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  • Upgrade your Deck

    Construction How-To, Decks, Decks, Outdoor Living, Projects August 3, 2016 Sonia

                  Quality treated wood and a hidden-fastener system give an old deck a facelift. When it came time to replace some rotted deck boards on a recent project, we chose to use high-quality, Above-Ground treated lumber and a hidden-fastener system to achieve a smooth nail-free surface that’s rot-resistant and friendly to bare feet. Here’s […]

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  • Deck Product Roundup

    Construction How-To, Decks, Decks, Outdoor Living February 11, 2016 Sonia

                    Ecolife Stabilized Wood Real wood is the most sustainable, renewable and economical decking and fencing option you can use, and Viance offers improved wood treatment solutions that allow the beauty of real wood to shine through. Ecolife Stabilized Weather-Resistant Wood is fully protected against termite attack and decay, and the proprietary treatment also […]

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  • Treated Wood Decking Done Right

    Construction How-To, Decks, Decks February 4, 2016 Sonia

                      DIY Installation Advice The most widely used material for deck boards is treated lumber. There is, however, a right way and wrong way to install treated deck boards to achieve the best results. The experts at Wolmanized Wood offers the following tips to get the most from your material. During installation, […]

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  • Building a Code-Compliant Deck

    Construction How-To, Decks, Decks, Outdoor Living July 13, 2015 Sonia

              Pro Tips on Building a Code-Compliant Deck By Rob Robillard There are approximately 40 million decks in the United States, and only half of those are code-compliant. Deck safety is a real problem. Every year we hear about decks that collapse under the weight of people or snow load.  Improperly built decks can be dangerous.  […]

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