Metro Building Products Blog

Building your perfect deck is just the beginning. Here in Atlanta, we have beautiful weather almost year-round — except maybe those brutal August afternoons. Our Atlanta outdoor living blog covers the latest trends in backyard leisure and recreation.

You’ll find out more about great design ideas for deck and patio areas, versatile options like Big Green Eggs for outdoor grilling and smoking, and ways to incorporate beautiful western red cedar wood into your outdoor living space. Why stay indoors when it’s so nice outside? Our outdoor living blog can help you find brand new ways to enjoy your backyard.

Advantages Of Cedar Lumber For Your Deck

May 14th, 2017|Categories: Atlanta Cedar Lumber & Timber Blog, Decking, Lumber|

Here are a few reasons to use cedar lumber on your new deck or porch! See our cedar products! Cedar Decking and Posts When it comes to any outdoor building project, cedar [...]

The Four Biggest Benefits of Trex Transcend Deck Railing

March 5th, 2017|Categories: Decking, Outdoor Living|

Metro Building Products, Inc. is conveniently located in Woodstock & Marietta, offering discount prices on a full range of Trex decking and railing products. Ask about delivery! Start my Trex Consultation! The [...]

Replace that wood deck with Trex!

February 20th, 2017|Categories: Decking, Outdoor Living|

Metro Building Products, Inc. is conveniently located in Marietta, GA offering discount prices on a full range of Trex decking and railing products. Ask about delivery! Start my Trex Consultation! Three Reasons [...]

How Rough Cut Cedar Beams Brought New Life To This North Atlanta Office

January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Atlanta Cedar Lumber & Timber Blog, Lumber|

Older office buildings must occasionally face expensive overhauls and time-consuming facelifts – whether because of outdated building standards, new management, or a simple desire to modernize the look and environs of an office building. This [...]

This January, We’re Coming to Marietta, GA

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Lumber, Outdoor Living|

  At Metro Building Products, we’ve served the Metro Atlanta area with great building products for years. Now, we’re proud to announce that around January 2017, we’re opening a brand-new lumber yard in Marietta, Georgia. [...]

Making the Grade

December 3rd, 2016|Categories: Lumber|

How Lumber Grading Works As you’ve probably noticed, lumber is designated with “grades.” After the lumber is cut at a sawmill, lumber grading helps determine how a cut of wood should best be used. Higher [...]