Six Deck Renovations That Pay Off
Remodeling's Cost vs. Value data helps reveal which decking projects deliver bang...
Wood Treaters Under Pressure
Ground-contact PT lumber is becoming more widely available, thanks to the AWPA's new rules for treated lumber. But the industry is divided on how the new rules apply to deck framing.
The Future of Wood is Here
Swedish scientists have just created transparent wood
ICC Almost Barred the Use of Fire-Retardant Wood in Certain Structures
The International Code Council has tentatively disapproved of the proposal
TW Perry Changes Inventory
The Maryland dealer will no longer stock lumber not approved for ground contact use
Top Framing Tools
Sister site Tools of the Trade takes a look at some of the essential tools for...
A Roof Cutter's Secrets Goes Digital
A classic framer's manual is now available as an ebook ... but that's just a...
Guns and Lumber
When you pick-up caulk, don't forget the ammunition.
Demand for Wood Plastic Composites to Hit $6.5 Billion in 2018
Sales of wood/plastic composites, or composite decking, are taking off, set to grow at 10% per year between now and 2018, according to the Freedonia Group, which sees new construction and intensified interest in residential improvement and repair driving the growth.
Communities Mandate the Removal of Wood Roofing
In an effort to curb the risk of wildfire destroying homes, more and more western communities push for the removal of existing wood roofing.