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Deck construction

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Author: Bruce A. Barker | Publisher: Cool Springs Press | Publication Date: June 05, 2017 | Number of Pages: 128 pages | Language: English | Binding: Paperback | ISBN-10: 1591866855 | ISBN-13: 9781591866855

Bruce Barker, one of the country's leading authorities on building codes, has turned his eye toward one of his favorite subjects: building decks. Although it's one of the most popular DIY building projects, just about every deck built in the past decade (by pros as well as homeowners) falls short of current codes. In BLACK+DECKER Deck Codes & Standards Barker zeroes in on the main areas of concern and shows accurately and precisely how to design and build it right. Given that every year in…

Fastening joists to ginder

This diy article is about how to build a deck step by step. Building a deck is easy if you use the right plans, tools and techniques and follow our instructions.

Attaching Deck Railings to Posts | Building Advisor

Leaning against a deck railing exerts a large force at the bottom of the railing posts. To build a safe railing, follow these guidelines based on the latest building codes and best building practices.

Building A Code Compliant Deck - Deck Building Code Approved

The latest building codes require decks supported by a house to be built with a “positive attachment” to resist lateral loads

If you use these deck building tricks during the initial build, you’ll find yourself with a sturdy backyard oasis for a long, long time.

Want to avoid deck decay and enjoy your outdoor space for the rest of your days? If you use these deck building tricks during the initial build, you’ll find yourself with a sturdy backyard oasis for a long, long time.

Terminology of decks

A deck is essentially an outdoor floor supported by a frame, posts, and footings secured in the ground; assembled in stages; and built from the ground up. The following terms define all of the important components of a typical deck.

Learn what factors determine the maximum joist cantilever overhang that is allowed for a deck.

Looking to add an extra level of intrigue and beauty to your backyard deck? Consider building a cantilever deck. A cantilever deck is a great way to expand your outdoor living space and take advantage of views that would be unavailable with a...

Watch popular Deck construction videos

The full video in the link shows you a step by step guide in creating a low profile deck from beginning to end. Ben wanted to have a wrap around deck in his backyard, and so he used TuffBlocks for their unique low profile design. We hope this gives you deck design ideas for diy builders who want to transform their garden.
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Use TuffBlocks as an intermediary support on your next deck build.