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"The Great Stain Shoot-Out" by PDB

Date: October 17, 2017 | Category: Product Partnerships

Our preferred oil for our ash and pine is Cutek Extreme. Check out the Professional Deck Builder article below that nicely describes an almost 3 year experiment on several different oils to see why we chose this oil!

Two-dozen finishes were applied to six different types of wood decking—here’s what we learned after more than two years. (more…)

Muzeo signage features Thermory® PaCS cladding

Date: September 28, 2017 | Category: Thermory Inspiration

Earlier this year, the Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim, California became the proud owner of a gorgeous new feature. The artfully designed Muzeo letters not only act as signage for the museum, but have also quickly become a landmark in Orange County. By searching the hashtag, #Muzeo, on social media you’ll find that the project is often photographed and featured – there has even been at least one marriage proposal in front of the feature!

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Why the Emerald Ash Borer is not a threat to Thermory

Date: September 26, 2017 | Category: Lumber Sourcing

There is an invasive pest called the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle (EAB) that is killing ash trees across the country. It is a very serious threat and, over time, could kill most ash trees in North America if a cure/remedy is not discovered.

The EAB has been spotted in 13 states so far and is normally spread by the transport of undried firewood from county to county. There are some natural parasites that attack the EAB larva and are being cultivated in hopes that this can reduce the spread of the EAB, and the USDA is working to develop EAB-resistant strains of ash. It is unknown whether either of these remedies will be developed in time to stem the spread of the EAB.

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