About Us


    To provide the widest selection of quality outdoor building materials, backed by unexpectedly fantastic customer service, ensuring your projects are safely completed with confidence and pride.

    Sounds pretty good right?

    But here's the brass tax.  Shane Chapman and Wade Laurent started this business because they were frustrated with the experience of shopping at box stores and lumber yards.  So they decided to open a store that offered better selection, better pricing, better service in a more inviting, more welcoming, and more friendly environment with less judgement, less frustration and less hassle.

    Better, better, better + more, more, more - less, less, less = one great experience shopping for your building materials.

    We aren't perfect, we're human.  But we are humans who care and will do anything to make it right if we don't get it right the first time.

    We would be honoured to help you.



    More Selection Means No Bias

    We carry more selection than any box store or lumber yard in Saskatchewan. That means we will help you purchase the materials that work for you... not just because that's the one we stock.


    Guaranteed Best Pricing

    We have BIG purchasing power. We buy strong, and pass along those savings to you. And if we aren't the best price, we will BEAT any box store or lumber yard price by 10% of the difference.


    Unbeatable Service

    The whole reason we started this business was because the competition was not providing a good customer experience. Our mission is to be more helpful than you could possibly expect.


    Strong Contractor Programs

    We were contractors, so we think like contractors. In addition to strong contractor pricing and loyalty rewards, we value our contractors as partners. We succeed when you succeed.


    Unrivaled Convenience

    Don't spend your weekend driving all over town trying to track down the right colour. We have ALL the big brands in one spot, and can deliver it right to your backyard.


    Flexible Financing

    We accept all forms of payment, including fantastic financing options via our partner, FinanceIt. Better rates than credit cards, and choose the repayment plan that works for you!


    Managed Installation

    90% of our business is helping Do-It-Yourselfers and contractors get their projects supplied. But if you need help on the install side, we can manage the whole process for you.


    Online Shopping

    Talk about convenience! You can do this whole process from your couch, and have your project supplies delivered right to your house.  Curbside pickup also available!


    So Many More Reasons

    Inviting show rooms, Assisted DIY service, permit application, accurate deliveries, 3D Design Service, sorted deliveries... we give you every reason to want to shop with us.

    Want to Join Our TEAM?

    We are always on the lookout your energetic, creative, motivated people to help us lead the way in the building materials industry. If you're someone who wakes up and embraces a challenge, we want to talk to you.

    VISIT OUR JOB BOARD OR TEXT 1187226 TO 415-851-3180


    Shane Chapman and Wade Laurent - Owners of The Ultimate Deck Shop

    Legal Name The Ultimate Deck Shop Inc.

    Incorporated October 2015

    Doors Open Regina April 2016

    Expansion Saskatoon April 2020

    Ownership Shane Chapman and Wade Laurent


    The Ultimate Deck Shop opened it's doors April 2016 in a tiny building on McAra Street in Regina, Saskatchewan. Shane Chapman and Wade Laurent are the founding partners. Highschool friends, college roommates, and now business partners, Shane and Wade dreamed up the idea of a retail building materials store that specialized in the deck and fence categories. A few short months later, the idea went from dream to reality.

    Shane and Wade both hail from small town Saskatchewan.  It's where they met.  Arcola High School in Arcola, Saskatchewan.  But it wasn't until they became college roommates while attending the University of Regina that a friendship blossomed.

    The Ultimate Deck Shop is the result of a desire to go into business together, met with a need that they identified in the market.  Wade was a self-employed finish carpenter with Wade Laurent Construction Ltd., while Shane was employed as a Marketing Analyst at SaskTel, while operating a deck building business on the side (Fresh Decks, Fresh Construction Ltd.)  They threw it all to the wind to explore the opportunity now known as The Ultimate Deck Shop.



    Marital Status Married

    Children Three

    Education Bachelors of Business Admin, Major Marketing, University of Regina

    Personal Interests Entrepreneurship, public speaking, playing hockey and golf, watching basketball and football.



    Marital Status Single

    Children No

    Education Bachelors of Psychology, University of Regina

    Personal Interests Playing and watching hockey, golf, fishing, and hunting


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