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DIY Home Improvement Series: How to Build a Deck

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Building a deck is an exciting and rewarding project that can significantly enhance the beauty and functionality of your outdoor living space. Whether you’re looking to create a cozy outdoor dining area or a sprawling entertainment space, a deck can be the perfect addition to your home. However, building a deck can also be a […]

What Is Veneer Wood?

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Veneer wood is one of the most popular flooring options around today, thanks to its versatility, durability, and affordability. But what is veneer wood, and why would you opt for it over the many other choices on the market? Here’s a look at the pros and cons of hardwood veneers. What is Veneer Wood? If […]

What is an LVL Beam

what is an lvl beam

When it comes to available construction materials, laminated veneer lumber, or LVL, is one of the most popular available options.  In short, LVL is an engineered wood product, made of several layers of thin wood held together with adhesive. LVL is often used for headers, rimboards, and roofs, but one of its most common applications […]

Types of Live Edge Wood Slabs

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Capitol City Lumber offers a wide variety of Live Edge Wood Slabs that are good for many different projects in and out of your home.

How Hot Do Decks Get?

With summer around the corner and deck season beginning, customers often ask us, “how hot do decks get,” or, “how much hotter is composite decking than treated wood?” We also get asked, “if I go with a darker wood stain, will it be a lot hotter on the deck?” These are all very good questions. […]


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