Flexible Forming

Deck-O-Seal’s new flexible, forming utility board gives pool contractors the freedom to work in tighter spaces because it bends easily to form a smaller radius of 6 ft., ideal for circular installations like hot tubs.

Tips to Set and Install Stair Posts with Cable Railings

If you've installed cable railing for level runs, you're familiar with setting and installing posts and running the cable through for a completed project. When it comes to stairs, it takes more planning to make sure you have the right measurements and materials.

Cool Running

DuraLife Decking from Barrette Outdoor Living now offers the CoolTrac Advantage providing performance, durability and strength.
While all composite decks will absorb heat, CoolTrac is engineered to stay much cooler than other composite deck boards.

Drill & Plug

Envision Building Products now offers the Pro Plug Hidden Fastening System for use with all full-profile deck boards and colors. Made by Starborn, Pro Plug allows installers to face-fasten deck boards while eliminating visible screw heads and holes.

Blue Overhead

Emulating the haint blue shade currently being revived in the South as a romantic ceiling color, Versatex Building Products has introduced Piazza Blue, a color-through, solid-PVC beadboard.

Meridian Capped Composite Decking

MoistureShield has combined its Solid Core manufacturing process with CoolDeck and TruTexture technologies into Meridian, a mid-priced capped composite decking.

Duralife Doubling Decking Production

DuraLife by Barrette Outdoor Living recently announced a multi-million dollar investment in upgrades at its Biddeford, Me., facility to double the production of composite decking materials in 2021.

Longer, Groovier Decking

Expanding its popular Ridge Premium collection to meet market demand, Envision has added a new 20-ft. length square edge board and 16- and 20-ft. grooved edge boards. Square edge boards were already offered in 12- and 16-ft. lengths.

Weathering The Storm

The Sansin Corp. has released its new WoodForce weathering system with Intermix colors that allow for creative, customizable looks and effects. Available in a retail formula or factory finish line, the WoodForce system uses three products—Accel, Clear and Intermix with seven tints—to create an array of weathered looks and effects.