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.



Fypon PVC Trellis System

Fypon PVC Trellis System

Products
December 12, 2011

The Fypon PVC Trellis System offers a low-maintenance solution for accenting garage doors, as well as entryways, garden sheds, and free-standing garages.

Durarail Panorama Post

Durarail Panorama Post

Products
November 24, 2011

The round glass track of the Panorama Post enables the installer to adjust the angle of the glass 30 degrees in both directions, allowing the use of one post to achieve multiple angles.

CertainTeed’s CertaForm flexible flatwork form

CertainTeed’s CertaForm flexible flatwork form

Products
November 24, 2011

CertainTeed’s new CertaForm flexible flatwork form allows contractors to more easily tackle curved designs for projects such as patios, driveways, and decks.

Outdoor living, professional builder survey, outdoor living trends

Survey: Outdoor living plays larger role in selling new homes

Features
April 05, 2012

As the average size of new homes continues to shrink and more people choose to entertain at home, demand for outdoor living features grows, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.

Screen Tight, FASTtrack Porch Screening Systems, 101 best new products

Screen Tight’s FASTtrack Porch Screening Systems use a two-piece system of 1x2-inch self-mating channels and molded clips.

Products
August 02, 2011

Screen Tight’s FASTtrack Porch Screening Systems use a two-piece system of 1x2-inch self-mating channels and molded clips.

Products
June 27, 2011
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

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