How to build a deck 1 - Your footings will provide a solid foundation for your deck. Concrete footings must be properly sized and installed below the frost line.
How to build a deck 3 - Building a frame will provide the structure for your decking. Learn how to install joists, beams, posts and corrosion resistant hardware.
How to build a deck 5 - Wood rails are composed of posts, rails, balusters and a top cap. Guard rail systems can be installed with glass, cable and vinyl material.
Make your deck unique by using deck lighting. Build a pergola to provide shade for your deck. Learn how to build benches and planters.
Every deck requires maintenance and cleaning or power washing. Always stain or seal your wood deck to prevent sun and water damage.