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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

DeckExpo Going Virtual

Organizers of the Remodeling Show/Deck Expo and The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo in Las Vegas have decided to move the combined event to a virtual format.

Deck Specialist Project Tracker: All About the Angles

PROJECT TRACKER UPDATE: Angles are easy! 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???

526 Media Group Announces New Virtual Event Platform

Continuing on almost 100 years of service to their core industries, 526 Media Group, Inc. announced today their newly launched 526 Events Virtual Event Platform.

Culpeper Wood Preservers Launches New Website

Culpeper Wood Preservers has given its website,, an upgrade. The new site, which features both enhanced content and a redesigned format, provides a better overall user experience and reinforces the company’s position as a leader in the outdoor living category.

Deck Specialist Project Tracker: Update

Wait until you see what this homeowner is doing this week! With the joys of technology, we’re going to spring forward almost 2 months to “present day."

First Responder takes on new enemy: His outdated backyard

We’re excited to announce that this summer through our social media channels, newsletters and website, we’ll be following Ryan, former combat veteran and SoCal police officer, as he attempts to tackle his own deck and backyard remodel.