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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.
Latitudes Deck Stones are an alternative for composite decking when deck surface transitions are desired.
CalStar sustainable pavers
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.
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.
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.
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.
ODL has introduced a new sliding patio door with blinds between the glass that offers homeowners control of light and privacy.
Genova Products has added three variegated colors to its Genovations Decking line.
The AZEK Deck Arbor Collection of PVC decking products from AZEK Building Products is now available in a warm, rich redwood.
LifeTime Composites, manufacturer of LifeTime Lumber composite deck, dock and fence material, has expanded its line to include privacy fences and pergolas.