March 2017 Table of Contents

Finishing Decks and Porches With Cellular PVC Trim 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 Read more

Wood Porch With a Tile Deck Wood Porch With a Tile Deck

A membrane installed between the tile and the substrate helps waterproof the assembly and keeps the tile from cracking Read more

Waterproof Decking Waterproof Decking

Create cost-effective dry space underneath your decks with this new breed of decking Read more

Readers' Tips
Question & Answer
Reducing Road Noise on a Deck Reducing Road Noise on a Deck

It's a bit more complicated than planting a row of shrubs. Read more

Eye For Design
Blocking Pattern Blocking Pattern

A geometric pattern of randomly sized cedar blocks adds a unique focal point to this privacy wall Read more

Outdoor Cabinets Outdoor Cabinets

WeatherStrong cabinets are made with a waterproof polymer and available with four different door styles Read more

Cable Rail Cable Rail

Key-Link Fencing & Railing launches vertical cable railing components in two lengths and heights for residential and commercial applications Read more

Joist Protection Joist Protection

Imus Cap protects joists and beams from moisture with a paintable metal top layer and a waterproof adhesive Read more

Post Base Post Base

Simpson Strong-Tie's new MPBZ base resists lateral loads and reduces or eliminates the need for diagonal knee bracing Read more

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