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...

When TimberTech introduced the XLM plank, and we began learning about its attributes, I quickly became a much more excited deck buider.  Finally, we had a product that catapulted the low-mainenance market segment forward.  Finally, we had a product that was technically far superior to any previous offering from any manufacturer.  The industry began cl0sing in on the holy grail of decking, the deck plank trifecta:  scratch...

I wanted to publish a quick note on the TimberTech ReliaBoard.  I wrote about this product a couple of weeks ago and made mention about the product dimensions, specifically the width of the board.

The 2010 TimberTech brochure lists the plank width as 5-3/16″, which I compared to their other products with a plank width of 5-7/16″.  I noted the ReliaBoard was 1/4″...

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...

With 2009 coming to a close, we’ve got another very good deck building year in the books.  The challenge now is preparing, in short order, for 2010, which is a tall order due to business currently in the schedule.  No complaints.  2009 was supposed to be dreadful and turned out to be great; we are thankful for all of the great clients we’ve served over the past year. . .

One exciting...