Yearly Archives: 2016


This January, We’re Coming to Marietta, GA

  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. Now, Marietta residents won’t have to drive all the way to Woodstock Georgia to get the supplies they need. Providing [...]

By |2020-02-07T12:01:55+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Lumber, Outdoor Living|0 Comments

Making the Grade

  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 grade lumber has fewer knots and other defects when compared to lower grades. Softwood and hardwood are graded using [...]

By |2019-01-20T14:51:17+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Lumber|0 Comments

Protect Your Investment with KDAT Decking

When it comes to decks, gazebos, and other outdoor building projects, you just can’t beat the look and feel of real, genuine wood. Sure, there are composite materials and other alternatives that mimic natural wood, but it’s never quite the same. By itself, wood isn’t always the most durable material. It’s prone to [...]

By |2019-11-06T02:01:54+00:00October 12th, 2016|Decking|0 Comments

4 Green Egg Tables We Love

The Big Green Egg smoker is a versatile, modular outdoor cooking solution Based on the Japanese tradition of mushikamado grills, Big Green Eggs serve as a grill, and oven, and a smoker combined into one compact, convenient package. From slow-smoked barbecue pork to pizza, the Big Green Egg does it all. When you invest [...]

By |2020-01-04T12:34:00+00:00September 11th, 2016|Big Green Egg, Outdoor Living|0 Comments

In love with cedar wood? Here are some ideas on how to introduce it to your outdoor living space!

Cedar wood & timbers is and has been one of the top wood selections for outdoor living spaces due to its weather & insect repelling nature When it comes to outdoor furniture or building, cedar lumber is undoubtedly the best choice. Thanks to its natural resistance to water, bugs and decay, cedar lumber [...]

By |2020-01-04T12:31:47+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Atlanta Cedar Lumber & Timber Blog, Outdoor Living|0 Comments

The Benefits of Using Cedar Lumber

The 4 Key Benefits of using Cedar Lumber & Timber When building outdoor spaces, regardless of the scope or size of the project, Atlanta homeowners should look for the 4 key benefits of using cedar: sustainability, durability, versatility and, of course, aesthetics. When it comes to wood, cedar lumber is a definite winner, covering all [...]

By |2020-01-04T12:32:12+00:00July 4th, 2016|Atlanta Cedar Lumber & Timber Blog|0 Comments

The benefits of cedar shakes and shingles for roofing

Cedar Shakes and Shingles Exceptional Beauty If you’re looking for durability and aesthetic superiority, you simply can’t go wrong with cedar. When it comes to roofing, cedar shakes and shingles offer not only excellent resistance to severe weather conditions, but their exceptional beauty makes them an extremely popular choice for Atlanta homeowners. To most people, [...]

By |2020-02-07T11:58:59+00:00July 3rd, 2016|Atlanta Cedar Lumber & Timber Blog|0 Comments