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Outdoor remodeling projects are booming. Using the right materials will help the space last long past the pandemic.

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Is it worth the time and trouble to hold a pre-construction meeting on small jobs? You bet. Here's why.

Fiberon’s Symmetry Railing has a composite substructure and PVC surface with a matte finish for a natural look. 

Trex’s new OutdoorStorage collection of waterproof deck and patio furniture provides extra room for backyard essentials. 

Feeney is adding new colors to its DesignRail line of aluminum railing.

TimberTech has expanded its Legacy Collection decking, which it introduced in early 2014, with a warm gray color called Ashwood. 

Remodeling Show 2014 Products: NyloPorch System from Nyloboard

A proprietary process creates a natural-looking wood-grain finish

Remodeling Show 2014 Products: AZEK iPad 3D App

Users can select AZEK products for an entire house, with the ability to save their designs, add notes or tags, and share them with friends.

ZomeTek Composite Bamboo Decking

The decking is made by mixing natural bamboo fiber with recycled HDPE plastic and additives for mold and mildew prevention.

AGS Stainless ReadyRail

Two kits are offered to accommodate up to 20 feet or 40 feet of level railing, with either top-mounted or side-mounted posts.

TrapEase 3 Composite Deck Screw

The system allows stick-fit and wobble-free installation to eliminate fastener strip-out.

Ply Gem Fence and Railing

The Performance Vinyl Railing collection now includes the color Black, available in 6-, 8-, and 10-foot lengths.

Simpson Strong-Tie Deck-Drive

Two types of screws are offered—one for wood decking and one for composite decking.

WOLF PVC Decking

The PVC core of the pieces contains no organic fillers, making them virtually impervious to moisture.

Zip-UP UnderDeck

Installation is accomplished easily with the five-component screw-in and zip-in-place system.

Trex Transcend Decking

Available in 12-, 16-, and 20-foot lengths, each grooved board accommodates the Trex Hideaway Hidden Fastening System

Source Outdoor Launches New Railings Department

Source Railings division will work closely with clients on an individual project basis to determine manufacturing and installation timeframes, preferred styles, custom finishes, and optimal materials.

100 Best New Products of 2014: Outdoor Living

The top outdoor living products from the past year based on Professional Remodeler reader feedback.

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