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Let's Talk Trex: Q&A With AM Leech Construction

TrexPro Platinum builders are the leading experts in Trex® products. Because of their ability and expertise to design and build outdoor spaces ranging from simple to complex, they have achieved the highest level of recognition from Trex. There are more than 350 TrexPro Platinum builders across the U.S. and Canada. We check in with them from time to time to find out what's trending in outdoor living in their neck of the woods. Meet Adrian Leech of AM Leech Construction of Oregon and Washington.

How many years have you been in the decking business?

23

Why did you choose a career in deck building?

I enjoy carpentry work and I love the outdoors!

How many years have you been using Trex products?

More than 20 years.

Estimate the number of decks you have built in your lifetime?

200+

What characteristics of Trex decking do your homeowners appreciate most?

Durability, low maintenance and appearance.

How long did this project take to complete?

Three weeks with two carpenters.

Why did you choose Trex for this project?

I use Trex on all of my outdoor projects because I know that they stand behind their products.

What are you most proud of on this project?

How we were able to put so many elements into this small backyard space.

What were the homeowner's goals for this project and how did you help achieve them?

Our clients were new parents and they wanted a safe, splinter-free, dry area to enjoy the outdoors with their new baby. Day or night.

What is your favorite Trex product used on this build?

It's hard to pick from Transcend decking, Signature railing and Trex lighting. They all work together to create this enjoyable space.

How can Trex make your life easier?

They already have. Working with Trex over the years has allowed me to market my business better than I ever could have by myself, and I look forward to many more successful years working with the outstanding Trex team.

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