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Make a deck guard rail into a shade-throwing thing of DIY beauty.
As Part of the YellaWood® Brand’s Commitment to Supporting its Dealer Network, Company Launches New Campaign YellaWood® builds upon its 2018 initiative “For five-star backyards.™ ABBEVILLE, Ala. – What do you get when you combine YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine with a mischievous band of beavers driven to create their own oasis at the lodge? The Woodland’s Most Wanted. This new campaign from Great Southern Wood, and the YellaWood® brand, follows the […]
A fast, efficient—and accurate as all get-out—way to frame your next deck.
It won’t be long before the weather breaks, and everyone is back to building outdoors. The time to plan your new deck is at hand, and here’s a roundup of new products to consider for the project. Deckorators Voyage Composite Decking Deckorators has expanded its line of wood-alternative decking with the launch of Voyage (pictured). This new line of composite […]
When the size of a patio project is too large to DIY, it’s time to call the pros.
Get 10 carpenters in a room and you’ll probably get 10 ways to build and detail a pergola. However, when it comes to the pergola’s base—what our furniture and feet touch every time we enter the cross-hatched shadows of the posts, girders and rafters—it’s safe to say everybody in the pretend group will opt for a hardscape. Cementitious or blue […]
Above Ground or Ground Contact? That is the Big Question Chances are, if you step into just about any backyard in any part of the country, you will find something made with preserved wood. You are likely to see a deck, a raised bed garden, a picnic table, or a children’s playset – all probably built with preserved wood. These […]
By Matt Weber We’re all aware of the wonders of wood as a building material, but to preserve its natural good looks when used outdoors, it’s necessary to apply a stain/sealer to protect it from Mother Nature. From mold and ultraviolet rays to insect infestation and rot, the threats to wood are plentiful. Choosing the right sealant, prepping the wood […]
Give your Next Deck Project More Artistic Appeal By Matt Weber