multi-slide doors seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor spaces, with clean lines, square profiles, and floor-to-ceiling views. The VistaLuxe WD LINE offers warm wood interiors with extruded aluminum exteriors, and openings up to 24 feet wide by 10 feet tall. Thermally broken all aluminum VistaLuxe AL LINE multi-slide doors expand up to 42 feet wide by 10 feet tall. (800) 955-8177 | kolbewindows.com

Kolbe’s Ultra Series TerraSpan lift & slide doors dramatically extend the living space, and can open up an entire side of the home to the outdoors. Wood interiors create a warm, organic aesthetic, while extruded aluminum exteriors offer low-maintenance durability. TerraSpan doors lift up off the sill to glide effortlessly, to either stack within the opening or pocket into the wall. (800) 955-8177 | kolbewindows.com

Kolbe’s Ultra Series folding doors elegantly integrate indoor and outdoor spaces, while adding architectural interest and embracing daylight, views and ventilation. The warm wood interiors and extruded aluminum exteriors meet the needs of both traditional and modern designs. With unique performance, functionality, and aesthetic possibilities, these doors are also available with impact performance capabilities. (800) 955-8177 | kolbewindows.com

Ultimate Swinging door from Marvin offers a variety of customization opportunities. Available in both inswing and outswing configurations, the Ultimate Swinging door is also available in four panels and unequal panel widths for a truly unique design aesthetic and the flexibility to design for a wide variety of openings. (888) 262-4192 | marvin.com 

 Nanawall’s Generation 4 is the slimmest, most energy efficient bi-fold door yet. Aesthetics feature minimal exposed hardware and a slim frame—the intersection of two folding panels is only 3 7/8″. Panels can move in stacks of 4 or 6, enabling unlimited widths for any application. Panels are capable of heights up to 11’6″.
(800) 873-5673 | nanawall.com


Pella Pass Through windows create the perfect indoor-outdoor entertaining spaces. Popular styles include sliding and bifold windows. These statement-making windows are available in aluminum-clad wood frames and in expansive sizes. (877) 473-5527 | pella.com

Simpson Door Company has expanded its high-performance Nantucket Collection to include an option with no face pins. The latest offering makes it nearly imperceptible to the eye to distinguish between Simpson’s standard wood doors and those that offer the collection’s sought-after performance and weather-ability. (800) 746-7766 | simpsondoor.com

Weather Shield’s new multi-slide doors are available with designer hardware and two panel variations to ensure balanced and clean viewing experiences. The redesigned multi-door systems feature strong, secure connections and ultra-smooth operation. Incorporating glass-reinforced, nylon endcaps, the side jambs easily connect to sills using an interlocking dovetail joint and head jambs via a unique click-together system. (715) 748-2100 | weathershield.com

Weather Shield has expanded its Contemporary Collection and Premium Series with newly redesigned multi-slide door systems. The enhanced line combines improved performances, modern styling and easy assembly with narrow profiles to ensure expansive, unobstructed views that seamlessly connect living spaces with the great outdoors. (715) 748-2100 | weathershield.com

Gazebos, Pergolas, & Shading Elements


Draper Outdoor Shades filter harsh glare and help keep temperatures stable in outdoor covered spaces. They also help provide an extra layer of sound resistance, reduce the visual impact of nearby structures or movement, and retain natural views. (800) 238-7999 | draperinc.com

Feeney Awning Kits provide protection in a variety of climates and settings. The Class 4-impact rated awnings feature a built-in rain gutter and withstand snow/wind loads up to 35.5 psf. Ideal for use above windows, doors, and garage doors, these awnings are shipped fully assembled for easy installation. (800) 888-2418 | feeneyinc.com

Ideal for creating custom pergolas, Kleer Lumber Cellular PVC Trimboards from Westlake Royal Building Products offer the look and workability of wood without the durability issues or high maintenance. Kleer trimboards will not splinter, rot, delaminate, or swell. The trimboards can be installed in direct contact with the ground and other potentially wet surfaces. (800) 521-8486 | kleerlumber.com

