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    Build boldly with these 4 features of advanced decking

    (BPT) – If you’re planning to create an outdoor living space, advanced decking enables you to show off your creativity. For years, complex deck designs have been difficult to achieve with traditional lumber. But, with advances in...

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • Japanese Charred Wood
    Shou Sugi Ban – Japanese Charred Wood

    The term “Shou-Sugi-Ban” is Japanese and literally translates to “burnt cedar board”. The term is commonly used to describe the centuries old Japanese technique of charring “Sugi” (cedar) planks used for residential siding, fencing, and decking projects....

    • Posted June 2, 2018
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  • MoistureShield
    Hi-Tech Deck Answers the Challenge

    As was to be expected, the decks of this century-old home were severely deteriorated and were in need of replacement. This included a covered front porch that ran the width of the home and a small side...

    • Posted April 29, 2018
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  • Deck Finish Tips

    The ABC’s of choosing a deck finish from Steve McGarr with Duckback products.

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • Deck Safety Check

    Recent accidents in the news, where decks have collapsed, underscore the need for proper construction and periodic deck safety checks.

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • Alternative decking
    Decking Alternatives

    A beautiful wood deck is the superstar amenity of a home’s exterior. It is the undisputed focal point, serving both visually and as the “heart” of one’s outdoor lifestyle. Much like the kitchen phenomenon indoors, decks are...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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  • StoneDeck
    Best Of Both Worlds: Hybrid Decking

    Stone has grown increasingly popular as a finish for paths and patios. Beyond its rustic and natural appearance, stone is durable and will last forever. Folks with homes on anything other that a flat (or near flat)...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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