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How To Apply Penofin Stain

Front Range Lumber is one of the largest Penofin stain dealers in the Denver metro area. Penofin exterior wood finishes, wood stains, and wood care products set the bar for quality, durability, and ease of maintenance among discerning consumers, craftsmen and professionals. We stock both the blue and red series of Penofin. The red label series continues to gain in popularity with its single coat application! We also stock a selection of the Verde series, a water-based stain for all the same applications as the original Penofin. If you haven’t done it yet, re-stain/seal your deck from the elements now. Let’s [...]

2018-08-24T15:57:49+00:00Decking, Decks, DIY|

Your Guide To Pressure Treated Lumber

What is pressure treated lumber? Pressure treated (PT) lumber is wood that has been infused with chemical preservatives to protect the wood from rot and insects. The wood is placed in a depressurized holding tank that removes the air and replaces it with a preservative. This process is the best way to avoid harmful rot and insects but does not prevent weathering and corrosion. When working with treated lumber, we suggest you wear gloves, eye protection and a dust mask (NIOSH N95) when handling wood. Due to preservatives in pressure treated wood, it should never be burned. Sawdust and scraps [...]

The Advantages of Using Cedar Wood

Aromatic & beautiful with a natural insect repellent, Western red cedar is pitch and resin-free. Which means it’s ideal for accepting and holding a wide range of beautiful finishes. Cedar also comes in a wide range of lumber dimensions, surface textures and grades. So no matter what your desired effect is, Western Red Cedar is the go-to choice. There are many benefits to Western Red Cedar Cedar is durable and strong– Western Red Cedar is lightweight but stable and is less likely to crack and warp than even treated lumber. Western Red Cedar contains oils that act as preservatives to [...]

Deck Planning for Your New Hot Tub

Thinking of a Hot Tub? Plan ahead. From the Real Cedar Blog The addition of a hot tub to any home is an exciting event. Hot tubs frequently become home-life hubs for many families. A place to relax and reconnect with friends and loved ones. Sometimes a place to recover from physical activity or even injury. Often a retreat forms hectic schedules and busy lives. Deciding to add a hot tub to your home is the first of several steps a new owner must take. There are quite a few jobs to done in order to prepare for its arrival. [...]

FREE Online Deck Designer Tool for the Do-It-Yourselfer

Humboldt Redwood has created a FREE easy-to-use deck design tool. Of all the tools you'll use to build your deck, this one may be the most powerful. Adding or replacing a deck. Decks are a popular and rewarding do-it-yourself project. A well-designed deck adds beauty and value to your home, and thanks to Humboldt Redwood Deck Designer, the process of building it just got a whole lot easier. Decks are an extension of your home. In many parts of the country, they are used year-round. A deck adds living space, beauty, and value to your home. It also provides a great place to enjoy family, [...]