Larson Scenix porch windows with retractable screens protect porches, gazebos and covered patios from pesky bugs, pollen and dust. With two operable glass panels and hidden screens at the top and bottom of the window, Scenix porch windows convert the space from a screened-in porch to a three-season room on demand. (888) 483-3768 | larsondoors.com

The Ondeis WireFree RTS Rain & Sun Sensor from Somfy Systems is a solar-powered combined rain and sun sensor compatible with RTS motorized exterior products, including awnings, rolling shutters, and screens. The Sensor is completely wireless and uses optical rain-sensing technology to measure rainfall, then sends an RTS command when rainfall exceeds the user-selected threshold. (609) 395-1300 | somfysystems.com

Pergola Awnings from Sunair Awnings and Solar Screens complements both restaurant and residential patio areas. Make the patio area usable during the fierce mid-day sun and during rain events. Available in thirteen different free-standing or wall-mountable models with optional glass wall or roll-down zipper screens. (800) 548-0408 | sunairawnings.com

Trex Pergola Retreat is a new aluminum pergola offered in nine freestanding sizes for residential and commercial applications. Featuring an open-rafter design, clean lines and no stringers or purlins, Retreat delivers a modern aesthetic while maintaining a traditional look and feel. Trex Pergolas are packaged as complete, pre-cut kits for quick, easy assembly. (540) 542-6465 | trex.com

Installed Accessories


Aquor Water Systems’ innovative outdoor House Hydrants V1+ and V2+ allow homeowners to access water in style and with ease. The aesthetically pleasing hydrants are leak-proof, frost-free and lay flush against siding—simply plug and go. The V1+ is ideal for retrofits, while the V2+ is often installed on new builds. (800) 458-1749 | aquorwatersystems.com

The Draper Nocturne+ E projection screen is weather- and insect-resistant, and the powder coated finish stands up to sun, rain, and snow. Side cable guides keep the surface steady and flat. Include the AV in your pergola, patio, garage, or other covered structure by using FlexShade ZIP shades to block glare and insects. (800) 238-7999 | draperinc.com

Infinity Drain’s Site Sizable linear drains can be joined together to create infinite lengths for outdoor and indoor applications. We offer threaded and non-threaded outlets, 90° angle joiners, straight joiners, and custom fabrication. Join channels and grates together to create installations as long as necessary. (516) 767-6786| infinitydrain.com

The Smart Outdoor Switch with GFCI from Legrand is a simple solution for extending safe, smart home control to patios, decks and pool areas. Using any smart device, use this switch to include outdoor lighting, or other applications like fountains, in the creation of scenes or schedules. (800) 223-4162 | legrand.us

The Soliris RTS Sun and Wind Sensor from Somfy controls RTS motorized products based on current weather conditions, automatically protecting your awning or exterior screen when wind is detected or the sun’s intensity increases. The state-of-the-art sensor automatically offers maximum energy savings and ensures your comfort. (609) 395-1300 | somfysystems.com

The Opera, Brera P model from Sunair Awnings and Solar Screens can be fitted with roll down Raso zipper screens integrated and hidden within the beam system. This optional screen system can be ordered with either mesh fabric, acrylic or vinyl fabric and clear “film” windows. (800) 548-0408 | sunairawnings.com

Trex Privacy is a new series of stylish, low-maintenance aluminum privacy wall panels to enhance privacy around decks, patios and pools, Trex Privacy panels can be strategically integrated into spatial plans to define functional of an outdoor room. Offered in permanent and moveable options, the screens are available in multiple patterns with various powder coated color options. (888) 908-4965 | trexprivacy.com 

The Velux Solar Powered “Fresh Air” Skylight is the company’s greenest standard flat skylight. A small solar panel attached to the base collects all available daylight (even on cloudy days) to power the battery system that opens and closes the skylight. At the first sign of rain, the acoustic rain sensor closes the skylight. (800) 888-3589 | veluxusa.com

