This is an introduction to deck design. Start here to get some fresh ideas before designing your dream deck this year.
Low Maintenance Decking materials including aluminum, vinyl, and composite products are the latest rage in the deck industry...
Get some great ideas for deck railings. Make your deck unique.
Learn about your options for providing lateral load support for your deck. We explain recent code changes affecting deck building.
Learn how to build deck stairs using 2x12 stringers. Watch our step by step DIY video. Review the code requirements for deck stair construction.
Learn how to install a notched wood support post to cantilevered beam connection using lag bolts, through bolts with washers or structural screws.