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Best Practices for Painting WOLF Trimboard

At Homestead Outdoor Products, we use WOLF trim-board, a cellular PVC trim that’s one of the best on the market. Although it doesn’t require painting for protection, by painting the trim with 100% acrylic latex paint or acrylic latex paint with urethane additive you can suit your customers’ tastes and sense of style. Paint life on trim-board is longer than on wood because it…

Keep It Simple: Giving You More of What You Want and Need

Superior Plastic Products is simplifying some of their product offerings. They’ve removed the tan color in brochures and catalogs so they can focus on the more versatile clay and almond colors. In addition to the color difference, Superior will also be phasing out: Tapered Fluted Columns All 4” & 5” Porch Posts in the following styles: Oxford, Raised Panel, Richmond, and Recessed Panel…

Product Spotlight: Evolve® Poly Material

[column-third-1-2] With Evolve® Poly material, which is available in an array of colors, you can create exterior designs that are both eye-catching and extremely durable. Cut it, rout it, and file it to any shape you need to achieve the look you want. With Evolve Poly material, you get the natural look of wood, without the maintenance hassles Evolve Poly material comes…

Structural Posts and Columns You’ve Got Options!

[column-half-1] [/column-half-1] [column-half-2]When a job calls for posts and columns for support, you have more to choose from than you might realize. Depending on the project’s needs, you can select posts according to their load ratings and the styles of their attachments. Either vinyl or aluminum posts could make a good choice for your projects.[/column-half-2] Here’s some additional info about each:…

Open House Winter Workshop.

[column-third-1-2] Join us on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at 905 West Main Street in New Holland for a FREE hot breakfast, followed by four half-hour sessions packed full of product tips that will take your capabilities to the next level. Representatives will be here to share their knowledge and answer your questions. Gain new info and…

Three Things to Keep in Mind When Ordering and Installing Custom Railing

[column-third-1-2] Be sure you get the right fit by following these helpful tips: When ordering, provide us with the diagonal length of the railing and an averaged rise and run of the stair tread. Giving us the overall rise and run will result in the right railing length only if you’ve measured where the posts will be located. You’ll need universal brackets…

Vinyl vs. Aluminum Railing

[column-third-1-2] WHICH IS BETTER, VINYL OR ALUMINUM RAILING? According to Benjamin Kauffman, Regional Sales Manager at Superior Plastic Products, the answer depends on the project and the customer. “Both offer advantages. Several factors, including specific application, a customer’s style and design preferences, budget, and other considerations, can make one a better choice than the other…

Privacy Fencing

[column-third-1-2] With lives that are busier than ever, more homeowners are looking to make their backyards a place where they can relax after long days at work, enjoy catching up with their families, and entertain friends—without interruption and in privacy. According to Amos Kauffman, Marketing Director at Superior Plastic Products, privacy fencing offers a way to make that happen. A vinyl privacy fence…

Six Reasons to Choose Vinyl Fencing

With an array of fencing choices available to your customers, you need to be knowledgeable about each option. Giving customers the best, not the cheapest, fencing solution is the way to provide the most value—and to ensure customers are happy for the long term. Vinyl fencing, in particular, offers numerous advantages over other types of…