Decking for Life

Lanai Outdoors has married the gorgeous look of hardwood flooring with the high performance of alternative decking to create Lanai Premium Plank Decking, a 100% pure PVC with a durable cap on all four sides.

Trex Teams up with Albertsons to Keep Plastic out of Landfills

Trex Company and Albertsons Companies are elevating their shared commitment to sustainability with a special recycling effort to divert plastic waste from landfills.

Modern and Functional Railing Accessories

ALX post extensions for hanging string lights, ALX Contemporary aluminum deck gate solutions, and ALX Contemporary continuous top rail brackets help deck builders and homeowners create personalized outdoor living spaces.

Green Bay Adds Marina Division

Green Bay Decking, Green Bay, Wi., has launched a new National Dock & Marina Division to service the growing demand for dock and marina-based composite decking.

Marmon Fastener Group Acquires Tenn-Tex Plastics

Based in Colfax, N.C., Tenn-Tex manufactures plastic injection molded parts for kitchen and bath cabinetry. It provides mounting brackets for drawer slides, shelf supports, corner braces, and related products to cabinet manufacturers, hardware distributors, and cabinetry dealers.

Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Like many in our industry, we have discovered that “necessity is the mother of invention.” We have not only learned to make the best of a bad situation, we have found ways to work smart, improve efficiency and trim costs. In the early stages of the pandemic we weren’t clear what the future would hold.

Dependable Composite Decking

The new Deckorators Trailhead low-maintenance composite decking is a wood-plastic composite (WPC) that offers affordability, ease of maintenance and peace of mind, in addition to a rugged, trend-setting appearance.

Three ways that the pandemic has altered the construction industry for the near future and beyond

In the span of a few months, the coronavirus crisis has demanded sweeping changes from the U.S. construction industry, and experts say many of them will remain in place even after the outbreak recedes.

Fortress Launches Deck Visualizer

Fortress Building Products, Garland, Tx., is providing customers with a simplified deck design and planning process with the launch of its new virtual outdoor visualizer, FortressView.

Mantis Clip Installation

Sure Drive USA manufacturers a wide variety of deck fastening solutions. Its recent YouTube video walks you through the installation process of its hidden deck fastener line, which includes The Mantis Clip for grooved boards, voted as the easiest hidden deck fastener to install- a favorite with decking contractors as well as DIY homeowners.

MoistureShield Expands Distribution to BlueLinx’s Minnesota Branch

MoistureShield has expanded its sales of decking products in northern Minnesota with Marietta, GA., based BlueLinx Corporation.

Cabot Rolls Out Sample Stain Program

Cabot has introduced new product sample stains providing pros with another tool to help their customers. The new sample sizes are designed to help pros and consumers feel confident in their color choice before beginning a project.

Rugged Jobsite Storage

DeWalt’s new ToughSystem 2.0 Storage System offers improved durability, rugged terrain mobility, and modularity versus previous units.

Angles are easy! Or are they?

Our fearless homeowner has finished the “easy” part (demo) and now the “skilled labor” portion begins with…. ANGLES! Like his demolition tally, will we need to calculate his project overage in tons as well?

Metal Deck Framing Clip

CAMO’s new EdgeXMetal Clip provides a revolutionary way to fasten any grooved deck board on metal substructure. The new one-pass fasteners use the same technology as CAMO EdgeX Clips for wood framing.

Saving a Sinking Ship

The construction industry is an extremely tough breed of people. It takes a slightly off-kilter mindset to be up and ready to go before the sun rises, crowing long before the roosters get out of bed.

Thermally Modified Imports Hit US

G Wood Products, New York, NY, has been formed to serve as the exclusive US distributor of Tantimber's unique line of thermally treated wood products.