Top 5 Deck-Building Tips
Reader Tips and Tricks for Building Better Decks
While we pride ourselves on delivering up-to-date information on home building and remodeling that you can trust, one of the best sources of great building knowledge just so happens to be none other than you, the reader. Your everyday real-world experience out there in the field provides tricks and tips that help get the job done, so we love receiving and passing these tips along to the professional building community. Below are five of our favorite deck building tips that are sure to help you build a better deck.
In the construction business, time is money. This reader’s tip is designed to save a solid day.
This reader developed this tip to help him nail baluster spacing. See if it will work for you.
Frustration and a desire for perfection led this reader to trying out a new technique for fitting boards around deck posts.
This deck builder found a way to help reduce waste and alleviate environmental concerns with extra pressure-treated lumber.
You’re probably not building a deck from wood harvested on site, but this pro’s crew found a tool used for taking trees down was also handy to have on hand when building a deck.