Tagged: wood

Ecolife Wood Stabilizer System 0

Ecolife Wood Stabilizer System

Viance. Ecolife is a nonmetallic preservative plus wood stabilizer system that offers long-term protection against decay and termites and provides weathering protection to reduce cracking, warping, and splitting in above-ground applications. The manufacturer says...

Bark Side Up or Bark Side Down? 0

Bark Side Up or Bark Side Down?

So when you install pressure treated, flat sawn, wood decking, do you face the bark side up (left in photo) or bark side down (right in photo)?  Ask ten people and half will likely...

How to Build a Mudroom Bench 0

How to Build a Mudroom Bench

The second the sun goes away, out comes the umbrellas and the raincoats and the Wellies. And with them a lot of messy wetness that can warp hardwood floors and stain your best rugs....

Treated Wood: Frequently Asked Questions 0

Treated Wood: Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ’s Why does wood need to be protected with preservatives? How long will treated wood last? How much weight does treatment add to the weight of wood? Why is treated wood green? Why...

What is OSB? 0

What is OSB?

­You’ve been hanging around the lumber yards lately because you need wood for one of your do-it-yourself projects. You haven’t settled on one type of wood yet, but in talking to experts and other...