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July 2014

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WOOD OF THE MONTH

CUMARU (BRAZILIAN TEAK)

Cumaru, also known as Brazilian Teak, is a wood that's stronger than Burmese Teak and available at a lower cost than Ipe. Its colors, grain, and strength have made it an ideal species for building decks, docks, and other outdoor projects.

Find out more about Cumaru »

Straight Line Ripper

NEW MACHINERY

STRAIGHT LINE RIPPER

We’re adding new machinery to our factories as we continue to expand. Recently, our California and Florida factories have received laser guided straight line rippers to create custom orders.

Find out why this speeds up production »

Can Composites Be Recycled?

CAN COMPOSITES BE RECYCLED?

WE DISCOVER HOW "GREEN" COMPOSITES ARE

Composites tout being the greener option when compared to wood materials. However, most composites are a fusion of wood and plastic shavings. Although some companies recycle plastic, what happens when these boards need replacement? Can composite decking be recycled?

Find out what we discovered about composites »

We have partnered with the National Forest Foundation to plant a tree for every deck purchase.

Since 1992 AdvantageLumber.com has been committed to sustainable forestry. We have always held the belief that forests should be valued, not destroyed. This year we're giving back to our local forests and partnering with the National Forest Foundation to plant a tree for every deck purchase.

Click here to find out more about our innitiative »


Advantage Deck Tiles® are a great product to bring a modern all natural look to balconies.
Remodeling concrete areas just got easy!

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Cumaru Decking Brings Warmth to One Atlanta Home »

NEWS

ECO-CORNER
Cutting Down on Cutting Down: How Brazil Became the World Leader in Reducing Environmental Degradation »

INDUSTRY NEWS
California Redwood Company to leave redwood lumber business »
OSHA proposes $145,000 fine against Washburn Co. lumber company »
Fulton Lumber has staying power after 106 years »
Sierra Pacific Industries May Add Another Sawmill »

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