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3 Reasons To Buy Extra Decking and Not Exact Amounts

We get it, exotic hardwoods are expensive. It’s natural for you to want to save your pennies and order just the right amount of material for your deck, but this is probably one of the biggest mistakes you can make. Materials like decking aren’t made to fit exact specifications; they are crafted on-site by cutting each board to meet the dimensions of your design.  It’s these characteristics that necessitate ordering extra material just in case something happens. The extra material ordered is normally between 10% and 15% of your original amount and is referred to as “waste.”
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Cedar, Ipe, or Bamboo: What’s The Right Choice?

The decking industry is constantly growing and it seems like there’s always a “new miracle material” made with fairy dust and rainbows that promises beautiful looks without lifting a finger. However, when we take a deep look into exterior decking products, we begin to see the shortcomings of the miracle materials and the benefits of the tried and true wood decking.
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Sharing Our Customers’ Experience

As a company, we always strive to provide you with material of the highest quality. As customer service professionals, we aim to take care of each and every one of our customers as individuals, making sure you’re satisfied with the look and feel of your project while giving you the one-on-one interaction that many online businesses just don’t have.  As a bonus, we’re also here to help you with every step of your project from start to finish.
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Why is hardwood ideal for Modern Designed Homes and Exteriors?

Sleek, sexy, contemporary, and chic are a few words used to vividly describe modern design homes and exteriors. Los Angeles and New York City are iconic cities for these new home designs. Why wouldn’t they be? New York City is the fashion mecca, and Los Angeles is known for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Designers are constantly looking to take aura of these cities and the warm feel of a home, and incorporating them in their modern designs. Perfect blends of such qualities lie within the exotic Brazilian hardwoods, which has become the dominating feature in modern designed homes.
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Cypress Wood: A Great Domestic Wood Alternative

Naturally growing in lowland swampy regions of the southern United States, Cypress has been a staple in the wood industry for many exterior applications. Around the Atlantic seaboard, Cypress can be seen throughout beach homes because its characteristics and preservative oils act as a buffer in areas that have a lot of heat, humidity, and rain storms.
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Four-Inch Decking Changes a Deck’s Entire Look

Out of all the dimensions of decking, the most commonly used are boards of 6” width. This is what everyone has, and it’s what everyone looks for. However, imagine for a second that you spent a lot of money for your own unique deck only to notice that every other deck looks almost exactly the same. That realization can be a little devastating, but this is where careful planning and deck design comes into play. Using different width decking, such as 4″ and 6″ is a great way to create a unique and strong deck.
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Looking for Cost-Effective Exotic Hardwood Decking? Check Out Tigerwood

The alluring pictures of beautiful decks and other outdoor retreats have driven many homeowners to rethink and remodel their outdoor spaces in order to create the ideal escape within their own backyard. The pictures show an idyllic retreat made with beautiful, uniform wood. Typically, the woods used in the pictures resemble the look of Ipe and more often than not, it is Ipe. The bad news is that Ipe is an expensive wood but lucky for you, there are other equally beautiful alternatives like Tigerwood.
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