Another Option for Fire-Resistant Decks
Some pedestrian traffic coatings qualify as Class A, 1-hour fire-rated roof coverings. An installer advocates for their use on decks in a Wildland Urban Interface.
Mixing Oil and Water
Cabot's new water-based ATO stain doesn't look like much in the can, but it...
Sunlight reflected from distorted window glass burns an arc pattern into Trex decking
Wild Hog Railing Wire Mesh
Openings are small enough to be in compliance with the 4-inch-sphere rule
Adjustable Tensioning Mechanism for a Gate
Anticipate movement in the framing by building in an easy way to adjust the gate post
Solid Post Attachments With Threaded Rod
When the railing post is on the outside of the frame, reinforce the attachment by...
Using the right decking material makes a big difference in areas prone to wild fires
Building Waterproof Roof Decks
Get better performance from your deck covering by using ‘best practices’ framing...
A Tall Deck in Earthquake Country
A steel moment frame and plenty of lateral reinforcement were the keys to...
Reflected sunlight can overheat a deck, but can it lead to premature fading (on composite decks) and coating failure (on wood decks)?