Decks & Pergolas Archive

The Way to Totally Seal the Deck to Act as Roof for below Area

You want to use the area below deck, treating the deck as if it is a roof. Actually, roof decks are decks that exist over living areas, a garage, or over an area that acts like a deck that is intended to be waterproof, yet can be walked upon. This is not as simple as [&hellip

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The Easiest Way to Install a Lattice Wall under Your Home Deck

Installing lattice board is an inexpensive way to add a visual impact to your porch or deck. In the same time under deck lattice or attached to your home  also serve as a barrier from animals going under your home and causing damage to walls, wiring, or plumbing. What is Lattice? First of all, lattice [&hellip

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Building Deck Stair Handrails

Most building codes require deck railings for decks that are more than 24 inches off the ground. If stairs exist, then these are considered for adding a railing, with respect to seniors and children. Handrails required on stairways must meet specific guidelines: a)      Guard rails must be provided on the open side of a stair [&hellip

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How to Build a Deck

Deck is the place for your barbecue, lounge, chairs, and the right place for the warm, long summer nights, the place where you can spend memorable hours with your family and friends. Building a deck to sit outside is an attractive option for most North American homeowners. All you need is to be handy with [&hellip

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