If your deck violates the building code, why has it not fallen down? There are several reasons, let’s look at them….
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What is a Cantilever and Why would Your Deck want one?
Cantilevering deck joists allows you to build larger decks at lower cost. They are safe, but you must follow some special rules.
Want to Convert your Deck to a Porch?
Can I convert my back deck to a screened porch? Replace that hot bug magnet with a cool, sheltered outdoor room? Yes, you can — depending on a number of factors.
What is a “freestanding deck” and Why would you want one?
What is a “freestanding” deck? Some freestanding decks stand alone in the yard, but many are right next to a house. What makes a deck truly freestanding is that it is self-supporting….But, why would someone want her deck freestanding?…
Can’t understand your deck contractor? Here’s help
Are you confused about deck construction terms? Don’t know a trellis from lattice? I can help you speak like a contractor. Oh, cross that out. Make it: “Speak to a contractor.”