If you’re searching for more information about Gun Barrel pilings, lucky for you, you’re in the right place!  We’ve compiled 10 things about Gun Barrel pilings that we’re sure you don’t know yet.   1. Gun Barrel Pilings are much less expensive than traditional architectural columns and are even more cost efficient than square timbers and…

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In recent years, there have been many innovations within the marine construction industry. Some of the foremost being within the applications of vinyl materials in bulkheads, retaining walls, and pilings. Whether it be a dock, pier, or bulkhead, everyone wants their investment to be aesthetically pleasing for as long as possible. So, when you take…

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This past decade has seen huge innovations for wood engineering in terms of urban development.  In both commercial and residential applications, more and more structures are being constructed utilizing heavy timbers and various laminated wood techniques.  Furthermore, these structures utilizing wood for construction not only promote sustainable forests, but also reduces the carbon footprint by…

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“In a sustained forest each generation of trees is an improvement over the previous generation…” says William Plant, President and Founder of American Pole & Timber. It is worth noting that, in the United States, the growth of pine trees in is outpacing our demand for pine lumber. When it comes to making a case…

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The marine environment can be exceptionally harsh to long standing wood pilings.  Pilings in marine use are subject to wood-boring organisms, wood rot, freezing, and even sun damage.  Since treated wood is widely banned for marine usage, the main option was just to repair or replace the pilings.  A process of which could be highly…

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Wood is arguably Earth’s most renewable resource when it comes to construction, so we set out to find the most amazing feats accomplished utilizing wood to prove it.  This article is already long enough as it is, so we’ll just let you jump into it.  Here are the 20 of the most amazing and record…

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We all know the saying, “don’t fix what isn’t broken.”  Well, it’s 2020 and timber trusses are here to stay, still proving they can easily  withstand the test of time. Here are six of the most historic timber trusses we could find, dating all the way back to 1097! 6. Westminster Hall Via intriguing-history.com At…

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If you’re searching for information about treated wood, you’ve stumbled upon the right place!  We’ve compiled 12 things about treated wood that we’re sure you don’t know yet.   1. Because treated wood is long-lasting, it is considered by the industry as a whole to be the most cost-effective building material available. 2. From small to…

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If you ask the average person, they’re most likely say to that building structures out of wood is a foregone practice.  However, in just the past decade, some of these structures are proving that it’s not only still viable, but it might be the future of architecture and construction.  Here are the most amazing and…

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EcoPile installed at boathouse at dock

EcoPile pilings are an exceptional alternative to wood pilings designed to extend the longevity of your marine structure. Due to the ever-growing restrictions of using treated wood in water, wooden pilings are now having to be replaced more often than before.  Since the untreated pilings are completely exposed, they are quickly being ravaged by weathering,…

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