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How to Design a Deck The Best Deck Styles for Every Part of the Country Deck taste and styles in the US differ across the country. Check out these popular looks from every region.
How to Design a Deck Selecting The Best Composite Decking Color For Your Home There are many composite decking color options. How do you select the right one for you?
How to Design a Deck 10 Tips For Designing A Great Deck This is an introduction to design. Start here to get some fresh ideas before designing your dream deck this year.
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Decking Removal How to Demolish & Remove a Deck At some point, it might become necessary to remove an old deck, due to age or condition. Learn more about what's involved in a deck demolition and removal project.
Decking Installation Deck Patterns, Layouts & Design Ideas Installing your decking at a 45-degree angle is a popular style for decks. This can be done to reduce decking seams or just for appearance.
Decking Installation How to Install a Picture Frame Deck Edge Install a picture frame or perimeter board to finish the edge of your deck with style.
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Repairs How To Fix Loose Deck Railing and Prevent Wobbly Banisters for Years Learn how to fix a loose outdoor railing on your deck to avoid future damage.
Repairs How to Restore & Refinish a Deck Decks need maintenance. A twice-yearly cleaning is needed at a minimum. But wood decks—even with good upkeep—can still warp, rot, or get termites. Plus, no stain or paint job lasts forever. Fortunately, you can reset the clock by restoring your deck and refinishing it.
Deck Cleaning Pressure Washer Buying Guide When it comes to cleaning your deck, it's important to choose the right pressure washer. Use this pressure washer buying guide from Decks.com to help with your decision!