Lighting


Feeney LED Rail Lighting for DesignRail is designed for indoor and outdoor applications,  and the lighting can be integrated into the top or bottom rail. High lumen output is ideal for railing lighting and provides efficient ambient light when installed with a compatible dimmer switch. (800) 888-2418 | feeneyinc.com

Adorne and Radiant with Netatmo solutions from Legrand create a dedicated network that can support advanced control of lights and power in any home environment. This makes the solutions ideal for homes where Wi-Fi signals might struggle due to building material or the use of many smart products. (800) 223-4162 | legrand.us

Pergola systems from Sunair Awnings and Solar Screens can be fitted with remote controlled LED mood lighting RGB strips and also spot lights. The LED strips are available for the perimeter of the system and can be multi colored or white only. (800) 548-0408 | sunairawnings.com

Trex Outdoor Lighting offers a complete system of LED energy-efficient components designed to complement the company’s high-performance outdoor products and add safety and ambience to any outdoor space. Styles available include post cap lights, deck rail lights, riser lights and recessed deck lights. (800) 289-8739 | trex.com

Stone & Manufactured Stone


Pro-Fit Terrain Ledgestone from Cultured Stone is a modern-inclined, clean design that adds sleek, textural interest to any outdoor project. The small-scale, low-relief stones offer a practical way to achieve a tailored ledgestone look. This modern profile is quick and easy to install because it is applied as groups of small stones meticulously bundled together. (800) 255-1727 | culturedstone.com

TandoStone adds curb appeal with popular looks like Glacier Bay under the Stacked Stone line, with a lighter palette that offsets today’s darker sidings. Perfect for creating an on-trend mixed material style on any structure, TandoStone’s unique TruGrit texture delivers the realistic looks of natural stone or veneer.(844) 698-2636 | tandobp.com

Dry Stack panels from Dutch Quality Stone create the look of intricately stacked natural stone in an easy-to-install panel form that increases installation efficiency. With the Dry Stack profile, grouting small ledge stone or prolonged construction timelines are not required. Dry Stack is available in Arizona, Ashen, Cypress, Pennsylvania, Prestige, Sienna and Winter Point. (877) 359-7866 | dutchqualitystone.com

Eldorado Stone TundraBrick is a definitive brick with distressed surfaces and slightly squared edges that offers a contemporary option for outdoor applications. TundraBrick enhances the visual appeal of any space and is available in six different colorway. This architectural brick veneer measures 2.5 inches in height and 7-3/4 to 8-inches in length, and corners are available. (800) 925-1491 | eldoradostone.com

ProVia manufactured stone adds dramatic style to homes, as an exterior cladding and indoors as stone veneer fireplaces and wall accents. Its durability, versatility, and handsome looks make it an ideal alternative to brick, and it offers a great variety of configurations and colors to suit any design. (330) 852-5453 | provia.com

Vesta Steel Siding plank panels from Quality Edge create an impactful, signature wood look that is as beautiful up close as it is far away. Long and narrow panels seams create a subtle reveal for a maintenance free siding solution that’s an investment you can count on.(888) 784-0878 | qualityedge.com

Versetta Stone mortarless stone siding panels from Westlake Royal Building Products combine the beauty and texture of authentic stone masonry with easy installation. The panels install with nails or screws with no scratch coat or metal lath needed, featuring an integrated moisture management system, and do not require additional footings for support. (800) 521-8486 | versettastone.com

Outdoor Kitchens


The easy-to-install Edge Pulls from Accurate Lock & Hardware  are an easy solution for designers to maintain a minimalistic design for outdoor kitchens. The pulls are made suitable for outdoor environments with an added protective finish providing an extra layer of protection to improve the overall durability and resilience. (203) 348-8865 | accuratelockandhardware.com

