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Decking

How to Choose Decking that Lasts

With so many decking materials available to homeowners, many can feel overwhelmed when trying to choose the best option for t...

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Decking

Deck Builds by Region: Tips for Tropical Climates

Deck needs change depending on region, but one thing remains constant: the need for strong and durable decking materials that...

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Decking

Top Questions Answered About Preventing Ground Level Deck Rot

Ground level decks have been gaining popularity in recent years. This type of deck doesn't need railing or stairs and can eas...

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Decking

4 Elements to Consider When Building a Rooftop Deck

Rooftop decks can be gamechangers for homeowners short on yard space. They can also lift homeowners above the fence line for...

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Fencing

An Anti-Climbing Fence is a Must, but is it Enough?

High-security fences have been a staple for protecting detention facilities, data centers, airports and distribution centers....

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Pergolas

5 Steel Pergola Ideas That Won't Blow Away in the Trend

Pergolas were one of the most popular garden trends in 2021. But are pergolas still popular? While some may chalk the trend u...

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Fencing

What to Consider When Choosing Pet Friendly Fencing

For devoted pet owners, the safety of the furry members of the family is a top priority. Now, as the days are growing longer...

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Decking

Deck Safety Continued: How Much Weight Can a Deck Hold?

No one wants to unknowingly put their friends and family in harm’s way, but when the weight on top of a deck exceeds the deck...

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Decking

Is Your Deck Safe? 5 Signs You're Standing on an Unsafe Deck

The North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) estimates almost half of all decks in the U.S. are past their useful...

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Railing

What is the Safest Deck Railing?

The design aesthetics of today’s deck railing offerings run the gamut from subtle to extravagant and every shade in between....

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Railing

3 Ways to Ensure a Safe Deck from the Ground Up

Over the last few years, backyards have become a sought-after, flexible space to accommodate working from home, unwinding aft...

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Decking

5 Hacks for an Earth Friendly Outdoor Living Space

When some homeowners think about backyard sustainability, they might imagine some seemingly impossible demands, like never us...

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Railing

Building a strong foundation for healing at the new rethreaded campus

Sometimes in life we are fortunate enough to cross paths with people and organizations that leave a lasting mark. For the For...

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Railing

5 Tips for Common Deck Railing Challenges

"What is the easiest deck railing to install?" seems like a simple question. However, the answer is highly conditional. What...

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Decking

Deck Builds by Region: Tips for Mountain States

Part of what makes building a deck exciting are the site-specific challenges homeowners and pro deck builders must consider w...

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