Create cost-effective dry space underneath your decks with this new breed of decking
Decorative Beams for a Craftsman-Style Arbor
Unlike other glass ceilings, this one is strictly for shelter. It's supported by...
Florida Deck Collapse Injures 11 Snowbirds
Several vacationers from Kentucky and Indiana were injured when the deck at their...
Insulating a Sunroom Floor
An insulated floor can make that sunroom more livable.
Cedar 6x6 Posts as Roof Support
Can 6x6 cedar posts be used to support a screened porch and roof over a 12x16 deck? A builder over on the JLC Forums who has built plenty of them this way now isn’t so sure, thanks to his architect who raised the question.
California Approves Tougher Balcony Standards
Fatal Berkeley balcony collapse leads to tougher standards for balconies and other...
Finishing Decks and Porches With Cellular PVC Trim
It won’t rot, split, or swell due to moisture, making PVC a near-perfect exterior trim option for deck and porch builders
Wood Porch With a Tile Deck
A membrane installed between the tile and the substrate helps waterproof the...
Nailed Ledger Led to Hartford Porch Collapse
A Hartford porch collapse that injured 32 Trinity College students was the result...