Caesarstone’s Outdoor Collection provides the convenience of stain-resistant, easy-to-clean, highly durable surfaces that can withstand rain, snow or shine.  With three surfaces in the collection – Palm Shade, Clearskies and Midday – the Outdoor Collection provides an answer for hospitality and residential designers looking for a durable outdoor surface. (877) 978-2789 | caesarstoneus.com

Caliber introduces the estate-scaled, 360 degree walk-around Social Grill. The 48″ Rockwell by Caliber Social Grill Built-In offers an industry exclusive two 20,000 BTU patented Crossflame burners plus radiant technology and one sear zone infrared burner. (714) 848-1349 | caliberappliances.com

Danver’s new Cosmopolitan Table Collection is the brand’s latest collaboration with architect, designer and creative director Daniel Germani. The collection includes three new product offerings: the Cosmopolitan Prep Table, Cosmopolitan Dining Table and Cosmopolitan Cooking Table which offers innovative induction Invisacook technology for small spaces where a grill may not be practical. (203) 699-6816 | danver.com

DCS’s  Series 9 Grill levels up al fresco culinary preparation with its infrared rotisserie, charcoal smoker tray, multiple cooking levels and intuitive built-in lighting solution  With a powerful 25,000 BTU/hr total per burner, the precise heat control  allows the grill to heat from 300 degrees F to 1100 degrees F. (949) 790-8900 | dcsappliances.com

DCS’s Power Burner is constructed with 304 stainless steel and brass burners to withstand all weather conditions. From the illuminated dials, to innovative trivet flexibility, the power burner offers users ultimate cooking creativity and flexibility with its precise temperature control ranging from 1,300 BTU to 70,000 BTU. (949) 790-8900 | dcsappliances.com

Dometic’s MoBar seamlessly blends into the interior or exterior style of private residences. MoBar 50 is perfect for compact outdoor spaces. MoBar 300 is equipped with a single-zone refrigerator. MoBar 550 features utensils inspired by professional bartenders, spacious preparation and presentation areas, a dual-zone refrigerator compartment and rotomolded presentation basket. (800) 544-4881 | dometic.com

The new Dometic Delta Heat Outdoor Pizza Oven is a versatile addition to an outdoor kitchen, and boasts top of class design, uncompromising quality, and, most importantly, perfect results. The Dometic Delta Heat Pizza Oven consistently delivers a perfectly crisp crust complemented by gooey, melted cheese every time. (800) 422-0091 | deltaheat.com

The Eagle One Grill from Dometic is the ultimate tool to prepare consistently excellent food thanks to its  chef-grade hexagonal grates which provide more heat retention and food-to-surface contact while its black glass infrared rotisserie burner is ideal for larger food items. (800) 789-2206 | twineaglesgrills.com

Dometic Twin Eagles’ Wood Fired Pellet Grill offers high-performance features, versatile temperatures from 140° to 725° degrees, and a wide range of cooking features including bake, grill, sear, and rotisserie. With touch screen control and wi-fi connectivity for additional control and convenience, this is a sought-after model in the pellet category. (800) 789-2206 | twineaglesgrills.com

Imperial hoods are made with 304 Marine Grade stainless steel, with motors & LED lights included. Imperial Outdoor Hoods are UL Approved. The hoods come with a 7 Year In-Home Parts & Labor Warranty. Custom sizes and remote wiring available. (800) 851-4192 | imperialhoods.com

From Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet’s Hybrid Fire Grill and Artisan Fire Pizza Oven to the revolutionary Shokunin Kamado Grill and weather-tight cabinetry, all Kalamazoo products are handcrafted by expert artisans and designed to deliver the absolute best cooking experience. Every product is available in marine-grade stainless steel to ensure longevity for homes near coastal regions. (866) 791-0304 | kalamazoogourmet.com

