Bringing the Indoors Out with Southern Cypress

Decks, patios and porches have long been popular for relaxing and entertaining guests, but today’s homeowners are increasingly requesting spaces that are even more functional—outdoor rooms. To meet these needs, design professionals and builders are relying on products, such as cypress, that offer good looks, durable performance, and versatility for indoor and outdoor use.

Azek Building Products’ Three New Deck Colors

The lightweight boards make the product an ideal choice for both commercial and residential roof decks.

Thermally-Modified Barnwood

Drift by Thermory USA provides the popular look and texture of rustic/weathered barnwood right out of the box

PVC Color Treatments

Versatex Building Products is joining forces with Aqua-DIY to offer a line of environmentally-friendly color treatments and woodgrain finishes for cellular PVC.

Traditional Axe with an Upgrade

Hults Bruk has added a new felling axe to its line of Swedish hand-forged axes.

Flameproof Bursts on to Scene in the West

Pacific Flameproof & Wood Specialties Corp. has opened in Lake Oswego, Or., as the exclusive provider of FlameTech interior fire retardant treated wood to the western U.S.

The Ultimate Trimmer

The Bosch Max Palm Edge Router offers the power and cordless freedom to deliver advance routing and trimming results.

D-Blaze Certified for 2-Hour Wall Assembly

Design No. V335, available at UL’s Online Certifications Directory, will allow architects and specifiers to design FRTW walls with brick, stucco, fiber cement, and other approved UL exterior facings.

West Fraser’s moisture resistant MDF EcoPlus MR50

The product is composed of 100% western white softwoods