Decking

As the main outdoor area for family and friends to gather, a home’s deck needs to be practical, durable and laid out to suit the homeowners’ needs. Whether your clients use it for barbecues or to enjoy breathtaking views, a deck is an essential part of outdoor living. Building a unique and comfortable outdoor space requires the right materials and an innovative team, but can set you apart from the competition.



Features
July 24, 2012

Sarah Susanka's latest Not So Big House project places the kitchen and eating area adjacent to the front porch, making the outdoor space a natural extension of the kitchen’s habitable area.

Andersen Architectural Collection

Andersen Architectural Collection

Products
May 17, 2012

Andersen Windows’ new Andersen Architectural Collection brings together the company’s premium product lines — Andersen A-Series and E-Series/Eagle windows and doors — with tools and resources to help designers and homeowners identify the ideal window and door styles, options, and features for their project.

Products
April 03, 2012

Made of coated carbon steel, these screws were designed for use with composite and encapsulated-composite decking.

Integrity Composites, GAF, composite decking, acquistion

Integrity Composites, GAF, composite decking, acquistion

News
March 13, 2012

Integrity Composites LLC has acquired the DuraLife composite decking line from GAF Building Materials.

Created using TruLast Technology by Eastman Chemical Co., Perennial Wood resists

Created using TruLast Technology by Eastman Chemical Co., Perennial Wood resists changes from moisture and remains dimensionally

Products
March 12, 2012

Created using TruLast Technology by Eastman Chemical Co., Perennial Wood resists changes from moisture and remains dimensionally stable for decades.

Outdoor living research: fire pits, decks among best-selling features

Outdoor living research: fire pits, decks among best-selling features

Features
June 05, 2012

Professional Builder readers share their thoughts on the importance of outdoor living features in today’s home-buyer market

Kroy by Ply Gem has added the Woodland Selects collection of colors to its lineu

Kroy by Ply Gem has added the Woodland Selects collection of colors to its lineup of vinyl picket fencing options.

Products
February 24, 2012

Kroy by Ply Gem has added the Woodland Selects collection of colors to its lineup of vinyl picket fencing options.

Eldorado Outdoor Cabinets

These glass-fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) cabinets from Eldorado Stone can be used to quickly and easily create an outdoor ki

Products
February 24, 2012

These glass-fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) cabinets from Eldorado Stone can be used to quickly and easily create an outdoor kitchen space.

Heritage Top Rail, Durarail, one-piece top rail, wrought iron railings

Durarail Heritage Top Rail

Products
January 03, 2012

The Heritage Top Rail from Durarail is a one-piece top rail that provides the classic look of wrought iron railings with the low maintenance of aluminum.

TimberTech Gate Kit

TimberTech Gate Kit

Products
December 12, 2011

TimberTech's Gate Kit allows contractors to create a customizable, simple-to-install gate using excess or additional railing materials.

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