Building A Deck projects
How to Build Deck Stairs
Sure, building deck stairs can be tricky. But in this story, we'll make it easy by showing you how to estimate step dimensions, layout and…
How to Build a Deck That'll Last as Long as Your House
There's building a deck – and then there's building a deck that will last for as long as your house does. See how we did it and the…
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How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio
Is your old concrete patio an eyesore? You can avoid the cost and mess of tearing it out by just screwing down wood sleepers and decking over it.
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…
Backyard Decks: Build an Island Deck
Built with composite decking and hidden fasteners, this maintenance-free backyard deck is designed to go together fast and to fit in anywhere in…
Convert the space under a second-story deck into a dry, spacious patio by installing this simple, under-the-deck roof and gutter system.
How to Build a Cedar Deck Railing With Glass
We'll show you how to dress up a dull deck with sturdy, handsome railing that provides a wide-open view. The tinted glass is strong and…
How to Build a Wood and Stone Deck
Construct an eye-catching cedar deck surrounded by a veneered stone wall that provides both privacy and seating. The article includes full…
How to Build a Solid, Frost-Proof Deck Footing
Dig and pour your deck footings so they extend below the frost line. That way, they won't move, or heave, as the ground freezes and thaws…
Build a No-Rot, No-Maintenance Deck
Build this spacious, semi-private deck, which features planters, a handsome railing, low voltage lighting and a wide range of low maintenance,…
How to Build a Garden Pond and Deck
Let us show you how to add this easy-to-build pond and easy-care deck to your garden. This serene retreat can be built by a novice and…