Measuring for a Hardwood Deck: What You Need to Know

Posted by John Parent on Tue, Nov 24, 2020 @ 05:11 AM

You’ve done your research; you’ve weighed your options and you’re ready to pull the trigger on your new hardwood deck. Now what? The next question is how much do you need? Calculating square footage for a deck is easy. Here are a few tips to help you through.

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Topics: Hardwood Decking, hardwood decks, deck installation

Exterior Siding Issues and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Liza Sivek on Tue, Nov 17, 2020 @ 05:11 AM

Choosing exterior siding is a big decision and, as a design or construction professional, the property owner is trusting your expertise. When weighing the pros and cons of siding materials, and installation methods, there are beautiful options that can save you time, labor and avoid call backs.

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Topics: Pura NFC siding, rainscreen design, trespa pura, siding installation

Enjoy Your Hardwood Rooftop Deck Year 'Round

Posted by Liza Sivek on Tue, Nov 10, 2020 @ 05:11 AM

A rooftop deck is a practical way to add square footage to your living space where there is no yard, or to add a view, or for easy outdoor living. While building a rooftop deck is a big project, the rewards are great. No matter your climate, there’s plenty of ways to enjoy it all year, beyond lounge chairs. 

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Topics: Rooftop Decks, Eurotec Decking System

Best Way to Install Trespa Pura NFC Siding Vertically

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Nov 3, 2020 @ 05:11 AM

Vertical siding installation is all the rage right now. And Pura NFC sidings by Trespa are a premium cladding solution. Installing Trespa Pura siding vertically just got a whole lot easier. Introducing the Climate-Shield Rainscreen System vertical siding components for Pura siding installations.

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Topics: Pura NFC siding, trespa pura, rainscreen installation

Does Ipe Wood Decking Need to Be Sealed?

Posted by Liza Sivek on Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 05:10 AM

Ipe hardwood decking is the hardwood all others are compared to. The unparalleled strength and beauty make Ipe a top choice for builders and designers. Proper sealing will extend the longevity – and benefits – of your Ipe hardwood project. Here's the top 5 questions we hear about sealing Ipe, and the answers.

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Topics: Ipe Decking, Ipe lumber, hardwood decks