TimberTech Decking at Johnson Lumber

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In our blogs, we get into a lot of detail about decking materials, finishes, uses, fasteners… but we think it’s important, too, that you know who we use to supply the building materials. Specifically, for composite decking materials, we have many reliable vendors. Today we’re going to dive into one of them. The J.F. Johnson […]

Why Build a Deck in the Winter

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Winter is upon us. You’re looking out of your back window into your empty backyard thinking, “Why don’t I have a deck?” You think it’s too late, that you won’t be able to find a contractor to build a deck in the winter, so you put it on the back burner for now. Don’t wait […]

Choosing a Deck Material


There is no one-type-fits-all when it comes to decking material. At Johnson Lumber Company, we carry many types of wood and partner with suppliers to get you the materials you want and need. But with so many options, how do you choose the deck material that’s right for you? It depends a lot on your […]

Winterize Your Deck and Outdoor Space


Brace yourself. Winter is coming, and around here we just don’t know what to expect from it anymore. It’s better to prepare for a harsh winter and winterize your deck and outdoor space than to ignore it and pay the price later. You love your new Johnson Lumber deck. Now you have to protect it […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Decking

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Whether you’re thinking of building a deck for the first time or you’re replacing an old one, it’s essential to gather as much information as possible and plan in advance. Doing so can help you avoid mistakes along the way and allow for your ideal end result. Here are some common questions homeowners have about […]

How Can I Build a Kid-Safe Deck?

Your new kid-safe deck should include features that make it safe for your family and guests – especially if children will be using it regularly. Even if you don’t have kids of your own, it’s important to consider your guests and neighbors with children who may be joining you for outdoor get-togethers on your deck […]

Outdoor Kitchen Considerations

Adding an outdoor kitchen to your deck can be just what you need to perfectly enjoy outdoor living right in your backyard. Ensuring your deck’s cooking space has everything it needs to provide the ideal setting for feeding your family or entertaining guests outdoors is essential. Here are some helpful considerations to make when designing […]