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Deck maintenance projects and tips to keep your deck looking great for years.
Building a Deck
7 Things You Should Do When Building Your Deck
Want to avoid deck decay and enjoy your outdoor space for the rest of your days? If you use these deck building tricks during the initial build, you’ll find yourself with a sturdy backyard oasis for a long, long time.
Build a No-Rot, No-Maintenance Deck
14 DIY Deck Add-Ons That are Seriously Cool
Simple Deck Board Spacers
12 Ideas for Lighting Up Your Deck
10 Inspiring Deck Designs
Whether wood or composite, decks offer a place to relax, soak up the sun and...
10 Amazing, Inspirational Decks
A deck is a private place where you can enjoy nature, gather friends and family,...
Easy Deck Inspection and Deck Repair Tips
7 minutes, 7-point inspection and 7 easy repairs.
Repairing Decks and Railings
Easy fixes for common deck problems like rotten boards, wobbly railings and loose nails. Plus,...
Tips for How to Build a Deck
Avoid headaches, save time, and build a rock-solid deck
Simple Deck With Built-In Bench
We can't promise you a beachfront view but we know you'll enjoy relaxing on this...
How to Choose Composite Decking
The 7 key factors to consider before buying composite decking
How to Build Deck Stairs
Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.
Can You Stain Pressure-Treated Wood?
Outdoor projects don't have to stay green to last
How to Build a Deck That will Last as Long as Your House
31 Tips for Repairing, Updating and Maximizing Your Deck
If you've had a deck for more than a couple years, chances are it'll need...
Comparing Wood Deck Options: Cedar, Pressure Treated Wood & Composite Decking
We help you choose the best material for your wood deck.
Restore a Deck
Tips for your deck restore project: Protect the wood with special coatings made specifically for...
No-Maintenance Deck Rails
Keep your deck looking new for years without any maintenance
Rebuild an Old Deck With New Decking and Railings
Give that old deck a new lease on life. Expert deck-builders show you how to...
How to Shade Your Deck or Patio with a DIY Awning
Sun-blocking solutions like a patio awning that let you enjoy your deck or patio all day long
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Do It Right, Do It Yourself!
How to Buy Deck Lumber
10 things you need to know about how to buy the good stuff
Backyard Decks: Build an Island Deck
Create a comfortable retreat anywhere in your yard
Reader Project: Safe, Stylish Railing
Reader Project: Reclaimed Lumber Decking