Metro Building Products Blog

3 Benefits of Cedar Shakes and Shingles for Roofing

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. (more…)

4 Biggest Benefits of Trex Transcend Deck Railing

Trex Transcend Deck Railing Benefits

Trex Transcend Deck Railing is nothing short of a total revolution when it comes to comprehensive decking solutions. Crafted with modern technology, innovative design, and a long-lasting, durable construction in mind, Trex Transcend Deck Railings allow you to create a truly extraordinary deck. (more…)

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. (more…)

4 Ideas For How to Use Cedar In 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 can withstand almost any pests and weather conditions and, compared to many other types of materials, is far more likely to retain its original appearance and vibrant colors.

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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 four. Real cedar is highly revered and durable material that is also resistant to those Georgia pest and insects, as well as decay and rot, which makes it the ultimate choice when it comes to building long-lasting items that require little maintenance. (more…)

4 Reasons to Use Cedar Lumber For Your Deck

Cedar Decking and Posts

When it comes to any outdoor building project, cedar wood is an outstanding option to use according to most experts. Cedar lumber and timber is highly valued as a building material for many different reasons including the fact that it’s extremely insect resistant. (more…)

5 Reasons to Build with KDAT Wood

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 water damage, fungal rot, insect damage, and other issues. Being a natural, degradable, renewable resource comes at a cost. (more…)

Better Products For Better Cable Railings

Better Products For Better Cable Railings
Why You Should Choose RailEasy Cable?

Whether you’re a DIY homeowner looking to create a cable railing for your porch or deck, or you’re a homebuilder or contractor interested in a new supplier for cable railings, the RailEasy Cable System is right for you. (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…)