Libby Smoot, May 06, 2014

When Engineering Meets Artistry

Warmer weather has finally arrived, and the backyard is open for business! Whether it’s a beautiful outdoor living space or delicious culinary creation, Chef Tyler Florence and landscape architect Lisa Switkin know a thing or two about transforming simple materials into masterpieces. To celebrate and kick off outdoor living season, [...]

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For more than 25 years, I’ve been working with my team at Sun Coast Decks of Redondo Beach, Calif., to create award-winning decks. My biggest takeaway from all those jobs is this - the details make the difference in a deck project.We often see expensive decks done beautifully, but with small finishing touches done incorrectly. That [...]

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Libby Smoot, April 25, 2014

Homeowner Highlight: Weekend Warriors

At 73 and 65 years old, respectively, Bill and Donna Bailey may not seem like your typical home improvement weekend warriors – especially when the project on hand is building a new outdoor deck! But armed with Trex’s installation guides (and a good set of tools), the Baileys were more than up to the task for a DIY deck.The Bailey's [...]

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Libby Smoot, April 23, 2014

Your Favorite Pin ... Revealed!

The Trex Inspired Deck Pinterest sweepstakes concluded last week - and we like what we saw! One of our favorite pins (and yours!) is this Trex image that captured a delightfully unique seating area made with Trex Transcend Tropical decking in Spiced Rum. This picture, found in our Southwest online gallery, was the most popular imag [...]

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Libby Smoot, April 21, 2014

Earth Day, Every Day

In 1992, long before the term “green” was even on the scene, Trex began reclaiming and reusing plastic bags and wood scraps to make a new and innovative decking material. Now, after 20 years in business and literally billions of pounds of recycled material later, we’re encouraging Americans to think about Earth Day every day – and [...]

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