Can You “Pre-Gray” Ipe Before Installation?

#TimberTips Can You “Pre-Gray” Ipe Before Installation? Can you let Ipe or other hardwoods gray out BEFORE you install it? We tackle this “gray area” on this episode of TimberTips! Working at TimberTown over the years, a topic that gets brought up by builders and architects regularly is…more

Ipe vs. Massaranduba

#TimberTips Ipe vs. Massaranduba Is Massaranduba a real Ipe alternative? Let’s see what the data shows on this episode of TimberTips! If you are in the decking industry, you’ve probably heard of Massaranduba. No doubt you’ve run across a supplier, broker or website that promotes Massaranduba as an…more

Decking Scratch Test: Azek vs. TimberTech vs. Ipe vs. Cedar

#TimberTips Decking Scratch Test: Azek vs. TimberTech vs. Ipe vs. Cedar Is there a solution to a scratched-up deck? Nothing is more frustrating than getting a brand-new deck installed in your backyard, then having your neighbors come over and drag the outdoor furniture across it causing all kinds of scratches.…more

Sugarloaf Park Deck & Pergola

Featured Project Sugarloaf Park Deck & Pergola Project Sugarloaf Park Deck & Pergola Location Duluth, GA Builder Peachtree Decks and Porches Products Trex Transcend Decking Trex Transcend Railing Plygem PVC Trim When the homeowners decided to remodel their deck, they didn’t want to settle for anything less than…more

Allatoona Farmhouse

Featured Project Allatoona Farmhouse Project Allatoona Farmhouse Location Acworth, GA Builder Full Circle Homes Products Ipe Cedar Cypress Hidden back in the woods, at the end of a long driveway in the Atlanta suburb of Acworth, Georgia rests this beautiful, sprawling farmhouse-style home. The homeowner entrusted Ben Burney of…more

Ashley Manor Double Decker

Featured Project Ashley Manor Double Decker Project Ashley Manor Double-Decker Location Atlanta, GA Builder Barefoot Decks Products Azek When Barefoot Decks was given the task to construct this massive two story double-decker in Roswell, Georgia, they had a challenge ahead of them. With the backyard being on a steep incline,…more

Stockyards Atlanta

Featured Project Stockyards Atlanta Project Stockyards Atlanta Location Atlanta, GA Builder Gay Construction Products Ipe Synergy Originally founded in 1881, Stockyards is one of the last remaining historic properties to be redeveloped in Atlanta. Located in West Midtown, the property will add office, restaurant, and entertainment to one…more

Towne Lake Pass Boardwalk

Featured Project Towne Lake Pass Boardwalk Project Towne Lake Pass Boardwalk Location Atlanta, GA Builder Integrated Construction & Nobility, Inc. Products Treated Pine When Integrated Construction and Nobility, Inc. (ICAN) set out to create a walkway for part of the Greenprints Trail System in Woodstock, Georgia, they had their fair…more