The Coastal Ranch Signature Kitchen from Kindred Outdoors and Surrounds is pre-designed to fit a variety of size and style configurations and ships complete with all necessary cabinets, bolts and end caps. Each piece is crafted of reinforced concrete which can be installed on any solid flooring surface without concrete footings or rebar. (800) 925-1491 | mykindredliving.com

The 24″ RO 510 outdoor under-counter beverage/wine cooler from Liebherr adds elegance to patio design with space for all the favorite fair weather beverages, condiments, charcuterie, and treats.  The temperature can be set from 36°F to 68°F and is guaranteed to perform within ambient temperatures from 50°F to 110°F. (305) 817-7500 | home.liebherr.com

Nexgrill introduces Daytona – a new line of outdoor flat top gas griddles available in three- and four-burner models at 30 and 36 inches wide respectively. Daytona’s sleek lines, versatile flat top cooking surface and ample power opens up a new backyard cooking experience and menu options.  (916) 285-9835 | nexgrill.com

True Residential undercounter units, which come in 15″ and 24″ sizes, are UL-Rated for outdoors and include a Wine Cabinet, Refrigerator, Beverage Center, Refrigerator Drawers, Freezer Drawers, Freezer, a Single or Dual Tap Beverage Dispenser, and a Clear Ice Machine, as well as undercounter ADA-compliant units. (888) 616-8783 | true-residential.com

Perlick’s new Marine and Coastal Grade Undercounter Refrigeration with Perlick Armor is designed for life in the most extreme conditions, so you can enjoy the ultimate in refrigeration, wherever you find paradise. Perlick’s new line is built to endure the harshest of environments while maintaining consistent functionality and a showroom quality finish. (800) 558-5592 | perlick.com

Rehau’s Rauviso brilliant acrylic laminate emphasizes the latest trends in furniture and living space design. Rauviso brilliant’s outstanding depth effect makes it a great alternative to high-end lacquered elements for cabinet surfaces. The acrylic laminate material has numerous benefits, including long-term UV resistance – proven to last for at least 20 years of indoor use. (703) 777-5255 | rehau.com

THOR Kitchen’s six-piece Outdoor Kitchen Suite is a modular option that allows for the flexibility to arrange the pieces in any configuration. Each piece in the suite is ETL-rated for outdoor use and is equipped with two 3-inch fixed casters and two 3-inch locking swivel casters to easily move and lock the unit in place. (877) 288-8099 | thorkitchen.com

The Trex Outdoor Kitchens collection boasts the finest in stainless steel cabinetry and components from category-leader Danver, including Trex-exclusive door styles and more than 20 luxurious finishes. Drawers feature double-wall construction and under-mount glides with self-open/soft-close technology, and doors come with soft-close hinges and rain gaskets. (800) 289-8739 | trex.com

Urban Bonfire designs and manufactures functional, beautiful and high-performance outdoor kitchen solutions. Each Urban Bonfire outdoor kitchen system features an array of functional, aesthetic and finishing options to choose from. Every custom design is configured to maximize outdoor cooking and entertainment space while offering versatility, integrated storage and a carefully curated series of colors and handles. (866) 898-5354 | urbanbonfire.com

Vinotemp launched its 168ZZ-SSD Stainless Single Zone Wine Cooler, the newest addition to Vinotemp’s appliance line, Element by Vinotemp. The new single zone wine cooler features the one-of-a-kind, patented, Vinotemp Backlit panel, with 12 full size Prism Zig Zag Racks to vibrantly display over 157 bottles of wine. (800) 777-8466 | vinotemp.com

Visualizers


Envision Outdoor Living Products’ online Deck Visualizer makes it easy for homeowners and pros to select the decking and railing products and visualize the finished deck. With more than 3,000 possible decking and railing combinations, the image updates in real time to reveal what the finished project will look like. (800) 253-1401 | envisionoutdoorliving.com

