Building A Deck

Learn how to build and maintain your deck with these DIY projects and tips.

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  • Tips for How to Build a Deck

  • A veteran pro tells you his favorite deck building tips that speed up the job, increase deck durability and improve quality. The result is a…

  • How to Build a Deck With Composites

  • Expert deck builders show you how to build a deck with composites and other rot-resistant materials for longevity. Your deck will also look…

  • 7 Deck Building Tips

  • Make your deck building go faster with these seven clever tips from the pros. It’s tricks like these that allow professional to build a deck…

  • Set and Nail Decking Perfectly

  • Building a deck? Learn tricks for straightening crooked boards; making crisp, straight cuts on the board ends; and avoiding problems like hammer…

  • Making Deck Posts

  • Learn the simple deck-building skills of making square cuts, cutting notches and shaping deck posts to make your deck stronger and more…

  • How to Install Joist Hangers

  • If you install them properly, joist hangers will keep your decks and floors strong as wood dries, twists, shrinks and ages. We'll show you a…

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