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 […]
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Be careful what you specify, not all treatments are the same Exterior wood trim adds natural dimension and architectural interest to any home. The good news: exterior treated trim product awareness by builders is raising the bar to force manufacturers to provide products that will last. But, with so many warranties and manufacturers’ claims to […]
AZEK® Building Products, No. 1 in premium decking, is unveiling three new deck colors for the Spring decking season. Under the AZEK® brand, the three new Vintage Collection® colors include: Coastline™, English Walnut™ and Weathered Teak™. As homeowners continue to seek alternative building products that are not only durable and low-maintenance but also aesthetically pleasing, AZEK® […]
Seattle, Wash. – Attractive paint colors, landscaping and decorative millwork can all make a home exterior more appealing. However, it’s what lies beneath the surface that truly makes a house sturdy and reliable for the future. To illustrate the importance of selecting the right construction products to build a long-lasting, comfortable home, Weyerhaeuser has created the infographic “What Really […]
By Mark Clement Anyone who knows me or watches MyFixitUpLife on YouTube might’ve heard me discuss this: I’m not a big fan of piles. The pile system for anything—tools, toiletries, kids’ toys—really rankles my mojo. We cannot have rankled mojo now, can we? Things that are off the ground and within reach work […]
D-Blaze® Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) Earns GREENGUARD Gold Certification Viance LLC, a leading manufacturer of advanced wood treatment technologies, has announced that D-Blaze Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) is the first pressure-impregnated FRTW to earn the GREENGUARD Gold Certification. “With the GREENGUARD Gold Certification, architects and specifiers can be confident in recommending D-Blaze framing lumber and plywood for projects […]
Organize your work space with a Sturdy Storage Rack for Sheet goods. By Matt Weber
Hidden treasures in overlooked places can provide the right wood at the right price for your next project.
Building with pre-manufactured panels makes it simpler to brace walls for high winds and earthquakes.
Tricking the Eyes: New type of wood looks old, feels old, but is brand new.