Old Growth Cedar vs. New Growth Cedar: Understanding the Differences and Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Cedar Wood

Cedar wood has been a popular choice for various construction and crafting projects for centuries due to its durability, beauty, and scent. However, not all cedar wood is the same. The differences between old growth cedar and new or second-growth cedar can impact your project’s outcome in terms of aesthetics, strength, and longevity. In this …

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Composite Marine Decking for Boat Docks

Trex Composite Boat Dock

In the world of marine construction, the choice of decking material plays a crucial role in the longevity, maintenance, and overall aesthetics of boat docks. As technology advances, composite marine decking has become increasingly more popular, revolutionizing the way we think about dock construction. Let’s look at the benefits of using composite marine decking for …

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Understanding PVC Decks: Pros and Cons

TimberTech Coastline

When it comes to choosing decking material for your outdoor space, PVC (polyvinyl chloride) decks have become a popular option. But like any material, it has its advantages and disadvantages. Let’s delve into the pros and cons of PVC decks to help you make an informed decision. Pros of PVC Decks Cons of PVC Decks …

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2023 Year in Review

It’s been an amazing year at Advantage Lumber! New products, new programs, new team members—here’s a summary of all the exciting things that happened in 2023.