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More stories about Decks

  • Reprieve for Dying Decks

    UDF-21 Deck Resurfacer polymer coating fills cracks, locks down splinters, and cures to form a textured, slip-resistant surface that's nearly maintenance-free.

  • Letters

    New deck code is confusing; quick drywall patches; facing the future; finding a thermographer; importance of builder eduction

  • Waterproofing Membrane for Deck and Fence Posts

    Self-adhesive wrap applied to below-grade section is designed to preventag rot.

  • Improved Deck Ledger Flashing

    Locks over edge of the first decking board; diverts water and debris.

  • Builder Pays $1 Million to Settle Deck Collapse Suit

    Ledger was fastened with nails, not lag screws.

  • Rotproof Brackets

    What to do when wooden brackets have seen better days.

  • If Time Is Money, How Can I Control the Clock?

    Knowing how many jobs you need to complete and collect for on a monthly and quarterly basis is critical to meeting the financial goals you set for the period. But how do you know on a week-by-week — or even day-by-day — basis whether your jobs are moving you toward the goal line?

  • Beachside Storage Shed

    Forget the 5,000-square-foot beach house just out of sight in the photos.

  • Are Frost Stripes Cause for Concern?

    Last year we completed a SIP roof deck using two kinds of panels. Some were the standard OSB-foam sandwich panels, and some had prefinished T & G pine ceiling boards attached to the bottom. During installation, we noticed a small gap between the panels with the attached T & G ceiling, because the...

  • Extreme Temperature Formula Low-VOC Subfloor And Deck Construction Adhesive

    Liquid Nails’ new Extreme Temperature Formula low-VOC subfloor and deck construction adhesive can be gunned by hand at temperatures down to 22°F, and will stick to wet, frozen, and treated lumber readily and won’t dissolve foams and plastics.