Decking and railing to
Create your dream outdoor deck by calling or visiting one of our deck
and railing experts at Milwaukie Lumber. We’ll help you capture the
look and feel you want, enabling you create a beautiful outdoor space
to entertain your loved ones, neighbors, and friends.
family and friends
All framing materials should be rated for below or ground contact. If
you need to bury wood in soil, Allweather
Wood Pressure Treated structural timbers and dimension lumber
are ideal for ground contact. We carry 2x4s
through 2x12s, 4x4s through 4x12s, and 6x6s
in this CA-C treated wood.
|Tip: use ACQ-approved
fasteners or Vycor's Deck Protector to protect metals from rusting.
variety of special coated hangers to connect your frame together with
ease. Treated lumber with higher chemical content for ground contact
with actual retention levels greater than 0.40 pcf for ACQ, 0.34 pcf
for MCQ, 0.21 pcf for CA-B, 0.15 pcf for CA-C and MCA, or 0.14 pcf for µCA-C
require the use of stainless-steel products for fastening. When
attaching the deck to your house, use lag
screws or Fastenmaster Ledgerloks.
We also recommend using concrete blocks,
either 8”, 12”, or 18”, underneath your deck supports to
allow for easier leveling and less digging.
With so many varieties available
these days, it can be hard to decide what decking to use. When you
visit Milwaukie Lumber, we’ll show you many decking samples to see and
feel. Our qualified staff can explain the benefits of each product and
share personal experiences regarding many of the decking products.
Composite decking has become extremely popular. It is virtually
maintenance free and will last a lifetime. Milwaukie Lumber stocks Fiberon decking
which offers you an unduplicatable look and feel whether you want to go
with a traditional style or more of an exotic hardwood look. The color
we stock in their Horizon series is Ipe which gives the look and feel of a hardwood deck with out all the hassle of real wood. In their Pro-Tect series we carry both the Western Cedar and the Gray Birch which both give a unique feel at a competitive cost. Evergrain
decking makes a difference you can see and feel, created by an
exclusive molding process. Trex
features the natural beauty of wood, but eliminates all the rotting and
splintering. TimberTech also provides a wide selection of composite decking. We have
many samples to help you choose the right style, texture, and color.
|Tip: To help preserve
the beauty of your wood deck, use Sunfrog, Superdeck, Mesmers or Penofin
Wood decking remains very popular. 2x6 radius-edge decking offers the charm
and beauty of a cedar deck. Selected for optimal appearance, you rarely
find a flawed board. Mahogany decking
provides an exotic look and a denser surface. Naturewood's Appearance Grade Decking
gives you long-lasting wood. It is pressure treated with Naturewood
non-arsenic based preservative, has built in water repellent, and
features a lifetime warranty against rot, decay, and insect attack.
Just as your decking shows flair, so does the fastening system that
attaches your decking to the frame. Hidden fastening systems like Camo, Phantom, and Tiger Claw produce a screw-free deck
board. Kamelon, Deckfast, and Barracuda provide colored screws designed
especially for composite decking. Grabber's
ceramic coated screw is still one of the industry’s number one choices.
If a coated surface deck is your choice, then GacoDeck is your answer. This
skid-resistant product offers a 50-year warranty and it’s been turning
flat roofs into decks for years. Visit Milwaukie Lumber for color
samples and tips for installing this one-of-a-kind product.
Once you’ve made your decking decision, enhance the deck with a railing
system designed to offer protection, while adding beauty and attractive
accents. We’ll help calculate the footage you need and provide
expertise in choosing the right railing for your taste and budget.
Composite railing provides a maintenance-free design with a natural
look. Horizon Railing by Fiberon offers durability, design and delight without all of the maintenance that comes along with wood railing. Evergrain offers four unique
railings ranging from traditional to detailed styling. Trex multiple
railings offer the same durability, strength, and timeless beauty as
their decking. Ask us for options and personal testimony regarding each
Concerned about having your railing block your view? Fiberon also offers Clear Vision glass panelss which give a nice replacement for balusters to create an uninterrupted view. CrystaLite glass panel railing systems are
available in a number of tints and create the perfect windbreak while
ensuring that your view remains intact. CrystaLite
also offers cable rail or picket rail styles.
|Tip: if you choose a
composite decking, but are looking for a less expensive rail, use
either cedar or Naturewood for the 2x4s and balusters, then add the
composite decking as your top rail.
Traditional wood railing enhances any
decking choices. We carry all the components to produce the rail of
your dreams. 2x4 and 2x6 clear cedar, tight-knot cedar, or Naturewood
are coupled with 2x2 clear cedar or Naturewood balusters to produce a
protective, yet elegant rail.
|Tip: when planning a
railing, bring a sketch of your deck with measurements. That way our
railing experts can easily assist you on pricing as well as the amount
of products you’ll need.
A great way to personalize your rail
is to use a different baluster. Deckorators
deck balusters create deck rails that are the signature feature of your
home’s overall outdoor experience. Fortress
pickets feature a specialized dual galvanizing system and premium
exterior powder coat finish that eliminate many maintenance concerns.
Both products are available in many different styles and colors, so
visit Milwaukie Lumber and we’ll help you achieve your desired look.
polycarbonate corrugated sheets are ideal for patio covers. They offer
high light transmission, strength, and a wide service temperature
range. Each cover features a warranty against yellowing, loss of light
transmission, and hail damage.
When your deck is finished, you’ll glow with pride at your
accomplishment. Family and friends will enjoy your outdoor oasis for
many years to come. The professionals at Milwaukie Lumber are standing
by with product options and affordable pricing, ready to assist you.
Let us make your dreams come true. Call or visit us today.