Decks

  • Deck Connectors
    Deck connectors are made to ease installation and build strength into your deck design. There are deck connectors that are specific for railings, stairs, balusters, and even the deck surface itself. ....
  • Building A Deck
    Building a deck can be a great project that will add beauty and functionality to most homes. With a little patience and clear instructions it can also be a great family project. The skill required i....
  • Deck Post Caps
    Deck post caps are the decorative pieces that finish the top of your posts when used to support a railing. Home centers offer 4X4 posts with a variety of finished cut tops, but they tend to split fro....
  • Deck Railing Construction
    If you planned your deck design well, the last thing you will be doing to complete the finished deck is deck railing construction. Proper planning will leave you with posts that support the deck itse....
  • Deck Railings
    Deck railings are both functional and aesthetic, and should be considered before the first post goes into the ground. Far too often, people think of deck railings after they build the deck itself and....
  • 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....
  • Deck Construction
    Depending on the design, deck construction can be an easy backyard project for the weekend warrior or a serious challenge for even the seasoned professional. We've all seen those incredible decks tha....
  • 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 ....
  • 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 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 ....