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Redwood vs. Plastic Composite Lumber

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As a consumer you have several choices of building materials for your outdoor living projects, including plastic composite lumber. Whether you are looking for strength, durability and longevity, whether you want the most beautiful and environmentally friendly product, or if low maintenance and comfort are key, only redwood offers all of the above. It’s perfection

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Humboldt Redwood Video Series

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Over the next few weeks Humboldt Redwood will be releasing a series of short video clips to help you better understand who we are and what we do as a company. From our forestlands to our mill to our sustainable practices and more, get up close and personal with Humboldt Redwood. We hope you enjoy

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Humboldt Redwood Featured in Recent Yardcore Episodes

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Humboldt Redwood has been featured in a few, recent episodes of Yardcore, the popular TV show on the DIY Network. Yardcore features landscape professionals Jake and Joel Moss. The duo are given a quick tour of the yard and a five-minute tour of the home’s interior to get clues, and then make it all happen

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New Real.Strong.Redwood TV Spots Go Live!

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New Real.Strong.Redwood TV spots, Dioxide and Plants, build on messaging established in 2013 to inform homeowners, contractors, and other building professionals of the striking differences between real Redwood and manufactured plastic composite decking products. Produced by San Francisco-based advertising agency barrettSF, these TV spots join Structure and Colors in a four TV spot campaign that

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Outstanding Outdoor Spaces

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The April 2014 edition of Professional Builder  magazine features a very good article about how homeowners can expand their home’s livable space with well-designed outdoor elements. Professional builders from across the country weighed in regarding budgets, design options, and improving existing landscapes. Claudia Schmutzler of Windsor Gardens & Decks recommends that her clients, “Create something

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Redwood Deck Maintenance for the Winter Months

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Winter is upon us, and even though you may not use  your redwood deck as often, it still needs a little TLC and attention during colder months. Fortunately, Humboldt Redwood decking is easier to winterize and maintain than many other materials. Take a few simple steps to get your deck prepped for the winter and

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Holiday Deck Projects and Ideas

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We’ve helped homeowners with everyday Humboldt Redwood deck designs, and now we’re turning our attention to holiday decorations. There’s no better way to get into the spirit than by dressing up your deck to reflect the season. Here are a few deck projects worth trying out during the holidays. Deck Design with Foliage There are

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Choosing the Best Wood for Decks

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Any contractor or builder will tell you the most important decision you have to make when constructing a new deck is which wood you’ll use. From the structural integrity to the visual appeal the deck wood affects it all. This guide was created to outline the points that should be used to compare the best

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Preparing Your Deck for Winter

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As fall has begun, thoughts turn to seasonal tasks that every homeowner should take on before the weather turns colder and/or snowy. Now is the perfect time to think about deck maintenance and how to prepare your decking material for the change in seasons. A well maintained deck adds great value to your home and

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Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Announced for Redwood Decking

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WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) and California Redwood Association have announced the release of an environmental product declaration (EPD) for redwood decking. This brings the available AWC EPDs for North American wood products to seven. All of these EPDs and the accompanying transparency briefs are available free on the AWC website. EPDs are

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Martinez, CA Homeowners Make the Natural Choice…a Beautiful Humboldt Redwood Deck

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Homeowners Donna Allen and Ken Dothée are as passionate about backyard entertaining as they are about their beloved St. Mary’s Gaels college basketball team and the sport of Bocce. Martinez happens to be home of the largest Bocce tournament in North America, and Ken is a founder of the Martinez Bocce Federation (MBF) and one

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2012 Sunset Breezehouse Features Humboldt Redwood Decking

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The 2012 Sunset Idea House in Healdsburg, California is, as its name implies, full of new ideas about contemporary wine country living. Sunset partnered with Blu Homes and Healdsburg developers Rosemary and Ross Wardell to create a showcase Breezehouse®. The 5-bedroom, 5-bath Idea House, which opened to the public in August, is situated on a

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