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What You Need to Know About Simpson Strong-Tie 6×6 Post Base

A Detailed Guide to Simpson Strong-Tie Base and Simpson Strong-Tie Post Base 6x6 Simpson Strong-Tie Post bases are devices used to establish a connection between a concrete foundation and a wood post. They are commonly used to hold posts in buildings like pole barns and supporting structures like decks and patio covers. The posts [...]

By |2022-04-18T23:43:49+00:00April 18th, 2022|Siding, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Long Does Wood Siding Last?

How Long Does Wood Siding Last? Learn About the Different Types of Siding When you think about how to protect your house from external factors such as water, snow, or wind, siding is the best choice. Not only that, but it also plays an important role in the aesthetics of your home, giving it [...]

By |2022-03-19T10:17:17+00:00March 19th, 2022|Siding, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Outdoor Wood Projects

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, [...]

By |2022-04-04T09:03:54+00:00February 18th, 2022|Decking, Outdoor Living, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can You Stain Pressure Treated Wood?

Find Out If and How You Can Stain Pressure Treated Wood Can You 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 [...]

By |2022-04-04T09:05:23+00:00January 21st, 2022|Pressure Treated Wood, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2022-04-04T09:08:43+00:00December 16th, 2021|Lumber, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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. Pressure treatment involves the use of high pressure to add a chemical [...]

By |2022-04-04T09:12:58+00:00November 19th, 2021|Lumber, Pressure Treated Wood, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Lumber Yard?

Understanding How a Lumber Yard Works A lumber yard is a commercial establishment that processes, stores, and sells wood-related products used for construction. The term lumber yard is sometimes used interchangeably with timber yard. Most lumberyards sell products and materials produced at lumber mills, where clients pick up supplies at the yard themselves or [...]

By |2022-02-24T09:39:01+00:00October 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is A Baluster?

Understanding the Basics of Balusters The staircase is probably the first thing your visitors see when they enter your house. It helps to define the structure and design of your interior. The most common components used to display your staircases are balusters. These popular features also come in handy when building a railing system [...]

By |2022-04-04T09:02:20+00:00September 24th, 2021|Balusters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Protect Cedar Wood For Outdoor Projects

Use These Treatments to Make the Most Out of Your Lumber Cedar is one of the most popular types of wood for outdoor projects. It’s used for everything from decking to gates, shingles, and even decorative pieces to make your backyard pop more. Its unique red color makes it highly stylish as well, and [...]

By |2022-02-24T09:40:03+00:00August 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Strong-Drive SDS Structural Wood Screws

Shop High-Quality Outdoor Fasteners At Metro Building Products, Inc., we stock a wide variety of high-quality fasteners for both indoor and outdoor applications.  Strong-Drive SDS Structural Wood Screws are one of our best-selling products, so let’s take a deeper look at these fasteners now. The Basics Of Strong-Drive SDS Structural Wood Screws These wood [...]

By |2022-02-24T09:40:10+00:00May 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments