ECOLIFE TREATED WOOD Now available at 84 Lumber Co., EcoLife Stabilized Weather-Resistant Wood (EL2) from Viance is a non- metallic wood stabilizing preservative system offer- ing advanced weathering protection with improved dimensional stability to make every outdoor living project look better for longer. EcoLife’s built-in wood stabilizer repels water on all surfaces, which reduces
cracking and checking by up to 50 percent compared to traditional treated wood. EcoLife also minimizes the warping and twisting that occurs in deck frame structures, creating less waves in composite decking products. Visit www.treatedwood.com or booth 546.
STRUCTURAL DECK BRACKET The HS Deck Ledger Brackets (#HS1-HS3) are structurally designed to securely attach decks to building frames. Exceeding code requirements, this unique system strengthens and reinforces wood deck and porch framing components. The brackets connect the deck structure to the adjacent building’s floor structure. It reinforces 4x4 handrail post connec- tions, and is offered for multistory applications as well. Higginbotham Steel’s HS brackets can also be applied for energy Foam/Siding Deck Ledger Board attachment applications. Depending on the size and
design of the deck, 2x4 knee bracing may be eliminated. American-made (designed, engineered and fabricated in USA), the Steel Bracket Components are laser cut from 12 Gauge steel plate and are available in multiple coatings. Visit www.higginbothamsteel.com or booth 1919.
ZIP-UP UNDERDECK Transform the underutilized area beneath a raised deck into dry outdoor living and storage space while maintaining maximum headroom and accessibility to the underside of the deck. Available in three finishes and backed by a 25-year warranty, Zip-UP UnderDeck is made from durable interlocking PVC components engineered to fit together easily. Creating a watertight barrier that channels water for effective drainage, the system provides a flat, grid-free, non-corrugated, washable and paintable “ceiling” surface that is mold- and mildew-resistant. The panels do not kink like alu- minum, they look nicer, are easier to work with and unzip for quick access to the bottom of the deck. Suitable for both residential and commercial installa- tions, Zip-UP UnderDeck meets Class A Fire Rating and has passed Dade County, FL, standards for