Understanding PVC Decks: Pros and Cons

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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.

What’s the Difference between Nominal and Actual Dimensions?

One of the greatest sources of confusion in the lumber industry is the difference between a board’s nominal dimensions and its actual dimensions. Nominal Dimensions: The Standard Naming Convention Nominal dimensions are the measurements you’re probably used to seeing. They are the names by which lumber is commonly known and sold, found in stores and …

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What Are Board and Lineal Feet?

Woodworking and construction projects require a precise understanding of the fundamental units of measurement in the lumber world: board feet and lineal feet. These units play pivotal roles in estimating and acquiring the right amount of lumber for diverse projects. Board Feet: A Measure of Volume A board foot is a unit of measurement for …

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How Long Does it Take to Build a Deck?

So, you’re thinking about building a deck. It’s a wonderful addition to any home, providing a comfortable outdoor space for entertainment, relaxation, and even adding to your property’s resale value. However, one question remains: how long will it take to build? The answer isn’t quite straightforward as several factors influence the construction timeline. The project’s …

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