Industry News Category

The deck building industry is being introduced to a couple of new products from TimberTech for the 2010 calendar year; the new offerings will be well received.

First is the introduction of the Accent light in Coastal White, which will pair perfectly with the RadianceRail post sleeve of the same color.  This product introduction is very straight-forward.  It needs to be there.  White railing and posts. . .white light...

As a deck builder in the Twin Cities market, it’s no secret that 4 Quarters Design & Build is a big proponent of PVC decking.  With this in mind, I thought I would write a quick note on what’s new in 2011 regarding TimberTech XLM decking.

The first new color release is Harbor Stone.  It’s been on the ground at the distribution level since late November/early December.  It’s base tone is...

We just wrapped up the 2010 Home & Landscape Expo at the Metrodome in Minneapolis this past weekend.  Overall, it was a good show.  I spoke to numerous people, both vendors and attendees, all of whom had positive responses to the show. 

The 4 Quarters Design & Build booth was quite a departue from previous years.  For this years’ trade shows, I wanted to further...

It’s official.  4 Quarters Design & Build will be exhibiting in booth numbers 165 and 166 on the main floor of the 2009 Home and Patio Show being held February 19-22, 2009 at the Rivercentre in St. Paul.  On display will be the finest in decking materials, including products from TimberTech and Railcraft.  Also in our booth will be Ipe and Cedar deck planks, deck lighting, and planter boxes.  If traffic is...

The industry now has samples of the new Desert Bronze XLM plank from TimberTech.  4 Quarters Design & Build is very excited about this.  We’ve already shown this product to three prospective clients, with more to follow today.  We’ve only had our sample for two days and the feedback we are getting is very positive.  I posted about this prior to actually having product in-hand, and I can now say with...

TimberTech’s line of XLM decking is being bolstered by a new color offering for the 2009 deck building season.  We discussed this in an earlier post, and we now have more information.  The 2009 marketing literature from TimberTech displays a new XLM plank in a color they are calling Desert Bronze.  As I mentioned in a previous post, the new plank is a wonderful marriage between the deep, rich beauty of the Earthwoods...

With the Minnesota Vikings making the playoffs, the dates for the 2009 Home and Landscape Expo have changed.  The event, being held at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, has been changed from a two-weekend show to a one-weekend show, as the Vikings have secured homefield advantage in week one of the NFL playoffs due to their clinching the NFC North.  Therefore, no show January 2-4, as the Vikings will be hosting the...

4 Quarters Design & Build will be at the 2009 Home and Garden Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center March 4-8.  4 Quarters will be exhibiting in booth 528, showing both classic and innovative materials currently used in the deck building industry.  The Home and Garden Show is the Twin Cities largest trade show relating to home building and remodeling, and involves many industry...

4 Quarters Design & Build will be an exhibitor at the 2009 Home and Landscape Expo.  The event will be held at the Metrodome in Minneapolis; show dates are January 2-4 and 9-11.  4 Quarters will be in booth numbers 557 and 559, displaying the latest in deck building trends and materials.  Show dates are subject to change based upon the NFL playoff schedule, as the Metrodome is home to the...

Remodeling magazine, a trade publication for (you guessed it) the remodeling industry, just released its 2017 Cost vs. Value issue.  The primary purpose for the annual cost versus value study is to provide consumers and industry professionals with information regarding a range of remodeling and construction projects and their respective costs by national average.

Comparing...