Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair May 17

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Register Free Today May 17 | Oakland, CA | Marriott Oakland City Center – Oakland Convention Center With a full day of seminars and a trade exposition, the 2016 Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair will pack an informational punch for architects, engineers, developers, code officials and anyone else interested in wood’s exciting design possibilities. Register

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In Depth Decks

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This article originally appeared in the LBM Journal, April 2016

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Federal Purchasers Looking for FSC Lumberyards

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Following the September 2015 announcement that FSC is now the only EPA recommended standard for lumber and wood in federal purchasing, the Forest Stewardship Council has been contacted by the US Department of Energy, asking for a list of lumberyards and building supply stores that can sell FSC-certified wood and lumber into federal construction projects.

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Humboldt Redwood and Allweather Wood at the Colorado Home & Garden Show

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Last month Humboldt Redwood and Allweather Wood attended the Colorado Garden & Home Show in Denver. The show, which was hosted from February 13-21, 2016 covered 40,000 sq/ft, and had an attendance of 50,000+ visitors! Together we teamed up with local contractors to host the booth, and to speak to attendees about the benefits, uses,

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Heroes of Marin 2016: Environmental Stewardship: Deanne Clough

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Heroes of Marin 2016 Environmental Stewardship: Deanne Clough By Nikki Silverstein Deanne Clough built a name for herself in the construction industry in Marin—not a small accomplishment in a field where men comprise 90 percent of the labor force. For 23 years, she worked as a building contractor and partner in Clough Construction, a deck

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Redwood Mulch Use

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Professional landscapers and homeowners both appreciate redwood mulch — abundant throughout the Pacific Northwest — as a natural, durable material for creating appealing flower beds and garden areas.The mulch’s natural appearance and pleasant odor make it a good choice for most gardening situations. Benefits Redwood mulch keeps soil covered, replicating the natural mulching and decomposition

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HoHo building to be world’s highest wood high-rise

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24-storey wood construction landmark to be built in Vienna Construction of the world’s tallest wood high-rise, designed by RLP Architects (Rüdiger Lainer+Partner), will begin this spring in Vienna, Austria. When completed in 2017, the HoHo building will have 24 storeys. Today, the tallest wood high-rise is a 14-storey residential building under construction in Bergen, Norway.

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Old Growth Redwood Hikes in Jedediah Smith Redwood State Park

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Bright, open, and lush, Jed Smith’s redwood groves are the most scenic in existence. There’s an unusual amount of variety in the color and texture of the trees, in the size of the trees, and even in the understory vegetation, making the woods an interesting place to hike. The park also has some trees of

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Planning a budget for your redwood deck

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When seeking to add a deck to your home there are several things to consider, such as size, budget, materials, and return on investment. A redwood deck addition will add significant value to your home; therefore it is important to consider the cost of the installation while comparing the value it will add to the

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Outdoor Living: The Sky’s the Limit

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2016 is poised for huge growth in the construction industry, and investment in outdoor living areas is growing along with it. While outdoor kitchens and dining areas have been growing in popularity for several years, newer trends are emerging. Pergolas and pavilions are increasingly popular additions to make outdoor living spaces more stylish, attractive, useful,

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