FiberPro Spotlight: Lenzi Construction & Remodeling

August 27th, 2014
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It’s difficult to pinpoint just one thing to love about outdoor living spaces.

When it comes to having “a place all your own” at your home, what matters most is that your deck fits your specifications.

That’s why Fiberon uses a design your dream deck tool that allows you to bring the vision you have to life. Innovative, creative, and wholly yours—that’s exactly what the professional builders do at Lenzi Construction & Remodeling.

We’re shining the FiberPRO Spotlight on the amazing Lenzi Construction & Remodeling, because the company embodies the idea of custom decking.

What does custom decking mean exactly? If you take a look at the work done by this FiberPRO, you’ll see that the decks they build come from the homeowner’s vision.

Blog 25But that’s not the only reason that we love what Lenzi Construction & Remodeling has to offer. The FiberPRO also believes in the lasting benefits of composite decking.

We couldn’t agree more with this statement on their website: We’re a proud Fiberon deck builder, installer, and deck designer. We’ve found Fiberon decks stand up to the harsh weather extremes we experience in New Hampshire and throughout New England.

 

We love the fact that one of our favorite FiberPROs believes that an outdoor living space should not only be unique and beautiful, but also sustainable as the years pass by.

How much would you enjoy something if you knew that in a couple of years, you’d have to make an expensive upgrade?

When you mix our composite decking products with the level of craftsmanship Lenzi Construction offers, you’ll never have to worry about replacement or laborious painting or staining every year or two.

If you’re in the New Hampshire area, and you’re looking for the ultimate home improvement experience…

Check Out Lenzi Construction & Remodeling!

 

How safe is a wood deck versus a composite deck?

August 25th, 2014
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safety

There are so many things to consider when building a deck, and the safety of your family is a major factor.

We, at Fiberon, conduct surveys of our deck owners, and when asked why they choose a composite deck, many have said “because it is splinter-free.”

If you have pets or children, splinters are an issue. Wood deck owners often cite that splinters, rotting, warping, or cracking as key reasons for concern.

When you make an investment in a deck, you are going to use it as an extension of your home. The last thing you should be thinking about is safety issues.

Not only is our composite decking and railing toxin-free, it is splinter-free and rot-resistant.

View some of our beautiful, composite decks and railing and design your own perfect deck to meet the needs of your family.

 

Fiberon Dealer Spotlight: Rocky Mountain Forest Products

August 21st, 2014
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Blog 26We love to take notice of how our Fiberon dealers help their clients. In the case of Rocky Mountain Forest Products, the company has served over One Million customers in the last 40 years!

It’s clear that they believe what Fiberon believes: your outdoor living space is a zero-work zone.

This is one of the many reasons we’re showcasing Rocky Mountain Forest Products in this edition of the Fiberon Dealer Spotlight.

When you spend all your time with upkeep on your wood deck, your outdoor living space becomes a source of frustration, not a place to hang out with people you care about. Read the rest of this entry »

How durable is wood decking versus composite decking?

August 17th, 2014
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DurabilityWhen you are in the market for a new deck, you may be wondering about the durability of wood decking versus composite decking.

If you have owned a wood deck, then you are no stranger to the amount of work required to keep it weather and insect resistant.

Wood decks are prone to damage from rot, weather, insect infestations, and regular use.

Wood deck owners spend hours maintaining their deck, not to mention the money needed for this upkeep. Read the rest of this entry »

How do you maintain a wood deck vs. composite deck?

August 10th, 2014
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MaintenanceSo, you are thinking about adding a beautiful, new deck to your home.  Or maybe you are replacing an old, wood deck.  You may be considering wood or composite deck building materials. As you begin your research process, you will discover that the maintenance requirements of these products vary drastically.

Many new homeowners are unaware of the laborious hours involved in maintaining wood decks, and find out after a few years as a homeowner.

In the decking industry, one of the most common questions that homeowners ask about decking materials is: How do I take care of it? Read the rest of this entry »

Composite Decking: Does It Really Stack Up?

August 10th, 2014
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Grilling season is here. Everyone is flocking outdoors! You step out onto your deck, and notice the cracking, splintering, and warping. You think to yourself, “I need a new deck!” But what kind of deck building materials are you going to use for your new outdoor oasis? Is there an alternative building material that will hold up and look new longer than your current deck has?

Composite Decking - Does It Really Stack Up?Decks have become an extension of the home as an outdoor playroom, kitchen, sanctuary, and entertainment hub. Decks enhance the integrity of a home and offer a place for families and friends to gather. So, whether you are building a deck for the first time or replacing the one you have, it is important to know your options.

In the past, homeowners had very few choices in material when building a deck. Now, with an array of choices, more homeowners and builders are trending toward alternative decking materials.

In a May 2014 survey, 57% of deck builders said they used alternative composite decking materials (composites, PVC, and capped composite) over traditional wood. Read the rest of this entry »

Big Announcement: Time to Share Your #PetsOnDeck

August 8th, 2014
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Puck the Borzoi

Fiberon decks are intended for anyone who likes to have a little fun in life.

 

And there’s no one that enjoys a good time like your four-legged companion.

 

When it comes to the good life, it’s all about family and friends, and our pets fit both of those descriptions. Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrate Back to School on Your Outdoor Living Space

August 7th, 2014
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Sharpen the pencils and pack the lunches, because kids are headed back to school this month. For several students, school days may have already begun.

Summer gives you more-than-enough reasons to spend time on your outdoor living space, and “back to school” season is yet another one.

Even though your kiddos may sigh that their vacation is coming to a close, there’s still room for celebration on your Fiberon deck. Whether you celebrate all the fun you’ve already had, or you’re giving your kid one last hurrah, your composite decking oasis is the place to party. Read the rest of this entry »

Wood vs. Composites Blog Series

August 4th, 2014
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Summer is in full swing, and it is likely that you’ve been to a few outdoor parties or hosted a few get-togethers on your deck. Grilling out, entertaining, swimming in the pool…ahhhh, summertime fun.

Wood vs CompositesBut wait! Have you noticed nail pops and splinters on your deck? Did you spot some rotting and warping? Is it time for a new deck?

When thinking about building or replacing a deck, many people begin by doing some research on decking materials. Should you choose wood, composite, PVC?

Over the next few weeks, we at Fiberon HQ are kicking off a Wood vs. Composite blog series to provide you with the most up-to-date research, myth busting facts, and an overview of deck material options.

At Fiberon, we want to give you with the information you need to make the right decision for your family’s decking needs.

For the next six weeks, we will explore the differences between wood and composite decking materials. So check back for the latest postings.

On the right side of our blog homepage, you can simply subscribe if you’d like to receive the latest in the series via email.

As the series rolls out, check out our inspiration design tool and explore some deck design ideas. Or better yet, design your own deck here.

 

Photo credit: RL Rogers Construction: http://www.rlrogersconstruction.com/

Fiberon Joins NGHTV & Host Ty Pennington for Composite Dock-Building Fun

July 29th, 2014
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Fiberon DockThis summer, Fiberon composite decking is moving from the backyard to the seashore.

At Fiberon HQ, we like to think that your outdoor living space is about an opportunity for fun and relaxation. When it comes to celebrating the good life, why stop in your backyard?

That’s why we’re headed to the high seas for some serious dock-building fun with Ty Pennington.

If you’re a home improvement junky, you know Ty Pennington’s work. He’s the spiky-haired character from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Trading Spaces.

Fiberon is providing the material to build the dock in an episode hosted by Ty Pennington. If you’ve got a boat, or you’re up for some marina-time fun, you’re in luck. First thing’s first: what’s the difference between decking and docking? Read the rest of this entry »