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Outdoor Wood Projects

The Most Common Outdoor wood projects

Wood is one of the most versatile, natural, and renewable building materials. Furthermore, wood construction is efficient and usually completed relatively faster than other building options, making it perfect for outdoor projects. It also offers specific properties that make wooden structures study and durable. So, if you live in Metro Atlanta and looking forward to building an outdoor structure such as a pergola, gazebo, or deck, you may want to consider wood as the primary construction material. (more…)

Can You Stain Pressure Treated Wood?

Find Out If and How You Can Stain Pressure Treated Wood

Pressure-treated wood is great for building outdoor furniture and structures, planning a DIY project in the garden, or adding a fence, or an enclosure. This type of timber is sturdy and will withstand the elements while keeping its strength and appearance intact for many years. (more…)

Choose the Right Wood for Your Backyard DIY

What Type of Wood do You Need for Your Next Outdoor Project?

The quality of your backyard DIY project is as good as the construction material you use. Whether you want to build a piece of furniture or deck, you need to know the correct type of wood to suit your project. It’s important to note that not all wood species are perfect for various backyard DIY projects. Below are factors to consider when selecting the suitable lumber for your outdoor woodworking project. (more…)

Should Lumber Be Pressure Treated for Outdoor Projects?

Pressure Treated Lumber for Outdoor Constructions

Pressure-treated lumber is wood that has undergone chemical preservative infusion to make it less susceptible to water damage, mold, and insects. The pressure treatment can make the wood more durable or, better still, become fire retardant. (more…)