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How to Treat Bamboo for Outdoor Use

How to treat bamboo for outdoor use

Moso bamboo, widely known for its incredible growth rate and strength, has become an increasingly popular choice for outdoor decks and siding. This sustainable and eco-friendly material possesses remarkable durability, but to ensure its longevity and resistance against weather elements, proper treatment is crucial. In this article, we will guide you through the essential steps … Read more

Is Redwood Lumber Still Available?

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Is redwood lumber still available? Contrary to what you may have heard, redwood lumber is readily available for purchase. But let’s clear some of the confusion surrounding the availability of redwood lumber. Considering that we must protect  old-growth natural resources, redwood is protected within 100,000 acres. This is where the misconception comes in. Even so, … Read more

Deck-Building Mistakes to Avoid

how to build a detached deck

You know what would look fantastic behind your house?  A  deck! You’ve got the perfect backyard for it, and perhaps you’ve always wanted to try your hand at some woodworking. These things themselves are already a great reason to look into this valuable addition to your backyard space. In this article, we will discuss how … Read more

How Good is Bamboo Flooring?

How to treat bamboo for outdoor use

Bamboo is a fast-growing grass that can reach heights of up to 100 feet. It’s one of the most versatile and eco-friendly materials available for a variety of applications, including decking and other outdoor structures. There are many reasons why bamboo is an excellent decking material. It’s strong and durable, yet lightweight and easy to … Read more

Winter Deck Care: 101

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Anyone who’s got a wooden deck knows how critical it is to keep up with weather-related deck care year-round. The fact that we have relatively mild winters here in the North Texas region may actually make it even more important to protect your deck! Why? Because it’s cold, then it’s warm, then it’s raining, then … Read more

How To Build A Detached Deck

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Many modern houses have detached or freestanding decks built beside them. Perhaps this is because there are many benefits of having a detached deck. Firstly, detached decks are easy to build and budget-friendly as well. Moreover, an added bonus is that there is no alteration to the structure of the house. What’s more, many people … Read more