Hughson deck - Parr Lumber

Range of options for new decking materials broader than ever

Now is time of year when customers come to hardware and lumber stores with that ‘spring project gleam’ in their eyes.

And for thousands of homeowners across the Northwest, that will mean building a new deck or re-building one that’s been worn down by years of neglect.

If you are in deck building mode in 2017, you are picking a fantastic time to build. That’s because there are more choices of materials, railing and customization available than ever before.

The days where everyone on the block has a similar looking deck are over. Now, you can create a deck that is both a great investment, and that makes a statement about who you are, and how you live in your outdoor space.

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Insulation and caulking | Parr Lumber

It’s what’s behind the wall that matters

As temperatures drop and homeowners feel the effects of winter, it’s common to hear complaints about cold houses, seemingly constant drafts, and dramatic increases in heating bills. The solution to these issues might be behind the sheetrock of your home. Comfort and energy savings in many homes (especially older homes) can be improved by checking the air flow around windows and doors and properly maintaining or adding high quality insulation.

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Third Annual Veteran's Day Event – 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams | Parr Lumber

Third Annual Veteran’s Day Event – 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams

Thank you to our Veterans and those who came out for Celebrate Veteran’s Day at the NW Natural Street of Dreams. With over 400 people in attendance, the amount of support for those who served was astounding. The flag raising ceremony was performed by the National Guard while Kelli Harrington sung a powerful rendition of the National Anthem. Patrons honored our military members by observing a moment of silence.

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dasso.XTR bamboo decking | Parr Lumber

Bamboo Decking Breakdown

When building a deck, selecting the type of material is often the first step. However, with an abundance of options, this can be an overwhelming process. At Parr Lumber, we believe it is crucial for our customers to understand their various options. With years of industry and product knowledge, Parr Deck Experts can help any customer discover the decking that fits their lifestyle. In this post we are spotlighting dasso.XTR bamboo decking.

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