Decks

  • Deck Railing Designs
    Far too often deck railing designs are little more than a couple of 2X4s spanning the distance between posts and 2X2 balusters nailed to them. The design and construction is simple, yet the look is b....
  • Decking Materials
    Once upon a time, all decking materials were wood, period. They were usually pine and required annual painting to prevent rot and weather related problems. Admittedly, the corner house on Elm Street....
  • Deck Railing Plans
    Deck railing plans are an essential step in the process of building a deck. With them you will have sturdy posts upon which to attach the railings. Without them and you will find yourself trying to ....
  • Wooden Decks
    Properly constructed and maintained wooden decks can add both beauty and value to most homes. They provide an inviting space in which to spend time in the great outdoors, while providing many of the ....
  • Deck Railing Installation
    Depending on your design, deck railing installation can be simple or complicated. The most basic technique is to simply nail or screw the railings to the outside of the posts. Then you would attach ....
  • Deck Kits
    Many home centers offer deck kits for the homeowners that want to build a deck but aren't all that sure of their sawing skills. They come with everything you could need for standard sized decks and r....
  • Wood Deck Railing
    A wood deck railing can be a thing of beauty if properly installed and maintained. It can also be a cause of splinters and ugliness if not installed properly or maintained periodically. Proper plann....
  • Wood Deck Plans
    Wood deck plans can make your backyard project a success. You will know exactly how much wood to buy, exactly which type and how many fasteners are required, and approximately how many pounds of nail....
  • Deck Railing Parts
    There really aren't a lot of deck railing parts per se. Basically, there are the railings themselves, balusters, posts, and connectors of some kind. That's it! While it sounds quite simple, and act....
  • Wood Deck Design
    A good wood deck design will incorporate all of the same design elements present inside the home itself. It will feature traffic patterns that have been thought out and accommodated to provide a bala....