Spacing deck facia on wood strips avoids conflicts with bolt heads.
Shiny new deck rails can get scuffed during installation. Here's how to buff a scuff and the railing look like new.
Why rehabbing a deck often means tearing it to the ground first
Starborn adapts their SmartBit system and specially designed screws to make PVC and composite deck facia board installation easy and attractive while permitting the boards to expand and contract freely.
A cautionary tale of three post bases that look very similar, but which perform very differently.
How many stair risers trigger the handrail requirement? 2, 3, 4 or more? And when might you be required to install a guardrail but not need a handrail?
Retrofitting decks with lateral load connections is made simple with new code detail and hardware.
The IRC only permits ledgers to be spaced ½ in. away from the wall when using ½ in. through-bolts. Now there are avenues you can follow to use structural screws.…
Sanding a deck prior to finishing has some advantages over using chemical cleaners and a pressure washer.
Eleven major deck-building sins to avoid.
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