Wood is amazing. It can be twisted, bent, shaped, turned, and crafted into almost anything you can imagine. This natural material has played an immeasurable part in the development of our world. Unfortunately, the categorizing of this beautiful product has led to many assumptions like decking boards are only for decking.
Spring is sweeping across the country, and before long you’ll be enjoying balmy summer evenings in your backyard. Now’s the time to upgrade your outdoor living space.
Home improvement spending across the U.S. has risen dramatically. Since the 2008 financial collapse, the industry has been on a steady recovery, and Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies predicts this growth will continue through 2014. Already, home improvement spending is estimated at $144.7 billion, up from $127 billion this time last year. That kind of cash brings outdoor renovations in line with bathroom and kitchen remodeling. It seems everyone agrees: the time to build the deck of your dreams is now, and AdvantageLumber.com is ready to help.
This Tigerwood deck will be an attractive place for patrons to sit, eat, and relax.
Why is Tigerwood a great decking option for California homes and businesses?
For starters, Tigerwood is instantly attractive. Many of our customers in California have told us that they enjoy working with such an easy material because it cuts labor costs and install time. We’ve even had customers call us to say that the second their commercial project was completed they saw an immediate increase in business thanks to more walk in traffic and customer interest.
It’s not hard to imagine people walking by this pizza parlor in San Francisco and staring at it. With those rich colors of rusty oranges, brown, and dark black streaks you would only need one attempt to guess this wood’s name. From California to New York, you can find more and more outside commercial projects using exotic and eco-friendly decking materials like Tigerwood.
Looks aside, there are some very practical reasons why Tigerwood is a great choice for commercial applications. Continue reading
There are a ton of decking materials in the market today. At Advantage we specialize in hardwood decking only because our customers demand the best. This is why, of the many wood decking options out there, Advantage has thoroughly tested and selected four of the finest, most reliable options that work well in any climate.
Tigerwood, Cumaru, Ipe, and Garapa are the Porsche, Mercedes, BMW, and Audi of the decking world. Each has their own distinct look at set of qualities, but one thing binds them together. The combination of reliable durability and resilience that serves to give you an outdoor retreat with high performance.
For instance, check out this wood deck pictured above. Continue reading
It’s not enough to say that you’re product is eco-friendly. People want, and deserve, proof. However, it is getting harder for all of us to cut through the marketing hype to see products for what they really are, not what you are told they are. So….with that said, what does that have to do with decking?
We received a phone call the other day from someone who was fed lies. They were told by someone trying to sell them thousands of dollars in composite decking that “anyone who buys hardwood decking from countries like Brazil are helping kill off the rain forest. ” This person was shopping around and asked us point blank, “How can I be sure that the hardwood you sell is really eco-friendly?”
At Advantage, we LOVE getting questions like this. Here’s our response: Continue reading
This Tigerwood porch is a sunroom that can be enjoyed all year round.
This post is all about why Tigerwood should be on your short list of wood decking options.
We talk a lot about composite decking, and ipe on this blog. With good reason, both of those decking materials are known to most people and contractors alike.
But, is that all there is? Absolutely not.
In fact, Tigerwood is one species that a lot of contractors like better than BOTH of those materials.
Here are some benefits that explain why Tigerwood is preferred choice among builders and contractors: Continue reading
When you buy Tigerwood decking, you'll be using installing some of the most beautiful material anywhere.
Now, building a Tigerwood deck is easy and even more affordable.
With an easy to navigate shopping cart at your disposal you can buy Tigerwood decking from the comfort of your home, 24/7/365.
Choose from the following profiles:
- S4S E4E Standard
- Tongue & groove (T&G)
- Post Caps
- Deck Rail System
- 2×2, 4×4, 6×6 posts
- Call for custom orders
With Spring just around the corner, now is the time to stock up on some of the most gorgeous exotic hardwood decking, Tigerwood.
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