Lee Roy Jordan Lumber

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Please ship all packages to our Dallas Location

11529 Emerald St
Dallas, TX 75229

Phone Number: (214) 357-7317
Fax Number: (214) 351-6076
Toll Free: (800) 442-3396

Hillsboro Location:

20 Lee Roy Jordan Dr
Hillsboro, TX 76645

Phone Number: (254) 582-3775
Fax Number: (254) 582-3781
Toll Free: (877) 533-7695

Frequently Asked Questions

First, you must clean your old deck by either power washing or using an oxalic acid based cleaner.

Yes, if you are not careful a power washer can cut/scar the deck’s surface especially if the deck is a softwood like cedar or redwood. Hardwoods like Ipe are more forgiving and don’t easily scar. It is best to investigate best practices before power washing a deck. There is an art to power washing a deck without scarring it.

All wood will grey out over time. A stain with UV blockers will prevent the greying but periodic applications will be required. The frequency of applications will depend on the product and the amount of direct sunlight the area receives.

Almost every large solid sawn timber will have cracks or what we refer to as seasoning checks. These cracks occur as a timber dries out and the larger the timber, the larger the cracks will be. This is not a defect and typically has no effect on the timber’s structural integrity.

Cedar, Redwood and Douglas Fir are the most common species for timber shade structures. Cedar and Redwood have slightly more decay resistance but Douglas Fir is more structural and is also available in “free of heart centers” which reduces the seasoning checks that occur in all large timbers.

Everything will fade over time but the technology used in most new composite decking product will almost eliminate fading. In other words, they fade so little that the human eye often can’t detect any color change

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