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.



Products
April 29, 2011

Latitudes Deck Stones are an alternative for composite decking when deck surface transitions are desired.

CalStar sustainable pavers

CalStar sustainable pavers

Products
January 09, 2011

In November, we wrote about the new line of sustainable bricks from CalStar Products. The company also recently debuted a new collection of pavers for residential applications. Both products are competitively priced with traditional paver and brick products, and both are made using the company’s proprietary production process, which utilizes fly ash, generates 85 percent less CO2, and uses 85 percent less energy than traditional fired clay.

Features
December 06, 2010

The largest of the three Show Village homes at 3,060 square feet, the Treasure Sands model is designed specifically for the resort rental market, with accommodations for multiple families and large groups. The four-bedroom house is loaded with a variety of living and entertainment spaces and amenities, including a home theater, hobby room, and master suite retreat.

Features
November 08, 2010
Features
February 14, 2011

There are a number of reasons builders might make the decision to switch building products, materials, or systems. A different product may offer first-cost or labor savings over your current product. Or perhaps it will make your homes more energy efficient or green, and thus more marketable to potential buyers. Regardless of the reason, switching products does pose risks and challenges for builders.

Features
September 27, 2010

The editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines are in search of the latest “breakthrough” products for the residential construction industry for our annual 101 Best New Products report.

Products

ODL has introduced a new sliding patio door with blinds between the glass that offers homeowners control of light and privacy.

Products

Genova Products has added three variegated colors to its Genovations Decking line.

Products

The AZEK Deck Arbor Collection of PVC decking products from AZEK Building Products is now available in a warm, rich redwood.

Products
September 15, 2010

LifeTime Composites, manufacturer of LifeTime Lumber composite deck, dock and fence material, has expanded its line to include privacy fences and pergolas.

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