A board-by-board guide to renovating the best room of your home.
From thorough cleaning to re-decking, here’s a look at how to breathe new life into an old deck.
Install a Plastic Rail System with the Strength of Concrete
Attention to Detail: Add both form and function to the outdoor living space.
How to build a deck over an existing patio slab with low clearance.
Forget string and batter boards. Use the deck’s bandboards—and a cantilever beam—for fast layout and framing.
Decks are among the most popular home-improvement projects, and a smart grasp of the basics is crucial to construction.
Rigid plastic footing forms are new alternatives to conventional forming methods for concrete pier footings. These types of piers are quicker and less expensive to install. The installation for the rigid plastic footing forms is similar to that for conventionally wooden formed footings, but with fewer steps and without the labor and resources necessary to construct wooden form. […]
The Perfect Spot for Relaxing Outdoors
Decks are such a hot item for today’s home. There seems to be no limit to the new innovations, helpful accessories and decorative accents that are hitting store shelves. Here’s a look at a few of the latest. Hidden Deck Fasteners One popular trend for today’s decks is the use of “invisible” fasteners that eliminate any noticeable trace of […]