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  • Keeping in Touch

    The annual DeckExpo is a great venue for making connections and staying up to date with what's happening in the decking industry

     
  • Advertisers, Take Note

    Nothing gets by PDB readers

     
  • Testing Single Posts vs. Railing Assemblies

    The president of a post-anchor manufacturing company weighs in on load testing of guardrail posts and assemblies

     
  • Keen Tacoma 6-Inch Work Boots

    The hiker-style boot keeps feet comfortable on wet, cold, or hot jobsites

     
  • Getting Into Hardscaping

    Expand your deck business by partnering with a patio contractor

     
  • Trex Sales Up

    Trex reported third-quarter 2014 sales of $95.5 million, a 32% increase over the same period a year earlier. Net income for the quarter was $8.9 million, compared with a loss of more than $15.3 million last year. The company also announced the start-up of its first polyethylene-pellet manufacturing...

     
  • Building a Deck Above an AC Compressor

    Provide enough clearance for the unit to operate properly and to allow workers to safely access it for maintenance and repair

     
  • Anti-Social Media

    Readers who don't want to register with a social media platform can still submit comments, either by email or by starting a discussion on the PDB Forums

     
  • Fire-Resistant Decks

    Using the right decking material makes a big difference in areas prone to wild fires

     
  • Which Comes First: Hot Tub or Deck?

    If you've never installed a hot tub, you may be surprised by how many variables you need to address before framing a deck around one

     
 
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