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How to Design a Deck Deck Remodel Ideas & Inspiration There are lots of reasons to remodel your deck and lots of ways to do it. If your worn-out wood decking needs replacing anyway, give low-maintenance composite deck boards a try.
How to Design a Deck 10 Ideas for Reusing Leftover Decking Boards Have leftover deck boards after building your deck and don’t know what to do with them? Get inspired with 10 ideas for leftover decking from Decks.com.
How to Design a Deck Maximize Your Space with These 8 Under Deck Ideas If you have an elevated deck, maximize the empty space below it with our top under-deck design ideas, from storage to landscaping.
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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 How to Install a Picture Frame Deck Edge Install a picture frame or perimeter board to finish the edge of your deck with style.
Decking Installation How to Install Composite Decking Learn about how to install composite decking. Topics include expansion and contraction issues and hidden fastener systems.
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Repairs Deck Replacement & Repair Costs Whether you’ve decided to tear down and rebuild your deck or if you’re only looking to repair smaller portions, you can find benchmark prices here.
Repairs How to Replace Deck Boards & Repair Your Deck Deck boards can split, rot or come loose over time, but it’s easy to remove and replace deck boards without rebuilding the whole deck. Learn how from the experts at Deck.com.
Deck Cleaning What is Wet Rot and How Do You Treat It? Wet rot occurs when water or high moisture levels cause wood to decay. Learn how to recognize the signs and causes of wet rot and how to treat it.