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What is Melamine Board and What is it Used for?

Melamine Board Uses

Do you have a kitchen or bath remodel coming up? Maybe you’re looking for some shelving options. There are so many lumber options to choose from. But what if you’re working on a tighter budget? The good news is that you don’t have to settle for low-quality, unattractive options. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly,
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Hard Maple vs. Soft Maple: What’s The Difference?

Hard Maple vs Soft Maple

Maple trees are striking in any landscape with their vibrant display of fall colors in reds, golds, and yellows. But they’re also used for a vast variety of woodworking projects from furniture and cabinetry to flooring, even bowling pins and pool cues. Maple is one of the widest spread species of trees in North America
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How To Make Your Home Improvement Project Go More Smoothly

Home Improvement Blog

Have you found yourself dreaming of a new home project and researching websites for home improvement project inspiration? Been wandering the paint and primer aisle of your local hardware store? Then you’re not alone: since the start of the pandemic, many are staying closer to home, and millions of Americans are strapping on their tool
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Tips For Winterizing Your Deck

winter snow on deck boards

There’s a slight chill in the air. The days are getting shorter. Pumpkin spice has taken over the grocery shelves. It can only mean one thing: winter is coming. And before the first snow arrives, you’ll want to make plans to winterize your deck. Fall is a great time to prepare your deck for the
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Is Pressure Treated Wood Right For You? 

pressure treated wood

Perhaps you’ve already heard of pressure treated plywood. Demand for this particular wood has increased over the past year due to the pandemic and interest in building outdoor structures that can withstand heavy rain, humidity, and plenty of use. Families took on projects for outdoor decks and other structures they could safely use for gatherings
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What Type of Plywood is Best For Outdoor Use? 

Plywood for outdoors

Plywood is the building material of choice for many projects, mostly because of its strength, versatility, and affordability. However, not every plywood is made the same. It’s important to choose the right plywood for your project, especially if you’re building outdoors and need it to withstand the elements. There are different types of exterior plywood
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The Best Deck Materials for Rainy Weather

The Best Deck Materials for Rainy Weather

Enjoying the nice weather from your home’s deck is such a simple pleasure that can turn sour if it’s not built to withstand the elements. No one wants a chair — or worse, their foot — to fall through water-rotted wood and we can bet you also don’t want to rebuild your deck every five
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What is Marine Grade Plywood?

texture of okoume marine plywood

Marine-grade plywood is a hardwood panel capable of standing up to rain, snow, and moisture on a regular basis. Learn what marine plywood is and what projects it is best for. When it comes to outdoor furniture, decks, porches, boats, and other structures, marine grade plywood is known for its strength and durability, and is
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Why Wood Is One of the Most Eco-Friendly Materials

Log trunks pile, the logging timber forest wood industry.

Climate change and responsible building is an important topic right now, especially when you’re considering a green construction project. An increasing consideration is whether your choice in materials hurt the environment and if they are sustainable or renewable. All of these questions are important and, when it comes to wood, you can rest assured that
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