VisualBuilder makes it easy to create a deck featuring Feeney railings and awnings. Intuitive click-and-drag sizing tools allow users to change dimensions, add stairs and tiers, and modify the shape of the deck. Users can send a copy of their design to a local dealer directly from VisualBuilder and receive a quote for Feeney products. (800) 888-2418 | feeneyinc.com

The MoistureShield Outdoor Project Hub is a new online tool that helps homeowners easily design and build deck projects with step-by-step planning and checklist features accessible on one dashboard. Computer and mobile device-friendly, planning can be done at home or on the go. The Hub guides homeowners through the entire planning process, with inspirational mood boards and curated MoistureShield collections. (866) 729-2378 | moistureshield.com

The Outdoor Living Solutions platform from Simpson Strong-Tie now includes three software applications that make it easy to design safe, strong, and beautiful structures for outdoor living in just minutes. Outdoor Solutions design apps are easy to use and feature in-app tutorials to help select materials, dimensions, colors and hardware. (800) 999-5099 | strongtie.com

The new Trex AR Deck Visualizer app allows users to explore design possibilities for their outdoor spaces by experimenting with the full suite of Trex products against the backdrop of their actual home environments. With just the touch of a finger, users can design their space directly from their yard or living room utilizing realistic digital Trex product renderings. (540) 542-6465 | trex.com

Pavers, Hardscapes, & Tile


Inspired by the natural hues of stone, Appiani’s new Lapis collection features small format stoneware tiles designed for unique, intricate mosaic designs for outdoor walls & floors. The stone-effect tiles are available in nine colors and two small mosaic sizes. (212) 528-3160 | appianimosaic.com

The Key_Mood from Ceramiche Caesar collection strikes a balance between style and function for outdoor spaces. The porcelain tiles are available with textured, anti-slip surfaces for safe outdoor use. With four modular sizes and various decors to pick from, Key_Mood allows for several unique outdoor applications with a modern, elegant look. (212) 528-3160 | caesar.it

Ceramiche Coem’s latest collection Borgogna is a new range of stone-effect porcelain tiles designed specifically for outdoor applications. The porcelain tiles are available in three shades, a 20mm thickness, and one 24”x36” format. Borgogna is ideal for any outdoor installation ranging from dry-laid pavers to professionally designed patios and terraces. (212) 528-3160 | coem.it

DekTek Tile’s concrete pavers are the perfect solution for outdoor areas, especially if hardscapes are desired but permeability is a factor. The tiles are designed permeable but also installed non-permeable. DekTek pavers are also an excellent option for outdoor-spaces in flood zones where hardscapes on the ground aren’t possible. (218) 380-9330 | dektektile.com

Marca Corona’s new Multiforme collection is a celebration of ceramic tile design and innovation. The extensive collection is available in a variety of formats, ranging from glossy brick tiles to large-format concrete-effect slabs and is available in 21 rich shades and a selection of colorful nature and geometric-inspired decors. (212) 528-3160 | marcacorona.it

Mbrico’s porcelain tile pavers offer an extremely durable, ADA skid resistant paver option available in over 60 colors and multiple sizes. Porcelain tiles can be applied to a concrete or compacted base and are completely mold, fade, stain and frost proof due to the dense characteristics of porcelain. (844) 449-9214 | mbricotiledecks.com

I Roveri is the new collection from Serenissima inspired by the beauty and charm of oak, with its diverse, natural veins and knots. The porcelain tile collection is available in various warm shades and a variety of plank and square formats, suitable for outdoor use. (212) 528-3160 | serenissima.re.it

Design contemporary and functional outdoor spaces with Umbriano pavers from Unilock. The sleek lines and unique mottled granite appearance combine to deliver unmistakable beauty and richness. These pavers deliver on function with their non-slip texture and stain-resistant surface, making this paver perfect for patios, pool decks, walkways, driveways and more. (800) 864-5625 | builder.unilock.com

