Step-by-Step Instructions for Building a Deck
Ready to start building the deck of your dreams? We’ve collected the resources you’ll need to plan, budget, design, and build.
Planning Your New Deck
From calculating the cost of your new deck to making sure it complies with building codes, gathering the information you need can make for a much smoother process. Not sure where to start? Get Inspired with free downloadable deck...
Foundation, Posts and Framing
From designing your deck to making it a reality, take the information you gathered from the planning stages and start laying a firm foundation for your deck. Learn more about installing deck footings, posts, and framings.
Decking, Railings and Stairs
With your foundation in place, here's where your deck will really begin to take shape! Get tips for laying decking boards, how to install railings, and building stairs. You're one step closer to enjoying a brand new deck.
Maintaining & Enjoying Your Deck
Once your deck is complete, discover how to properly clean and maintain it in order to get the most use out of your deck for years to come.