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Aug 15, 2013, 13:32 ET
A picture is worth...$1,000, if your photo of friends and family enjoying your deck is the winner of a new contest.  (PRNewsFoto/Thompson's Water Seal)

Get the Picture and Get $1,000

 Labor Day is just a turn-of-the-calendar-page away, but there is still time to enjoy summer on the backyard deck, and the makers of...

Jul 17, 2013, 09:45 ET

Enjoy the "Tweet Life" On Deck This Summer

Winning a new Apple iPad® is no sweat this summer, with the "Tweet Life" sweepstakes from the makers of Thompson's®Water...

Jun 18, 2013, 09:30 ET
The Beck's new deck, built with the prize money from the Thompson's Water Seal Deck of Your Dreams sweepstakes, is more than three times larger than the original deck.  (PRNewsFoto/Thompson's Water Seal)

Wake Up To The Deck Of Your Dreams

 Does your backyard deck give you nightmares? With the first day of summer approaching, now is the perfect time to start dreaming of something...

May 15, 2013, 12:11 ET

"Pin Your Hopes" For A Beautiful Deck

If your hopes are pinned on enjoying a beautiful backyard deck this summer, then spending time on Pinterest could pay off "grandly." That's because...

May 23, 2012, 11:00 ET
Thompson's Water Seal is offering the chance to help "redeckorate" the Hurricane Deck at Niagara Falls, USA. Enter at the company's Facebook page for the chance to choose a new color of deck stain for the 2013 season and for a trip to Niagara Falls to see the deck in person.  (PRNewsFoto/Thompson's Water Seal)

Niagara Contest Offers A Wonder"fall" Opportunity

 You can't paint the White House blue. You can't color the Golden Gate Bridge green. But this year, the makers of Thompson's®Water...

Apr 10, 2012, 11:00 ET

Survey Shows What Deck Owners Pine For

 For many homeowners, the deck of their dreams is just that: still a dream. That's the finding of a recent survey conducted on Facebook...

Nov 16, 2011, 09:30 ET

Your "Two Cents" Could Be Worth A Lot More!

We may have just "fallen back" and put the grill away, but it's never too early to think about "spring-ing forward." Deck season is always around...

Sep 06, 2011, 13:00 ET

Soggy Spring and Scorching Summer Add to Fall Home Maintenance Needs

Thirty-three of the forty-eight continental states experienced above-average rainfall last spring (not to mention more rainfall in the past few...

May 05, 2010, 11:59 ET

Be 'Swept Away' to One of America's National Parks

From the Everglades to the North Cascades, from Angel's Landing to Devil's Tower, and from herds of buffalo to flocks of endangered birds,...