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Why Treated Wood?
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Why Treated Wood?

Or, would it be better to ask, Why Not Treated Wood? More

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Oldcastle to Buy Composite Decking Manufacturer AERT
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Oldcastle to Buy Composite Decking Manufacturer AERT

ChoiceDek, Moistureshield brands to join Oldcastle Architectural's portfolio More

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Southern Pine Prices Rising in 2017

From framing to structural panels, the price of lumber has increased in recent weeks. Southern pine 2x10s have seen some of the biggest gains, increasing in cost by 20% in the month of February. More

Porous Pave Cuts Rubber Granule Size for Smoother Surface
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Porous Pave Cuts Rubber Granule Size for Smoother Surface

The porous hardscaping material lets stormwater drain through instead of puddling... More

Clubhouse Deck and Rail Has New Owner
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Clubhouse Deck and Rail Has New Owner

Deceuninck North America sells its Clubhouse deck and rail business to the Tapco... More

Framing Lumber Prices Down
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Framing Lumber Prices Down

Housing starts in the U.S. picked up in 2015, but lumber prices didn’t follow suit... More

Composite Fascia Installation Tips
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Composite Fascia Installation Tips

When installing composite deck fascia, separating the trim from the framing with... More

Updating a Formal Fence
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Updating a Formal Fence

A decaying red-cedar fence was rebuilt using Boral TruExterior fly-ash-based trim More

Panorama Universal Glass-Railing Post
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Panorama Universal Glass-Railing Post

This versatile post for glass railing systems can be surface- or fascia-mounted,... More

Silca Systems Tile Underlayment
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Silca Systems Tile Underlayment

Self-draining structural panels are designed for tile installations in exterior... More

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