What makes Ipe decking such a great deck material? Read on to find out!
#TimberTips The Most Sustainable Decking Product in America? Did you know Bamboo can be used for exterior decking and siding? We met Cody Jones, US General Manager of DassoXTR, on-site at a DassoXTR deck in Atlanta, GA to talk about fused bamboo decking. Join us this week for…more
One of the best ways to give yourself a ton of maintenance in the Spring is to ignore your deck in the Winter.
Many people in the United States are unfamiliar with thermally modified wood. Although the process has been around in some form or another for centuries it hasn’t been until recently that the product has started to gain momentum in this country. Thermally modified wood can trace its beginnings…more
Cedar siding, for decades, has been thought of exclusively in terms of exterior applications. A new era of design has challenged those long-held ideas. Wood siding has become an integral part of today’s interior design in every application from accent walls to large modern spaces. Cedar siding especially,…more
#TimberTips Cedar Grades: Whats the Difference? How can you figure out what grade of cedar you need for your project? Lumber grades are very technical and detailed, which means they can be confusing and complicated when deciding what grade you want for a project. Different species have…more
#TimberTips Can Softwoods be as durable as Hardwoods? Generally speaking, Softwoods and Hardwoods are classified based on the density of the wood species and the growth of the tree. Slower growth equals a denser species making it a hardwood. But, there are some products in the market that…more
Featured Project Decatur Front Porch Project Decatur Front Porch Location Atlanta, GA Builder Outdoor Makeovers Products Azek Ipe Fortress This older home outside of Atlanta, GA recently received a facelift in the fashion of a new front porch. The homeowners contacted Outdoor Makeovers to renovate the front of…more
#TimberTips 3 Ipe Hardwood Alternatives What Brazilian Hardwood should you use if you don’t want Ipe? Ipe has long been the gold standard in Hardwood Decking and siding, which is why there are many other species that are peddled as “Ipe Alternatives”. We discussed Massaranduba, which we…more
#TimberTips 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Ipe Can I tell you something new about the Brazilian Hardwood Ipe? It’s a dense topic this week on TimberTips! If you’ve built or are looking to build a hardwood deck, then you have most likely looked into Ipe. It’s…more