Railings, Post Caps, & Decking Accessories


Atlantis Rail’s Nautilus Cable Railing System combines the modern look of stainless steel cable railing with the low maintenance quality of highly polished or brushed rails. It utilizes 2” round stainless steel tubing for handrails and optional footrails, 5/32” RailEasy or 1/8” HandiSwage horizontal cable infill and a customer’s choice of post material. (800) 541-6829 | atlantisrail.com

Durarail powder-coated aluminum railing systems complete a Duradek vinyl installation as the perfect pairing for reliable waterproof decking. Durarail offers quality railings in Picket, Standard or Topless Glass, Horizontal Bar, Cable Railing Systems, and Wood Grain Finished Aluminum Plank Systems. (800) 338-3568 | duradek.com

The Fairway Railing Collection from Envision Outdoor Living Products boasts one of the most extensive lineups of deck and porch railings on the market, blending design versatility, precise craftsmanship, and the highest safety standards. The railing collection includes aluminum, composite, steel, vinyl, cellular PVC, or tri-layer railings, an array of infill options, and multiple colors and finishes. (800) 253-1401 | envisionoutdoorliving.com

Excell Railing Systems adds convenience to quality with a growing selection of Kit Systems in popular railing options. Kits are now available in a 2.5-inch Picket system, the PUP Topless Glass system, and the PUP Privacy Screen system featuring the exquisite look of wood with aluminum planks by Knotwood. (866) 999-7245 | excellrailing.com

ColorEasy Powder-Coated Aluminum Colors for DesignRail include 18 options, all of which were developed to match the most popular paint, siding, trim, and hardware trends for optimal design flexibility. The ultra-durable, powder coat finishes adhere to AAMA 2604 coating specifications for superior impact and weather resistance, and color retention while providing durable, low-maintenance performance. (800)888-2418 | feeneyinc.com

Fortress Building Products extends a railing solution to remodelers with the Al¹³ PLUS commercial and residential aluminum railing system. Al¹³ PLUS features code-driven enhancements and an innovative bracket system that addresses common project challenges, such as inconsistencies in strength and quality.  (866) 323-4766 | fortressbp.com

KLEERWrap cellular PVC porch and column wraps from Westlake Royal Building Products encase treated posts to create a finished appearance without the long-term maintenance hassles of wood. The post wraps come with three sides preassembled for simple installation by just one person.  (800) 521-8486 | kleerlumber.com

The FlexFX Program by RailFX is a simple, flexible cable railing infill option for decks, balconies, and stairways with wood, metal, or sleeved posts. FlexFX uses exclusive Push-Lock fittings; push the cable into the fitting, and it locks, no special tools required. Cables pass through all intermediate posts and are easy to tighten, so there are no loose and sagging cables. (206) 453-1123 | railfx.net

RailFX Professional cable kit uses a through-the-post configuration, concealed fitting, and flush-mounted fittings for a seamless design and easy tensioning. This option offers a lower profile, is simple to maintain, and is easily re-tensioned using an Allen key. (206) 453-1123 | railfx.net

RailFX aluminum railing systems deliver an all-in-one solution with a customized approach. Choose cable or picket infill choices, a preferred top rail design, and the finishing color. The coatings offer corrosion and impact resistance protection against rusting, cracking, peeling, or repainting. Standard and basic tools on hand are all that’s required to install RailFX aluminum all-in-one systems. (206) 453-1123 | railfx.net

The new Modern top rail from TimberTech boasts a sleek and angular profile. It adds a contemporary style to TimberTech Impression Rail Express, the pre-assembled aluminum railing system designed to keep install time short and sightlines clean. All Impression Rail Express packs and kits are easily customizable. (877) 275-2935 | timbertech.com

Trex’s three railing lines match any vision from traditional to modern with its variety of colors, finishes and deck rail options. Signature railing is built from aluminum, Transcend railing is made with high-performance composite materials, and Select railing is manufactured with PVC composite. Trex also offers ADA-compliant aluminum handrails. (800) 289-8739 | trex.com

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