Proper preparation of the subsoil, base, and bedding layers will keep a hardscape...
For looks and longevity, use three layers of trim capped with a picture-frame decking...
Consider span, spacing, and depth to build beyond code for a small upcharge
WPC, capstock, cellular PVC - what does it all mean to the deck builder?
Georgia deck builder describes ways to shade a sunny deck
There are lots of viable methods that avoid the pitfalls that lead to uneven risers, tilted staircases, and downright collapses.
Advice on forming, estimating, placing, and finishing concrete
In this issue: Installing Pavers — Upgrade to a Tiered Fascia — Joist Layout for Stronger Decks — A Deck Builder's Tool Kit
Building relationships with local landscapers can improve your product and bring in new business
Find out what your company is doing right, and fix what it's doing wrong
ProWood line includes dimensional lumber, decking, railing, and fencing
There is a proposal in front of the ICC Code Committee to incorporate a great deal of deck-specific detailing in the 2015 IRC.
Full warranties would offer comfort to reluctant contractors and increase usage.
The taller your deck, the more it will have a tendency to sway.
What are the major economic signs you’ve been seeing?
Different deck footings
Grooved and square-edge planks come in the new color, as well as matching fascia
A scalloped underside helps keep the price lower
These low-voltage lights come in a version for outdoor installations
Thinner boards for the budget-conscious
New and more user-friendly connectors
Wrought-iron panels and balusters for deck railings from Outwater Plastics Industries
Deceuninck partners with FastenMaster to private-label hidden deck fastener
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