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Why Buy Series: Part One: What is the Quality of Our Work?

Many companies and products today talk about the quality of the work but what does that mean for Country Lane Gazebos? Most often they’re talking about the craftsmanship and the quality of the materials like the wood. How does Country Lane practice craftsmanship and quality in our materials? This blog will address those questions and explain a quality work we do that makes our product top of the line!

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This entry was posted in: Backyards, checks, Checks/Splits, Gazebos, Outdoor Structures, Pavilions, Pergolas, Quality Materials, Uncategorized, Villa, Why Buy Series? on August 13, 2018

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The Guide to Check Posts and Splits

Oh no, my post has a crack! What should I do and is this something to worry about? “Splits” and “checks” as they are commonly called in the industry are a normal and unavoidable part of owning an outdoor product made from pressure treated Southern Yellow Pine. A “check” is defined as a separation of the wood, normally through the rings of the lumber and is the result of seasoning. These “splits” and “checks” are part of the nature of lumber and are an unavoidable part of the drying process. An example of a normal “check”, is pictured here to the left.

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This entry was posted in: Backyards, checks, Checks/Splits, Gazebos, Maintaining, Outdoor Structures, Pavilions, Pergolas, Projects, splits, Tips, Uncategorized on April 9, 2018