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Featured Deck Design Articles
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How to Design a Deck Best House and Deck Color Combinations Whether you’re adding a deck to your home, repainting your deck, or refreshing the exterior of your home, it’s important to consider all the different design choices you have available to you, so you can choose one that makes your neighbors do a double take (in a good way!)
How to Design a Deck Space Planning Learn how to design a deck to provide enough space for your furniture and different uses.
How to Design a Deck Grey Composite Decking Ideas & Images Get inspired by our collection of grey composite decking ideas and images. Find the best grey deck designs to fit your home and personal style with Decks.com.
Featured Deck Building Articles
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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 Best 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.
Decking Installation Dos & Don'ts for Homeowners to Consider When Building a Deck Your dream deck can take whatever shape you like. The trick is making it fit your budget and site conditions. While the deck doesn’t have to be built as a rectangle, there could be good reasons for doing just that.
Featured Deck Care Articles
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Repairs Composite Deck Repair: How to Remove Scuffs and Scratches from Composite Decking Removing scuffs and scratches can help make your composite deck look like new. Learn how to fix and prevent your composite deck from future scratches.
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 Maintenance Deck Maintenance & Care Checklist for DIYers Wondering how to best care for your deck? Download our comprehensive deck maintenance checklist to ensure your deck is safe and lasts for years at Decks.com.