covering a deck is a great way to increase the value of your home and allow you to use it regardless of the weather conditions. covered porch and deck va state park lod cc by 2.0 by vastateparksstaff
how to build a deck: part 2 deck layouts 02 marking deck height cont. 03 next, measure down the thickness of the decking and the width of the joists. this will give you a height for the top of your beams. 04 snap a level line on the house. well use this mark to install a ledger below
the first step in building a deck is smart planning and design. watch to learn how to get started and the tips and tricks that will help you build a great deck. full project details on seven trusts.com
traditional wood decks have a lifespan of 10 to 15 years. composite decking, which is more expensive, is weather, insect, and rot resistant, making it last for 25 to 30 years or longer. we offer a variety of decking options to finish your deck the way you want it. depending on your personal taste and budget, the options are virtually endless.
02 how to build a deck: part 1 designing a deck designing a deck cont. 03 locate your deck. decide whether your deck will be accessed directly from a house exit or will be located away from the house. - a detached or freestanding deck is supported by two or more beams, depending on its size.
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step 2 - trim and install 2 by 6s for deck covering. these can be left squared, mitered or cut with slight arches on the ends. overhang the width of the deck by approximately 6 to 8 inches or as desired. these boards should be approximately 8 feet above the deck. level each cross-member, attach to the homes frame with the rafter hangers and secure with the 3 to 4 inch weather treated deck screws.
the tufdek system is a tough synthetic rubberized deck coating that is easily applied with a paint roller. when applied to plywood it becomes an attractive, non-skid, waterproof surface that is both durable and long lasting.
maybe you just bought a new home. maybe you've lived in your house for years. but if your deck looks like it's seen better day and needs an update to whip it back in shape, that doesn't necessarily mean you have to tear down and replace it.