NADRA National Deck Competition Winners

We are proud to announce that there were several winners at the 2023 NADRA National Deck Competition that featured products. Here are the winners that used products from from the 2023 contest: Wood Decks Under $25k First Place Casey Fence and Deck Partner: Advantage Lumber This client had an old, dilapidated wood deck, …

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What Is the Lifespan of a Wood Deck?

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A wood deck can be a beautiful and functional addition to any home, providing a space for outdoor entertainment, relaxation, and enjoyment. However, the lifespan of a wood deck can vary significantly depending on the type of wood used, the quality of construction, and the level of maintenance. In this blog post, we’ll explore the …

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How Much Does a Deck Cost? An In-Depth Look at Decking Material Prices

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When it comes to adding a deck to your home, one of the first questions that comes to mind is: “How much will it cost?” The answer to this question is not straightforward as it largely depends on the materials you choose for your deck. In this blog post, we will explore the costs associated …

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Decking with Slip Resistance: Ipe wood is the Superior Choice

When it comes to outdoor decking, safety is as important as aesthetics and durability. One of the major concerns for homeowners and commercial property managers is the risk of slips and falls, especially in wet conditions. This is where the choice of decking material becomes crucial. Ipe wood decking, known for its exceptional slip resistance, …

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Why Do Deck Boards Crack and How Do You Stop It?

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Deck boards, especially those made of softwoods like pressure treated pine and cedar are exposed to a variety of environmental factors that can cause them to crack over time. Note: Many people confuse cracks in wood with surface checking. What is surface checking? Surface checking refers to the small, shallow cracks that appear on the …

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The Value of a Hardwood Deck to a Home

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Hardwood decks have long been admired for their natural beauty, durability, and timeless appeal. When considering adding a hardwood deck to a home, it’s essential to understand the specific value it can bring. Here’s a breakdown of the value a hardwood deck can add: 1. Aesthetic Appeal 2. Durability and Longevity 3. Return on Investment …

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