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.



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
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
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.

Products
September 15, 2010

Pella Windows & Doors’ Pella 350 Series vinyl sliding patio door is designed to provide homeowners with an attractive focal point for their home that not only improves the view, but also helps reduce their energy bills.

Products
September 15, 2010

Deckorators’ recessed, low-voltage lighting kit offers an elegant, subtle lighting option for walkways, steps or wherever better visibility is desired.

News
January 01, 2010

 The posts are available in any wood species and can be manufactured up to 10½ inches wide and 10 feet long

Products
December 01, 2009

New decking from MoistureShield and Genova Products kick off our exterior products review. There's more decking, siding, manufactured stone and roofing below

Features
September 01, 2009

Exterior products for home building and remodeling from Azek, CertainTeed, TimberTech, StoneCraft and Tru-Brix among others are featured.

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