DuraLife Decking Parent Company, Barrette Outdoor Living, Launches Barrette Professional Solutions


Designed to meet the needs of commercial and specified markets.

DuraLife’s parent company Barrette Outdoor Living, Inc. (BOL) introduced a new commercial arm of the company on Jan. 21, 2020, at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. Barrette Professional Solutions (BPS) is the new line of business designed to meet the needs of commercial and specified markets. It targets architects, engineers, spec writers, builders, contractors, and multifamily housing, offering innovative products and resources as well as effective solutions for outdoor spaces.

“I am extremely excited about the powerful direction our new commercial arm will bring to Barrette,” Barrette Outdoor Living President Jean desAutels said in a press release. “We’ve spent over a year developing our plan, which will position Barrette Professional Solutions as the complete outdoor living solutions provider for residential and commercial channels.”

With a focus on decking, railing and fencing, BPS offers professionals access to top brands from within the overarching BOL portfolio, such as DuraLife®, RDI®, ActiveYards® and Alumi-Guard®. With Barrette’s family of brands among some of the most recognized in the outdoor living industry, professionals can trust BPS to offer the power and support they need to accomplish projects with style, innovation, design and color from some of the biggest and best names in the business, including DuraLife.

DuraLife is Barrette’s premier provider of composite decking products with unmatched strength, stain and fade resistant surfaces, custom lengths and more. DuraLife decking is easy to install, giving contractors, builders, and property managers who partner with BPS the ability to reduce labor costs. Designed with style, durability and minimal maintenance for both residential and commercial outdoor spaces in mind, professionals can get DuraLife’s top-of-the-line products via Barrette’s nationally committed distribution network.

Barrette Professional Solutions also offers a wide range of residential and commercial channel solutions and assets including:

  • Model home programs
  • Take-off and estimating services
  • CEU accredited education programs
  • A full library of technical resources like CAD and BIM modeling
  • Code documentation

These solutions, assets and more aim to help architects elevate their designs, builders reduce labor costs with easy installation systems, contractors feel confident with code compliant products, property managers have stand-out styling that also keeps tenants safe and secure, and so much more.

DuraLife is excited to be part of the initiative that is Barrette Professional Solutions as the leading decking manufacturer within the portfolio. We’re confident that through BPS, commercial and specified markets will find the solutions, resources, and products for any outdoor living project.