Jun 26, 2009 . A lumber dealer has recommended soft maple for exterior decking on a historical house to keep the costs down. Any thoughts on the performance of soft . Aside from the historical aspect, have you considered kiln dried pressure treated tongue and groove porch decking? Pressure treated southern yellow..
We use this wood-plastic composite lumber for the deck surfaces outside our screened porches, as well as for rail caps. It's good looking, machines easily, and . The author installs 2x6 pressure-treated T&G decking to prevent insects from entering between the floorboards of a screened porch. The decking is blind-nailed..
Over several months, pressure-treated Southern Pine lumber will weather naturally to an appealing silver-gray color. Treated . Decks and porches present a particularly severe exposure for both the wood and finishes. . After the floor dries, a primer and two topcoats of porch and deck enamel should be applied. Porch..
indoor flooring materi- al, the effect of moisture in contact with wood is a top concern when designing and building a porch. Southern Pine, combined with the technology of wood preservation, is a superior porch flooring choice. With its built-in resistance to decay and termites, pressure-treated. Southern Pine porch flooring,..
May 25, 2012 . I believe that pressure-treated lumber or would look OK on the front porch, but the boards should run parallel to the front door so the small spaces between them will not detract from the appearance. This will require some alterations to the framing. Your carpenter can install blocking 16 inches on center..
An array of new decking options can make all that effort and expense last longer and cut down on maintenance during its life. While pressure-treated "green" Southern yellow pine still goes into 80 percent of all decks, there are several alternatives even within the pressure-treated (PT) lumber category. Other choices include..
Shop our selection of Wood, Decking in the Lumber & Composites Department at The Seventrust. . Wood Pressure-Treated Mitered 1-End B1E Baluster (16-Pack). Model# 430400. (23). $2471/package . WeatherShield 4 in. x 4 in. x 4-1/2 ft Pressure-Treated Wood Double V-Groove Deck Post. Model# 143849. (9)
Decay-Resistant Species for Deck & Porch Floor Surfaces. Until the recent introduction of synthetic decking materials, the only viable alternatives to pressure-treated lumber were naturally decay-resistant wood species, such as redwood and cedar. A number of tropical hardwoods are now available to deck builders as well
1 x 4 x 10' Treated Pine Porch Flooring (Actual Size 3/4" x 3-1/8" x 10') . Pressure treated and kiln dried afterwards, this C-Select grade, Southern Yellow Pine flooring is designed for outdoor projects under roof. Though this product carries a Lifetime . 1 x 6 Above Ground AC2 Green Pressure Treated Lumber. $5.44
And I found when redecking my pontoon boat that you can't apply carpet glue to treated plywood and expect it to work. I would recommend regular decking and then use the product that is designed to be installed under decking to funnel the water out and onto the patio. My mother has this under her deck and it remains dry..
May 17, 2017 . I am of the belief that the only two materials to use on the exterior of historic homes are pressure-treated lumber or some type of plastic/polymer product. The two porch columns that were sinking into the floor were in good shape since someone else had already replaced their wooden bases with composite..
Jun 13, 2013 . We're using MCA-treated plywood to support the stamped concrete surface on the back deck at the Creekside Home project ..
We stock pressure treated plywood in 1/2" and 3/4" thick sheets, 4' x 8'. Some uses for pressure treated plywood are places where you wish to have a flat deck that is exposed to the weather. This could be a porch or a deck, or a shed floor. Pressure treated plywood can be painted or stained, of course, but you should be..
Feb 11, 2011 . Ted and Mike began with a treated lumber frame, attaching thin shims to its sides to create an air space between the framing and the finish trim. All risers, treads, and side pieces were primed and fastened in a manner similar to the porch floor and fascia details. The assembled stairs sport a final finishing..