Unsightly Screw Holes? We have Tigerwood Plugs!

So you’re almost completed with your new Tigerwood deck. It’s time to cover those holes left by screws, but you’re trying to figure out how to achieve this and have a seamless deck surface. Not to worry! We have exactly what you need! Tapered Tigerwood plugs give your deck the smooth finish you desire. These…

 

Deck Fastening Methods for Tigerwood Decking

  Using the proper fastening system can literally, make or break your deck. You can own the most gorgeous Tigerwood deck in the world, but if you haven’t used the proper fasteners, you can be standing on a ticking time bomb. Stainless steel fasteners are the industry standard. These fasteners are rated to resist weathering,…

 

What is the Life Expectancy of Tigerwood Decking?

  When you purchase a deck, the last thing you want to think about is maintenance. Soft woods such as pine and cedar can crack and deteriorate. Composite materials warp, peel, crack, and sometimes even melt! So what is an alternative in a market that’s over saturated with these types of decking materials? Tigerwood is the…

 

What Makes Tigerwood a Solid Choice for Any Climate?

  When it comes to purchasing a new deck, you want something that is going to excel in any climate. With so many options out there, how do you know which products really live up to the hype? Composite decking offers superb results, but always falls short of their “no maintenance, long life” promises What…

 

Is Tigerwood A Sustainable Decking Material?

    When it comes to the logging practices of South American hardwoods, there has always been a lot of concern. Most consumers worry that it’s not done legally, sustainably, or without any thoughts about the impact on the environment. Over the years, many organizations claim logging is detrimental to the Rainforest and the species…

 

Designing Structures Overhead

Imagine this: you have just completed a gorgeous deck. You want to host an intimate dinner party, but when you walk outside, you feel as if your newly designed deck is exposed and does not provide the cozy outdoor atmosphere you desired. Don’t fret over this, for there is a solution. An overhead structure such…

 

Creating Privacy

In some cases decks can be exposed to neighbors or people walking down the street. So what can be done to increase privacy without blocking yourself off from the outdoors? Constructing a beautifully designed fence will not only enhance your backyard’s appearance, but can provide a private sanctuary where your conversations and activities are kept…

 

Can You Use Nails When Building a Deck

Building your deck, using nails to attach your decking together, is the most dangerous thing you can do during construction. When you hear about deck collapses, most of the time the collapse is due to the fact that the deck was attached using only nails. You definitely do not want this to happen to you.…

 

How to Draw Plans for Your Deck

Creating a plan for your new deck is a crucial part of the entire deck building process. When you don’t have any plans written down, it’s allowing you to walk into your project blind. This, in return, can cause some unexpected finances to arise, and delay your project deadline.   Items you need for your…

 

Installing a Ledger on Masonry

When installing a ledger on masonry, you may come across an issue. While masonry is a strong material, it alone is not enough to bear the stress a ledger board can apply to it. Don’t worry though! This absolutely does not mean there are no other options. Anchoring the ledger board to the masonry, as…

 
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