Deck CPR is a quick and easy way to restore and rescue your deck cheaper than a full replacement. Evaluate the structure, choices of covers.
Are your interior stairs welcoming people with the elegance and style your home deserves, or are they simply saying, “this is how you get upstairs”?
Building stairs can be easy and quite rewarding, understanding some basic building code requirements and following a simple guide can have your project done quickly. This article is one in a series on planning and building an outdoor deck. Outdoor staircases come in many different styles that are specific to the deck style and terrain of the project.
This article on railings is one in a series starting with planning and building a deck. In this 3rd installment you will learn when railings are required, what building codes are important, the types of railings available, some railing terminology and finally we will take you through the steps of building a wood railing.
TV renovation shows have the ability to make building a deck look very easy, what they often overlook is the time and detail involved in planning. Doing it yourself or your hiring a professional planning is directly related to the quality of the finished product. Reading this and subsequent blogs will provide information, no matter what your experience level is, to protect yourself and your investment.