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James Desantis (1)
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Tim Kidd
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Decks by Dak
Author John Graber
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Graber Outdoors
Trex Pro Aaron Gray
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Custom Deck Solutions LLC
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Bruce and Judy Verblaauw
NJ Decks and Railings
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Mark Petersen
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James DeSantis Outdoor Space
James DeSantis Standing In A Backyard He Designed
Explore James Desantis' Outdoor Space with Decks.com
Step into a world where design meets functionality, transforming your backyard into an extension of your home. Decks.com is proud to present exterior designer James DeSantis' backyard transformation project featuring Trex Transcend® Lineage™ in Carmel. Explore this project and all the details of building an outdoor escape in the busy city of Los Angeles.
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Featured Blog Post
House Front Porch Showing The Railing.
Trex Pro Blog
11 Front Porch Railing Ideas to Add Curb Appeal
If you want to boost your home's curb appeal, check out these front porch railing ideas to inspire your next project.
5 Best Dog Beds For Your Deck
Trex Pro Blog
5 Best Dog Beds for Your Deck: Combining Comfort with Durability
May 08, 2024
Discover the best outdoor dog beds that combine durability with style, perfect for decking areas. Ensure your pet's comfort with waterproof, chew-resistant, and designer options for every outdoor setting.
Celebration Central Beach Deck Gathering
Celebration Central: 8 Deck Design Ideas for Party Hosts
April 04, 2024
To throw the perfect party, you need an outdoor space to host it in. Using these eight party deck design ideas, you can discover the best features to fit your needs and create a design that channels your inner party host.
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How To Articles
Deck Frame Squaring With Carpenters Tools
Deck Framing
4 Tried and True Methods on How to Square a Deck Frame
Discover the secrets to perfectly squaring your deck frame. Our guide simplifies the process, ensuring your deck is flawlessly shaped and structurally sound.
Roll Flashing
Deck Ledger Board
Types of Deck Flashing
Compare stainless steel, copper and vinyl flashing materials for waterproofing your deck ledger board.
Cleaning a deck.
Deck Cleaning
Cleaning A Deck
Follow our step by step instructions for how to clean a deck.
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