Deck building durability tips / Guides

Cedar deck and stairs under construction cedar naturally the most durable wood
Decks, porches and gazebos

Tips for building a deck - 10 Tips to make your deck last longer

...decking Durability strategies for a longer lifespan Deck Permits and setbacks: The first step of building a deck in Canada or North America should be st...

Patio stones with very low greenhouse gas emissions
Concrete and masonry

Reducing emissions with CO² cured-concrete

...deck, check out our 10 Tips for Building a Green Wooden Deck here Other advantages: Reduced efflorescence as it is less porous, and absorbs less water tha...

Non-toxic food safe wood finishing oil for counters, floors, decks and toys
Healthy indoor air quality

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...deck finishing oil © Livos Read more about our top ten tips for a longer lasting deck here , or read all about how to choose non-toxic zero VOC paints , or ...

Skylights can be problematic in a high performance home
Windows and doors

Are skylights an asset or a liability?

...building envelope, so great care should be taken for long term durability and performance. Below are some valuable tips for window installation. Also, See her...