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Get Ready for Decking Season with AdvantageLumber.com

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.

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ATL Keeps on Growing!

Advantage Trim & Lumber Decking Kiln

We’re expanding to ensure better customer service & faster turn around times.

AdvantageLumber.com is growing, again! We’re expanding our facilities and renovating our North Carolina facility. One example of our continued growth might not seem very impressive at first until you realize just how much it impacts our customers.

What you see above is the start of a concrete pad installation in front of our state-of-the-art kiln. Just adding this concrete pad will make operations more efficient by increasing speed of production. What does this mean for you? Any order that comes out of our NC lumber facility will be completed even faster than normal. With faster turn around times, faster service and low lumber and decking prices, we’re able to give you more, for less.

During these difficult times, isn’t it great to hear about a United States manufacturer that is actually GROWING by leaps and bounds? If you care about investing in and using United States products cared for and created right here in the US, give us a call. We’d love the opportunity to show you what great products and service we offer.

Want even more incentive to buy lumber, flooring or decking from Advantage Lumber? Check out our Deck Specials page for more information.

A Deck Board by any other name…

Ipe decking goes under many names. It’s not surprising to see people confuse ipe with other names like Brazilian Walnut, Pau D’Arco, Ipe Tabaco, Yellow Poui, Bethabara, Pau Lope ®, and Ironwood ®.

Regardless of the name, a deck made of this exotic hardwood is going to last you a lifetime. If you want to know why, all you have to do is check out the many detailed stories and deck designs that are featured in this blog.

For the past 17 years, AdvantageLumber.com has been committed to providing deck builders and DIY homeowners decking options that are second to none.

Oh, and our prices are the best in the market, too! We also ship to all corners of the world and every person on our staff can help you answer all of your ipe decking questions.

So, if you or anyone you know is planning to build a deck, patio, or covered porch, check us out and we’ll be honored to help.

AdvantageLumber.com Offers Exotic & Domestic Hardwoods

AdvantageLumber.com is proud to be the industry leader and foremost authority on Ipe and other exotic hardwood decking. Since 1992, we have offered our valued customers like you access to our expanded decking inventory which includes four distinctive exotic hardwood species. Simply put, our hardwood decking is far superior to any composite decking on the market today. Since our hardwood decking offers a lifespan of 100+ years you know you are going to enjoy your deck for many years to come. With a combined 6 million board feet of inventory and over 1 million board feet in transit via cargo ship, you are certain to find the perfect exotic hardwood for your deck. Unlike our competition, AdvantageLumber.com not only offers a wide selection of exotic hardwoods, we are also an industry leader when it comes to upholding eco-friendly environmental standards. To prove our commitment to sustainable forestry standards, we also have been awarded the highly-coveted FSC Certification from the world-renowned Forest Stewardship Council.

We offer excellent pricing on hardwood flooring because many of our mills that manufacture our Ipe decking also produce flooring. Our large volume of decking & lumber imports allows us to increase our buying power and pass the savings onto you. Continue reading