From Our Blog:

Why Outdoor Living Doesn't Stop During Winter - A Guide to Fire Pits

Outdoor living doesn’t need to stop during winter. For the colder months, a fire pit can extend the enjoyment of your backyard. A cozy fire is just the thing to bring together the people you love for roasting marshmallows or creating a luxury environment for a party.

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What Our Customers are Saying:

Thank you so much for our beautiful patio cover. Dave and I have been enjoying it very much (and so has Lilly!) Wonderful work! And you are such great people to work with! Thanks again!

- Dave and Tracey

Sustainability

Planter box created with sustainable materials by deck contractors TNT Builders in Albany, Oregon.Sustainable living is important to us at TNT Builders, and we use materials from suppliers who have a commitment to promoting care of the environment and sustainability. Here are some facts about the sustainable practices of two companies whose materials we use, both for their durability and their reduced environmental impact.

Photos on this page: Top Left, Planter box made with scrap materials; Below Right, Chairs and table made from scrap materials.

Trex

  • Trex is one of the largest plastic bag recyclers in the U.S. 3.1 billion recycled grocery bags were collected for use to manufacture Trex products in 2010.
  • Trex Transcend┬« Railing is made of Fibrex┬« material, which contains 40% reclaimed wood fiber by weight.
  • No trees are cut down to make Trex products.

Chair and table set created with sustainable materials by deck contractors TNT Builders in Albany, Oregon.For more on Trex, see the company’s Environmentally Friendly page and video.

TimberTech

  • TimberTech decking and railing is manufactured with an average of 51% recycled content.
  • All TimberTech products are urea formaldehyde-free.
  • 99% of waste material created during TimberTech’s manufacturing process is reclaimed.
  • Since 2009, TimberTech has reduced electrical consumption by 2,300,000 KWH per year.
  • TimberTech reclaims and reuses 140,000 gallons of water/day in the manufacturing process by using a closed looped water system; this is the equivalent of providing water to 2,021 average households.
  • Product cartons are made with 43% recycled material fibers which meet SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative) sourcing requirements and are 100% recyclable.

For more on TimberTech, see the company’s Sustainable Living page.