It’s Mutt’s Day, which means thousands of people in Central Texas will be spending time with their furry family members. Do you plan to hang out and play with your pooch in the backyard? If so, read on for ways to make your current deck more comfortable for…more
In the Austin area we have a lot of dog lovers, so for Mutt’s Day we’re taking a look at a breed of dog that would be very useful during your barbeques. Like other canines, the Turnspit Dog was bred to perform a specific task, but their job…more
Timbertown Austin is known for being the leading lumber supplier in Central Texas, but we’re also outdoor cooking aficionados. The grill of choice for Chef Chano, our resident meal maker, is the Kamado Joe. For Culinarians Day we’re catching everyone up on the new seasonings that are available…more
Few things in life are as relaxing as lying in a hammock and gently swinging in the shade. Whether you’re sleeping, reading or simply watching the clouds go by, a hammock stand is an affordable way to add this feature to your yard even if you don’t have…more
Decks that surround pools are often exposed to lots of moisture and harsh pool chemicals that can degrade your wood surface. Fortunately, there are easy ways to enjoy your pool while still protecting your deck from getting damaged.
Helping Hand Home is an innovative organization that has been helping to heal and nurture abused and neglected children for over 120 years. Their work has evolved over the years from providing a safe refuge to becoming a residential treatment center with therapeutic foster care and adoption services.
Landscaping in the dead of summer in Central Texas can be tricky. How can homeowners ensure their landscaping efforts succeed in the extreme heat instead of being a waste of time and money? Take a look at the tips below to find out!
As it heats up outside and the humidity rises in areas around Texas, homeowners may be wondering how the extra moisture in the air affects their deck. We all know moisture and wood aren’t a winning combination. Luckily, most of the time humidity isn’t intense enough to make…more
Nothing is better than barbecue during a backyard get together. Manning the grill is a big responsibility that can take a lot of time – sometimes up to 18 hours if you’re slow cooking. This quick guide to BBQ cooking times will help you coordinate everything based on…more