An outdoor space can be a true extension of your home but an old deck or patio can be an eyesore. Instead of ripping it out and starting from scratch, install interlocking deck tiles to completely transform the look of your existing deck or patio. No matter what your reasons . . . Read more
Building a deck on a slope can be tricky, but you can easily do it when you know what steps to follow. The disadvantages to building a deck on a slope include the fact that the ground isn’t flat and you won’t be able to build a structure that’s level. . . . Read more
Before you consider hiring a professional builder to help you out with this project, take a look at these tips for getting your deck railings properly installed.
Here are some tips for maintaining your deck railings so they serve you for years to come.
Here are simple cleaning steps for preserving your deck’s beautiful new finish.
As you start planning your new deck space, learn how to install the tiles properly and where you can use them.
If you’ve decided to use composite decking to give your yard an updated look, your next step is to install. Here’s how.
While composite decking does not need much work in the way of maintenance, you should still care for your deck.
Since a new natural wood or composite deck will be a defining feature of your property, you’ve probably thought a lot about how it will impact and improve your outdoor living space. But, have you thought about the factors that will impact the location of your new deck? Installation Considerations . . . Read more
Building a deck? Any construction project calls for some basic tools that make your job easier. This checklist can help you decide whether you can save money on a do-it-yourself effort. If you’re already an accomplished handyman, you may already have many of the tools on this list. If you’re . . . Read more