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Drones for Deck Builders

In the next issue of PDB, we’ll take a closer look at how drones have become a favorite marketing tools for some deck builders.

Mountain Laurel Railings

Custom-made mountain laurel railings add an artistic twist to a deck design

Building Waterproof Roof Decks

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  • Drones for Deck Builders

    Drones are becoming favorite marketing tools for some deck builders. Here's a video from West Coast Decks in Seattle, Washington of a deck...

  • Is it a Roof or Deck?

    Bill Leys, the owner of Central Coast Waterproofing and DeckExpert.com, explains some of the critical details that go into a durable...

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    Concrete Lumber

    Tom McEvoy of the Concrete Lumber Company takes a break at the recent JLC Live show in Providence.

  • Product Review: Talyn Hangman

    Professional Deck Builder editor Andy Wormer checks out the Hangman with inventor Kay Saucier at the 2014 JLC Live show in Providence, RI...

  • Product Review: GreenTek Tools Demo-Dek

    In this video shot at JLC Live in Providence, RI, Professional Deck Builder editor Andy Wormer examines the Demo-Dek decking removal tool...


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