Replacing Deck Boards
Has your deck seen better days? You probably don’t have to rebuild the whole thing. Whether you have one bad deck board to replace or…
Easy Deck Inspection and Deck Repair Tips
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How to Revive a Deck
Make your weathered old deck look like new. We'll show you the whole refinishing process, with expert tips on how to handle tough spots…
How to Buy Deck Lumber
Choosing good lumber will make your deck look better, last longer and go together faster. These 10 tips that will help you choose better…
10 Amazing, Inspirational Decks
A deck is a private place where you can enjoy nature, gather friends and family, or escape with a good book. If you're going to build a new deck…
How to Shade Your Deck or Patio with a DIY Awning
Deck too hot? Learn about shade solutions for your deck or patio, from large canopies and a patio awning to a DIY awning and shade alternatives…
Flashing a Deck Ledger Board on Vinyl Siding
Attaching a deck ledger board to a vinyl-sided house requires a few extra trim pieces to keep water from leaking behind the siding. Here's…
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 some work. After all, it spends 365 days a year exposed to the…
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 Wheelchair Ramp
If you have a family member or friend with mobility challenges or you’re dealing with one yourself, installing a wheelchair ramp can…
Can You Stain Pressure-Treated Wood?
Just because you used pressure-treated lumber doesn’t mean your outdoor project has to stay green. Not only can you can stain treated…