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Building a Deck
How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp: Wooden Ramp Project
These wheelchair ramp plans will help you to build and install a handicap ramp that's safe and efficient.
Easy Deck Inspection and Deck Repair Tips
14 DIY Deck Add-Ons That are Seriously Cool
Set and Nail Decking Perfectly
How to Build an Under-Deck Roof
Dream Deck Plans
12 Ideas for Lighting Up Your Deck
You've put in the work and now it's time to relax on your deck. When...
How to Build a Deck With Composites
Learn how to build a deck with composites and other rot-resistant materials for beauty and...
Making Deck Posts
Make square cuts, notches and grooves quickly and accurately
How to Build a Solid, Frost-Proof Deck Footing
Prevent frost-heave damage by pouring the concrete right.
How to Choose Composite Decking
The 7 key factors to consider before buying composite decking
Composite Decking Review: NewTechWood
Josh is a huge fan of NewTechWood composite decking for a whole lot of reasons. ...
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.
Attaching a New Deck to a House: The Correct Method
Build a deck that will last
How to Buy Deck Lumber
10 things you need to know about how to buy the good stuff
12 Things You Should Never Do to Your Deck
A backyard deck is a wonderful place to relax or entertain. Make sure you take...
How to Remove Flaking Deck Stain
Make your deck look like new!
How to Refinish a Deck with Acrylic-Based Deck Stain
Refinishing your wood deck with a semi-transparent acrylic-based stain is a great way to protect...
How to Choose a Deck Stain
The right deck stain can bring out the natural beauty of the deck’s wood...
How to Apply Behr Quick Dry Oil Base Wood Finish
Refinishing your deck doesn’t have to take several days if you use a product...
Prepping an Older Deck for Re-Staining
Preparing a deck to accept new stain isn’t difficult because the liquid strippers and...
Choosing the Best Finish for Your Deck
Protect your investment
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Do It Right, Do It Yourself!
The Right (and Wrong) Way to Splice Beams
There’s no sense installing a beam that’s not supported by a post. But...
How to Build Deck Stairs
Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.
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
Outdoor Stair Railing
Tips for making rock-solid stair posts
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