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FeaturesBest Outdoor Fans
February 10, 2023
Keeping your deck cooler and keeping bugs away can be made easier with an outdoor fan. Find out which outdoor fan is right for you.
Written By: Decks.com Team
FeaturesBest Deck Grill Mats
January 27, 2023
Deck grill mats are a great way to protect your deck from food spills and stains. Check out these top grill mats for your deck.
Features10 Best Outdoor Tables for Your Patio or Deck
December 27, 2022
A good outdoor table is essential for your patio, from barbecues to birthdays. Check out our list of best outdoor tables.
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How To Articles
ConcreteCutting a Concrete Pad
Learn how to use a concrete saw to cut a hole in a patio slab to install a deck footing.
Decking InstallationBest Hidden Fasteners for Decking
Hidden fasteners create a clean deck surface and can be used with composite, wood and other materials. Learn about hidden deck fasteners at Decks.com.
Deck FramingBuilding a Balcony Deck
Learn information about balcony decks that use cantilevered joists that attach to house floor truss systems.