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MoistureShield® Elevate™ Composite Decking

MoistureShield’s Elevate decking offers incredible protection and beauty for your home’s deck—at an affordable price. The capped wood composite deck boards have a strong barrier that helps to keep your deck from getting damaged, and is offered in a number of different styles to complement your home. Simply put, this line of MoistureShield decking elevates your property. Benefits of Elevate …

McCray Lumber and Millwork Celebrates 75 Years

2022 marks McCray Lumber and Millwork’s 75th year serving the Kansas City area through expert building products and techniques. As a leading provider in the building industry, McCray Lumber and Millwork is proud to be a Kansas City construction staple. McCray Lumber and Millwork began from humble roots in 1947 when the Daniels-McCray Lumber Company was formed. Initially, the business …

Checklist for Building Your Dream Deck

One of the most exciting projects you can take on as a homeowner is building a deck. But before you begin demoing your old deck, you need to have a plan for your new one. Start planning your dream deck build with this checklist: Make a List of Your Priorities Think through how you plan to use the deck and …

Winter Decking Tips from McCray Lumber

Check Your Deck Before Winter

The seasons are changing in Kansas City, and before we know it, there will be snow covering our lawns, homes, and decks. Before the storms hit and the weather becomes too cold to even think about going outside, take a few minutes to inspect your deck. Regularly taking stock of the health of your deck is the best way to …

Deck Cable Railings

Deck Railing Options

There comes a time when every home will need to build a new deck. Whether the old structure was rotting and damaged or you simply want to upgrade your style, a new deck will help bring refreshed life and value to your property. One element to keep in mind as you begin your deck project is the type of railing …

Diamond Pier system

Benefits of the Diamond Pier Foundation System

As you start planning your outdoor home project, one of the most important factors to consider is the foundation it will be built on. Sure, wood finish options and accenting hardware are nice, but the actual foundation of your structure is what will keep it beautiful, functional, and safe for the long run. Luckily, finding the right foundation system is …