Introducing Duralife Siesta Hardwood Blends Decking

April 20, 2011

Do you want the look of tropical hardwoods, but the low maintenance of a composite deck?  Gaf has the solution for you!   DuraLife’s New Hardwood Decking boards offer the beauty of finished tropical hardwood. They come in four natural, easy- to-maintain earth tones, Brazilian Cherry, Garapa Gray, Golden Teak, and Tropical Walnut. The Siesta

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LEED Certified Building Increases

April 14, 2011

Schutte Lumber provides builders with FSC certified lumber. These products are a great foundation for those aiming to meet LEED certification. The number of LEED certified homes has reach 10,000—a remarkable milestone—but more can be done to make our nation greener. American buildings are the cause of 39% of CO2 emissions. They use 40% of

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Building a Deck – Think Redwood

August 5, 2010

Redwood decks have long been prized for their beauty, but did you know they are an environmentally sound choice for decking material? According to the California Redwood Association “Roughly 90 percent of product-producing redwood forests are certified sustainable under FSC or SFI, and all redwood products come from California. When you choose redwood, you’re choosing

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Versatex Earns Green Certification

July 8, 2010

Versatex Trim Board, manufactured by Wolfpac Technologies, Inc,  has earned certification from NAHB Green Approved Products http://www.greenapprovedproducts.com/FindProducts.aspx/. Versatex now is the only PVC trim manufacturer that can claim both the NAHB Green Approved Products and National Code listing via CCRR-#0149.  Versatex can also contribute LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) points in three different categories. Versetex is a Cellular

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Introducing Penofin Verde – Earth Friendly Wood Finish

April 9, 2010

Protecting your deck investment has always meant using a petroleum based product.  Now our friends at Penofin have introduced a new line of earth friendly finishes for your needs. Verde is the first of its kind. It is a 100% sustainable, petroleum free oil finish with no heavy metal compounds, no odor, and no offensive

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Green Certification

December 14, 2009

Schutte Lumber Company has been assessed by third party certifier SGS, and has passed the rigorous process of becoming an FSC Chain of Custody certified supplier. We can now provide the certified products our customers require for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified projects. Please contact one of our sales associates for more information and product

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Building Checklists

December 11, 2009

When considering renovations, additions, and changes you’d like to make to your house (or even if you’re dreaming of a whole new one), it is always handy to have an idea of what you should be looking for and at to protect yourself. Knowing what to expect, and how people may try to take advantage

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