Local CBS affiliate KMAX in Sacramento featured an entertaining redwood deck makeover during the Good Day Sacramento morning segment on October 11, 2013. Licensed California contractor and redwood building expert, Gary Mierzwak, walked morning viewers through the process of identifying a worn out backyard deck and the steps required to replace that deck with a
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For many homeowners, the deck is a promise of quality time spent enjoying the home and garden that represents their dreams. A recent survey commissioned by the California Redwood Association showed that decks can also help homeowners express their environmental values. While people love decks for both enjoying their outdoor space and boosting their home’s
A recent online article for the Tri-County Times Newspaper serving Fenton, Linden, and Holly, Michigan points to how Californians are leading the trend toward “greener” backyards. The article points out that California homeowners are turning to eco-friendly materials, building practices, and landscaping to create “greener” outdoor living spaces. One of the important features of these
Finding eco-friendly building materials is an understandable concern for many of today’s homeowners. A recent survey by the California Redwood Association (CRA) found that 75% of California homeowners thought it was important that decks be eco-friendly. A full 90% thought a deck should be recycled after its lifespan rather than end up in a landfill.
An attractive fence can frame your yard and give your home character as well as serve important functions like protecting your property and enclosing a pool, play or pet area. Once you have decided to add a fence to your outdoor living experience, you may decide to take on the challenge of building it yourself,
The California Redwood Association (CRA) recently enlisted help from the independent Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM) to conduct a life cycle assessment (LCA) to better understand and compare redwood decking to plastic composite decking. CORRIM is a non-profit research consortium with members from 16 universities and research institutions such as the USDA
We feel that California redwood lumber is one of the state’s most iconic building materials. Homeowners, contractors and architects value this durable wood for use in all sorts of home improvement projects, both indoors and out. It’s widely available throughout the state, and Humboldt Redwood Company is proud to be a leading provider. Our high-quality