ProWood Blog

  • Top 5 Deck Trends for 2017

    Posted 21 March 2017 9:21 AM by Jase Deboer

    If you’re planning to build a deck or add to your existing deck, check out these top five deck trends for 2017. 1. Picture Framing Give your deck a finished look with a picture frame design, which got its name from framing a deck like it’s a piece of art. It can be as simple as adding a single board around the perimeter of the deck. Adding two or three single boards takes it to the next level of sophistication and creates a clean, finished look that beautifully conceals the ends of ...

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  • What is an End Tag?

    Posted 21 February 2017 4:24 PM by Jase DeBoer

    Perhaps you've noticed that little piece of paper on the end of your lumber. Well, that’s an end tag, and it contains a great deal of information about your lumber. If you’ve ever been curious about what information can be found on the end tag… you’re in the right place. An end tag is an indicator (or tag) stapled to the end of a piece of lumber. The purpose of the end tag is to provide information to the customer or building professional regarding various asp...

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  • Never Settle

    Posted 19 January 2017 9:37 AM by Jase DeBoer

    Never Settle. It’s more than our new tagline. It’s the way we do business. It’s our anthem. We continue to be relentless about what we do best: be honest, hardworking and pay attention to the details that set us apart. We never settle, and we don’t expect our customers to. So, what sets ProWood® apart?  Simple.     Industry-leading lifetime limited warranty     Exceptional product performance     Largest selectio...

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  • The Year of the Deck

    Posted 21 December 2016 9:40 AM by Jase DeBoer

    Are you setting New Year goals? Maybe yours are about losing weight, spending more time with the family – or, maybe, they’re about  finally getting to that home improvement project—like adding outdoor living space with a new deck. With the help of ProWood®, this could be the year that resolution becomes a reality.  Kick off the New Year right with the following steps for planning your deck: Make a list of preferences With budget in mind, outline how...

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  • Deck the Halls - and the Deck

    Posted 21 November 2016 1:00 PM by Jase DeBoer

    It’s winter! White snow. Warm fires. Family gatherings. It’s a beautiful time of year, no matter where you live.  Maybe your home gets blanketed with snow, or maybe you hang ornaments on palm trees for the holidays. No matter where you are, we have a few decorating ideas for you. First, make sure your  deck is winterized (check out our previous blog on how to prepare your deck for the winter months). Once that’s done,  it’s time to spruce it up for the ho...

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