How to Maintain Composite Decking

As with all materials subject to Mother Nature, composite decking can show signs of wear after a few years. Here's how to clean a deck built with composite materials and some tips to share with homeowners to help them keep their deck looking like new. Read more

Ready Seal Gives Outdoor Lumber a Facelift Ready Seal Gives Outdoor Lumber a Facelift

From decks to siding, Ready Seal offers an easy-to-apply stain and sealer in one. Read more

Concrete LumberConcrete Lumber

Made from a cementitious composite, this lumber promises durability, strength, and... Read more

Spring Forward With Hot & Cool Outdoor Living ProductsSpring Forward With Hot & Cool Outdoor Living Products

Break out the lawn chairs! It's time to bring this party back outside. Read more

Is Trex Taking a Play Out of Tesla's Playbook?

The composite decking manufacturer and electric car producer have a few things in common when it comes to growth and going beyond core businesses. Here's what Trex is doing that relates so closely to Tesla. Read more

Keep the Views with Cable Rails

There are a range of cable railing systems available, with each manufacturer offering unique choices in posts, rails, and hardware. This article includes a slideshow that provides a quick introduction to those choices. Read more

Steel Deck Framing at IBSSteel Deck Framing at IBS

Hanley Wood chief products editor Lauren Hunter and Matt Risinger, Principal of... Read more

What's the Best Way to Clean a Deck?

Most pressure-treated decking can be cleaned with a mild detergent, a little bit of bleach, and plenty of water--either sprayed with a garden hose or a carefully-handled pressure washer. Here's what you need to know to do it right. Read more

Product Trend Chatter Builds in Run-Up to IBS/KBIS

Industry experts take to Twitter to share their insights on product trends and new introductions at this week's International Builders' Show and Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. Read more

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