Eco-Friendly Construction Materials Salem OR

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Alex Olsen
(503) 999-1199
Salem, OR
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Darrell Beam Construction, Inc.
(503) 932-2403
Salem, OR
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Schelske Custom Homes, LLC
(503) 769-5577
Salem, OR
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Fowler Homes, Inc.
(503) 623-2182
Salem, OR
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

The Thomas Kay Co.
(503) 931-4433
Salem, OR
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

CL Rose Construction Co.
(503) 873-4864
Salem, OR
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Bilyeu Homes Inc
(503) 390-3319
Salem, OR
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Lindemann Homes, LLC
(503) 931-4889
Salem, OR
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Homebuilders Northwest, Inc.
(503) 391-8936
Salem, OR
Specialty
Manufactured Homes

Olsen Design & Development, Inc.
(503) 838-1600
Salem, OR
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Natural Materials for Your Yard

Being “green” and doing your part to help the environment becomes more essential every day. There are many simple, earth friendly materials you can use when building decks, pools and patios. You may also be surprised at the money you will save using some of these materials.

Bamboo Bamboo does have is sustainable and grows rather quickly. It can be used for anything from fences to the patio roof. No artificial chemicals are used in its production. If you buy bamboo that has a finish, make sure it is environmentally friendly to keep your whole backyard “green.”

Sustainable Wood Much like bamboo, trees are very environmentally friendly, as long as they are properly harvested. Choose woods like cedar and pine because they don't require a lot of treatment or processing. They are also hard woods which make them perfect for a deck or patio. Strive to use wood that's certified by the FSC, or Federal Stewardship Council. This organization oversees harvesting trees to ensure that few of them are cut down.

Composite Plastic This material is a perfect substitute for wood if you don't like the idea of trees being cut down for the sake of your yard. It is eco-friendly and sustainable. The composite materials are made from 50 percent plastic and 50 percent wood dust. The plastic part is usually made from recycled materials, like plastic grocery bags and milk jugs. This composite material won't give you splinters and it won't rot or fade.

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