outdoor decking

Forest fire damage on deck

Q. Our home and outside deck were subject to a lot of heat during the recent forest fires. What damage might this cause in terms of low MCs and wood strength damage?

Southern Yellow Pine: A True Softie

Pine trees are commonly divided into two groups: white pines, also known as the soft pines, and yellow pines, a.k.a. the hard pines. Despite being designated either hard or soft pines, all are actually softwoods.