Aug , This week we want to talk about some of the issues to be aware of while installing and working with tropical decking lumber like Ipe and Cumaru Once installed on the deck, proper ground side ventilation will ameliorate movement throughout the life of the deck and should therefore be a necessity when
Jun , Here s what the front of my home looked like on August , And that I already knew that I wanted composite decking I have absolutely no desire to paint or stain or waterproof wood The problem was, I didn t know how I d get the decking materials up to the deck and didn t know how to install it.
Periodic cleanings with a composite deck cleaner were far easier than the dreaded sanding and staining required to maintain wood decks Will products weather (change color fade) Does decking get hotter than pressure treated wood under the sun As with many things in life, you get what you pay for.
Jun , This will create a more open deck and will make it feel like part of a greater area instead of a confined, separate space Where hand rails are required or desired for privacy, Weyerhaeuser Distribution offers a wide range of composite, cedar and treated wood products Learn more here Photo courtesy of
Shown The siding on this Gothic Revival style home looks like wood clapboard, but it s actually fiber cement painted a custom color To reduce water absorption, fiber cement has to be installed at least inches above steps, decks, and roofs, and at least inches above grade Requires a skilled mason to install.