Building Decks: Material Choices and Framing Details
Get your deck off to a good start
Download these two free chapters from the For Pros, By Pros book Building Decks, and get started on your next outdoor project. The first chapter shows how to get a solid, durable connection between your home and your new deck. The second chapter helps you to choose the decking that’s right for you.
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See the best way to get a solid, rot-resistant connection between your house and your new deck.
Get the info you need to choose the right decking materials
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