Welcome to Professional Deck Builder’s website, the place online to find professional-level information about decks and related projects such as porches, docks, and hardscape. Our authors and bloggers are tradespeople like you, making their living by making their customers’ backyards great places to hang out. You’re invited to become part of our community. Take a look around and comment on our articles and blogs. Ask questions and share your own expertise on our forums. All we ask in return is that you be polite.