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Building Urban Rooftop Decks Building Urban Rooftop Decks

A modular system installs quickly without disturbing the roof

Stair Stringer Kits Stair Stringer Kits

Save time and improve accuracy on your next deck or porch project by...

Building a Multipurpose Fence Building a Multipurpose Fence

This heavy-duty barrier can divide properties, provide storage, and block sound

Saving a Hilltop Pool Saving a Hilltop Pool

This engineered solution includes a cantilevered concrete slab supported by pan...

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Stair Stringer Kits Stair Stringer Kits

Save time and improve accuracy on your next deck or porch project by prefabricating the stair framing. Read more

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Over-the-Top Deck

Check out this San Francisco winner of the Remodeling Design Awards 2016 Merit...

Installing a Pair of Doors

Got a pair of porch or patio doors to install? This will show you how.

California Toughens Rules for Contractor Oversight

State lawmakers authored the legislation after a fatal balcony collapse in...

SawStop vs. Bosch: The Saga Continues...

Bosch's REAXX flesh-sensing table saw violates two SawStop patents, according to a...

Hartford Porch Collapse Injures 28 Students

A multi-story porch collapsed during a house party near Trinity College in...

Rooftop Decks Offer Big Returns

Higher housing densities convince developers to create rooftop decks, and they...

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Forming an Elliptical Deck
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Forming an Elliptical Deck
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Leveling Joists
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Leveling Joists
Front Porch Revival
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Front Porch Revival

An intricate Victorian porch gets more than just a new paint job Read more

Extend the Life of Your Support Posts
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Extend the Life of Your Support Posts

Protect the bottoms from water damage with this inexpensive trick. Read more

Deck Ledgers and I-Joist Floor Systems
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Deck Ledgers and I-Joist Floor Systems

With such a wide range of engineered wood products available, a prescriptive... Read more

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