There is information circulating concerning a class action filing against ChoiceDek, naming its seller, its manufacturer, and its retailers all as co-defendents.  The primary issue in the filing is extensive and recurring mold and mildew growth on the product.  The case was filed in February of 2008; at this time, no further information is available.  For specific information concerning the case, go to

With the Minnesota Vikings making the playoffs, the dates for the 2009 Home and Landscape Expo have changed.  The event, being held at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, has been changed from a two-weekend show to a one-weekend show, as the Vikings have secured homefield advantage in week one of the NFL playoffs due to their clinching the NFC North.  Therefore, no show January 2-4, as the Vikings will be hosting the...

A national law firm is currently investigating Correct Building Products, the manufacturer of CorrectDeck composite decking, in response to widespread consumer complaints of mold and mildew growth on their product.  We have not been able to verify whether any court filing has taken place; I have, however, heard from one Minneapolis-area attorney that there were negotiations underway in an attempt to settle the matter out of...

Actually, there is no deck building “season.”  As a leader in the Twin Cities deck building industry, 4 Quarters Design & Build is involved in deck building and deck construction 12 months per year.  That being said, we like to define the new season as being the start of the new year.  The new year marks the beginning of “the show season,” which is launched each year by the Home...

4 Quarters Design & Build will be at the 2009 Home and Garden Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center March 4-8.  4 Quarters will be exhibiting in booth 528, showing both classic and innovative materials currently used in the deck building industry.  The Home and Garden Show is the Twin Cities largest trade show relating to home building and remodeling, and involves many industry...