In a recent post on the San Francisco Chronicle online, the freelance writers, brothers Bill and Kevin Burnett, provided a local homeowner with some great tips and information on maintaining a redwood deck. Our readers with subscriptions to the San Francisco Chronicle online may find the original story here, Redwood deck is salvageable with work.
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As the long, dry summer comes to an end and you start to prepare your yard for winter weather, you’ll be glad to know that redwood will look great and last for years with easy maintenance! Because redwood is a naturally strong and durable building material that resists warping, splitting, insects and decay, there is
Dirt, grime, and environmental debris can detract from the beauty of your backyard designs. Like any outdoor structure, a redwood deck, fence or other backyard addition needs some basic cleaning and maintenance to keep it looking its best and to preserve the natural strength and durability of the wood. Simple cleaning is easy and quick!
At Humboldt Redwood, we provide you with high-quality, Forest Stewardship Council certified lumber so that you can build a redwood porch that is durable, low maintenance and eco-friendly. The decision to build a Humboldt Redwood porch is one that offers a lasting sense of style and many options for constructing a unique entryway for your home. After
Choosing redwood for homeowners is one of the best decisions you can make when it comes to home improvement materials. That’s because there are few materials that are as durable, easy to use, and naturally beautiful as redwood. There is no limit to the ways in which homeowners can transform a simple outdoor woodworking project
If you have built or are planning to build a redwood deck, you are well aware of the joy that comes with creating a new and beautiful place for family and friends to gather. Regardless of how elaborate your redwood deck ideas may be, there are some practicalities to maintaining a beautiful redwood deck. Like
With autumn well under way, and Thanksgiving just around the corner, you may think you have to put your redwood deck ideas on hold. But, if the weather is right, your beautiful redwood deck may be the perfect place for an outdoor feast with family and friends. If you don’t have one already, a redwood
Autumn is a time of change. The time of year when daylight wanes, leaves change color and fall to the ground, and rakes are pulled out of sheds all across America. Summertime heat begins to give way to comfortable days and cool nights. The children are back in school, and the excitement for football season
Redwood decks are one of the most rewarding and enjoyable do-it-yourself projects for homeowners. Redwood decks add beauty, warmth, and usefulness to any backyard, making them ideal for social gatherings or outdoor relaxation. Humboldt Redwood is an excellent deck building material because it is so durable, easy to work with, and attractive. However, over the
For many do-it-yourselfers, redwood is a widely coveted construction material for home improvement projects. Redwood complements home exteriors and interiors because of its innate beauty, with an assortment of warm colors and tones, from light red to a deeper reddish-brown. This attractiveness helps make projects such as redwood decks, fences, garden structures, interiors and more
When most people think of home improvement projects built with redwood lumber, it is redwood decks, fences and outdoor planters that usually come to mind. Certainly, the characteristics of redwood can transform an ordinary backyard into something wonderful. However, while perhaps not a do-it-yourself project for everyone, redwood can also add an elegant look and
With temperatures on the rise and summertime just around the corner, many homeowners start to inquire about best practices to maintain a redwood deck and retain the natural color of fences and other structures built with redwood lumber. In some cases, whether you keep your redwood unfinished ultimately comes down to personal preference. However, the