If you’re an outdoor junkie being cooped up inside all winter long while you watch your yard waste away can be excruciating. Thankfully, the Internet can bring all your landscaping and deck projects right to your desktop. Now is the perfect time to start getting all your ideas…more
On November 13th, TimberTown Austin hosted it’s 1st Annual Thank You Deck Crew BBQ: an event just for deck builders, who work hard to make amazing outdoor spaces a reality.
“Is this wood from a sustainable forest?” “Is this product eco-friendly?” If you’re an architect or builder, you probably get asked these questions a lot. We all want to do our part to take care of the environment, and purchasing recycled or sustainable products like lumber is a…more
Like many regions, the Austin, TX Hill County offers extraordinary views, but presents unique challenges when it comes to building a pool or deck in your backyard. So, how do you build a pool on a hill? Here’s how Ocean Quest Pools took a slanted backyard and transformed…more
What does licensed, bonded & insured mean? What are the contractor requirements in Texas? Do the definitions vary from state to state? Should the contractor handle the permits? These are the types of questions that many homeowners have when they begin looking for a deck builder. Who you…more
When it comes to deck building there are a lot of basic construction practices that have held true for decades. However, technology has drastically changed the design process. Now high-tech tools that even builders didn’t have are easily accessible for all homeowners and user-friendly enough for anyone to…more
Even though we’re in the business of selling outdoor lumber in Central Texas, Timbertown Austin is all about using reclaimed wood when it makes sense. If you’re building a deck you need strong, stable soft or hardwood lumber, but for other projects reclaimed wood can be a great…more
There always seems to be a shortage of storage space no matter how big your home is. So, it’s no wonder that a 2013 National Association of Realtors survey found that storage was one of the most important factors for homebuyers. In fact, a walk-in closet in the…more