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  1. Bulkhead vs Seawall: What’s the Difference?

    The term "seawall" is commonly used interchangeably with "bulkhead." While both seawalls and bulkheads have similarities, they're actually two different stabilization structures. If you have a waterfront property, you'll want…
  2. structural composite lumber

    What is Structural Composite Lumber?

    Engineered wood products are transforming conventional construction. Today, building structures demand more than what wooden decks and structures provide, requiring greater resilience against wear and tear, high load-bearing capacity, and…
  3. construction in the carribean

    Construction in the Caribbean: A Guide to Sourcing Supplies

    The latest news shows that the Caribbean islands are some of the most vulnerable nations in the world regarding climate-related events. These disasters amount to high human losses, and the…
  4. view of a dock on the ocean

    8 Essential Construction Project Management Tips

    Although the construction industry saw a 7% gain in nominal value added in 2023, unfortunately, experts say the increase was likely due to price inflation, not volume. However, 2024 forecasting…
  5. outdoor furniture

    Best Wood for Outdoor Furniture: 7 Types & How To Choose One

    Wooden outdoor furniture can go a long way in accentuating your patio or deck space. From having a spacious sectional to enjoy a bonfire on to Adirondack chairs to sit…
  6. tropical hardwood deck

    5 Beautiful Tropical Hardwoods for Your Next Project

    Do you have a woodworking project in mind for your home but are unsure where to start? One of the first steps in any project is choosing which type of…
  7. pergola wood

    What’s the Best Type of Wood for a Pergola?

    If the idea of incorporating a pergola into your outdoor area has crossed your mind, you're certainly on the right track toward enhancing both the beauty and functionality of your…
  8. gray pelican on piling

    How to Stop Soil Erosion Behind Your Seawall

    Soil erosion behind deteriorating seawalls is a serious issue that often goes unnoticed, leading to significant damage and costly repairs. Your first line of defense in stopping soil erosion is…
  9. can you paint engineered wood

    Can You Paint Engineered Wood?

    You may often encounter situations where you need to update or transform engineered wood surfaces. But can you paint engineered wood products (EWP)? Absolutely! A new coat of paint is…
  10. view of a dock on the ocean

    Types of Railing Deck Design Ideas

    In this article, we will explore a diverse range of deck railing styles that are sure to captivate your imagination and elevate the overall ambiance of your deck.