On this episode of DeckBusters™, Mike and Emily test Advantage Ipe™ against today’s modern decking options (capstock composite and PVC). You might be surprised to see the results. Then again, if you know anything about the rugged, natural durability of exotic hardwoods, you probably won’t be too shocked. But, how [...]
Framing a deck around a tree is a simple idea that can add a little extra character to your outdoor space. Building a bench around the tree is an excellent way to achieve this, plus, it give you extra seating outside for when you entertain your guest on those blissful [...]
DeckBusters™ is finally here! Click to watch various decking materials get put to extremely high impact testing. We’ve said that Advantage Ipe™ is tough…but how tough? Click below to watch the surprising results! (Every board we tested was one-inch thick (5/4×6).
The Isrotel Beresheet is a luxurious hotel located in Israel’s Negev Desert. This resort, whose name means “genesis” in Hebrew, has over 40 buildings and 111 rooms, making it one of the most lavish and prime tourist destinations in all of Israel. What’s unique about this resort is the fact [...]
If the streets of Las Vegas could talk, what do you think their stories would be? Bars, casinos, and clubs line Las Vegas Boulevard, and attract the widest (and wildest) array of people any metropolitan city has ever seen. The Treasure Island Resort is one of Vegas’ most popular destinations. [...]
As a homeowner, you face a lot of concerns with the upkeep of your property. Ensuring your deck is safe, reliable, and long-lasting should not be one of those concerns. Deck collapses have increased over the years, due to the fact decks are getting older, built with inadequate fasteners, or [...]
Green Bay, Wisconsin is world famous for the Green Bay Packers. However, this football team is not the only thing this city has. It’s a thriving industrial metropolis that sits on the mouth of the Fox River, and the Bay of Green Bay, which opens up to Lake Michigan. Back [...]