Topless Rail—-Fabulous View

Topless Rail—-Fabulous View

Posted on Feb 15, 2014 in Railings | No Comments

Topless guard rail, side mounted with specially designed posts. Posts are powder coated light grey to match the water scape beyond. Fascia board designed to carry the posts and rail firmly.  

Postless Glass Guard Stainless Hand Rail

Postless Glass Guard Stainless Hand Rail

Posted on Feb 14, 2014 in Railings | No Comments

Free standing glass guard rail with stainless steel hand rail. Structural glass supported in a heavy aluminum base shoe. Cladding is optional, wood, metal.  Base shoe could also be secured below floor level for a more clean look but requires special framing to acquire this.  

Rain Screen with Slideshow.

Rain Screen with Slideshow.

Posted on Feb 13, 2014 in Renovations, Repair Work | No Comments

Unique architects home in ‘Fernwood’ required full envelope off, i.e.. siding, windows, doors, deck membranes. Large west facing loft was leaking badly and large glass panels had all lost their thermal seal.  The east and north facing exterior walls had structural damage at the base plates. One deck was leaking into a bedroom below. There […]

Hidden Brackets Encapsulated Boards

Hidden Brackets Encapsulated Boards

Posted on Feb 17, 2012 in Design | No Comments

Cedar deck built with benches, steps and hidden brackets.  Floor boards are encapsulated with a high quality stain in our warm shop before installation. Because it is a drip thru design, all structural elements are pressure treated wood. Landscape ties were placed around the outer edge to provide level landscaping and to help provide some […]

Composite Deck and Topless Rail

Composite Deck and Topless Rail

Posted on Feb 17, 2012 in Design, Railings | No Comments

Evolution of a “Composite” floor board deck with Topless Rail on a specially detailed pony wall. Client did not want duck boards which would be our choice but opted for full width sleepers.  As such it became more critical with our choice of materials for structural support for floor boards. The newly installed torch-on membrane […]

Front Entry Character Restoration

Front Entry Character Restoration

Posted on Jan 16, 2012 in Railings, Renovations | No Comments

Entry Restoration with waterproofing detail for wood pillars. Wide aluminum pickets were chosen to emulate 2×2 spindles.        

Roof Deck/Topless Rail

Roof Deck/Topless Rail

Posted on Jan 15, 2012 in Design, Railings | No Comments

Amateur job of insulating, waterproofing, detailing and railing was required to be removed to upgrade to proper insulation factor for room below keeping in mind the aesthetics of the system. A nice topless rail system was added to accentuate the swimming pool and landscaping below.            

Concrete Balcony

Concrete Balcony

Posted on Jan 15, 2012 in Repair Work | No Comments

Commercial Building concrete balconies have been leaking into some of the second floor apartment suites and down into the retail store below. A number of contractors have been trying to solve the problem over recent years. Our investigation and expertise determined the problem and finally after our restoration, these suites are being decorated and rented. […]

Concrete Patio

Concrete Patio

Posted on Jan 15, 2012 in Repair Work | No Comments

Hot tub which was inset into concrete patio is removed. Below patio is a cement block storage room which housed a steel support plate for the hot tub.  The support plate was used as support for the concrete pour to close in the patio.  The plate and supports below were then removed to provide a full […]

Stucco Envelope Leak

Stucco Envelope Leak

Posted on Jan 15, 2012 in Repair Work | No Comments

  Stucco expansion joint leak.  Stucco was ready to fall away due to water damage. This was a small but important envelope repair as it was suspect water was getting into the wall as far over as the balcony. Also a poorly detailed flashing on top of a “frieze” close by was allowing water to […]

Article – Solplan Review

Article – Solplan Review

Posted on Jan 10, 2012 in Design, Railings | No Comments

  Open this post to click on the link below to see a Magazine Article by the Owner of Pro deck Ltd. posted Nov.2011 in the “Solplan Review” a BC construction magazine. Let us know what you think…. Your comments are welcome. SolPlan1001      

Interior Rail

Interior Rail

Posted on Jan 9, 2012 in Design, Railings | No Comments

The experience and expertise of our railing crew shows here.  The system we use allows for a clean, crisp looking interior guard rail that lends itself to modern designs.          

Support Post Multiple Unit

Support Post Multiple Unit

Posted on Jan 1, 2012 in Repair Work | No Comments

Steel post mounted on concrete pier above grade has the advantage of visual inspection but at the same time, due to it’s exposure allows for water damage if not maintained. Here, the steel bolts over time, have rusted causing them to expand enough to crack the concrete pier thus comprimising it’s integrity. Often we see […]

BC Red Cedar – Deck & Railing

BC Red Cedar – Deck & Railing

Posted on Jan 1, 2012 in Design, Railings | No Comments

Journeymen Carpenters – experienced and diverse. Simplicity of design lets the beauty of the BC Red Cedar speak for itself.        

Roof Deck / Detail Issues

Roof Deck / Detail Issues

Posted on Jan 1, 2012 in Repair Work | No Comments

We utilize a wide range of Waterproofing Techniques including many of our own “Proprietary” Rain-Screen Methodologies. There isn’t much indication there is extensive water damage to this Electrical Room Roof Deck except for some water stains on the lower outside wall as you can see and stains inside the room which were more prominent, however, check […]