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The Rise Of Capped Composite Deck Boards

It used to be that homeowners had three main choices when came to picking the material of their new deck. They could choose to use an authentic wood, a composite wood or a PVC board. Today, however, a fourth option has entered the mix. Capped composite boards are getting a lot of buzz as a […]

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Why Redwoods Make Great Decks

I recently had the opportunity to visit the beautiful redwood forests of California with my family. Viewing these incredibly tall and majestic trees got me thinking about why redwoods make one of the best deck building materials. I often recommend redwood decks to my clients, because redwood lumber is highly resistant to insects and fungi […]

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How To Inspect The Structural Components Of A Deck

Learning to perform a basic deck inspection will help you understand the need for building codes and the why proper materials and fasteners will save you money in the long run and help ensure the safety of your family and friends for years to come. When inspecting a deck, make sure to review each of […]

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