Luxury Home-Building Trends in New Hampshire for 2023

Date: July 7, 2023 | Category: Tips

In 2023, the luxury home-building landscape in New Hampshire has been witnessing an exciting transformation. This article explores these emerging trends and illustrates how Russin, a leader in quality home-building materials, is contributing to this evolving ecosystem.  (more…)

New England-Style Architecture: 8 Design Aspects and Ideas

Date: June 22, 2023 | Category: Tips

New England-style architecture is a design style known for its Colonial-inspired features. In many ways, it represents the rich culture and history of the area. We’re looking at the most prominent features in New England-style architecture to help inspire your next project.


Low Maintenance Does Not Have to Mean Schlocky

Date: May 17, 2023 | Category: Tips

Ever wonder if nonwood products are worth your money? Read more to find out which ones we love and why they are worth more consideration.


Best Decking Material Options for Cold Northeast Climates and Residential Projects in 2023

Date: May 1, 2023 | Category: Tips

As a homeowner or contractor in this area, it’s vital that your deck is built with durable, high-quality materials that can stand up to the coldest months of the year so it’s ready when spring arrives.

That’s why we’ve taken the time to put together a list of the best decking materials for the northeast climates.


6 Luxury Home Building Trends in Connecticut for 2023

Date: April 10, 2023 | Category: Tips

The definition of luxury may vary based on who you ask but there are constants we see across the country. Let’s break down the 6 luxury home building trends we’re seeing in 2023. (more…)

Thermally Modified Wood Explained – It’s Basically Just Beef Jerky

Date: March 17, 2023 | Category: Tips

Ever wonder what thermally modified wood really means? What actually is it? Well its basically beef jerky.   (more…)

Unfiltered Opinions: Exterior Wood and the Birds and the Bees

Date: February 1, 2023 | Category: Tips

Have you ever wondered how you can prevent outside pests from ruining your beautiful, exterior wood? Read these tips and tricks on how to protect your home’s exterior from unwanted birds and bees. (more…)

Why Choose Russin for Western Red Cedar?

Date: January 18, 2023 | Category: Tips

We realize you have choices. When choosing a vendor for your Western Red Cedar program, why consider Russin?


Understanding Cedar vs. Composite Decking

Date: November 15, 2022 | Category: Tips

Cedar and composite decking materials are two of the most popular options for building outdoor living areas. But deciding which of these materials is best for you can be tough. In this article, we will look at how they compare and give you a clearer picture of which option makes the most sense for your budget, climate, aesthetics and maintenance needs.


Deckorators Decking 101

Date: September 28, 2022 | Category: Product News, Tips

If we all learned anything from the 2+ years of lockdowns, it’s the value of outdoor space. Pandemic life brought forth a new appreciation for our decks, patios and screened in porches, and that appreciation is here to stay. 

Decking especially has gained fresh momentum as homeowners across the country have embraced different materials, colors and accessories to make the most of their properties.



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