Decks

Quicker Stair Stringer Support

Pylex screw piles can be installed by hand, and might let you skip the concrete. More

Posted on
Simplified Cable Railing System

Rather than drilling holes through posts, try installing these brackets. More

Posted on
Luxury Composite Decking

Trex Signature composite decking is the company's premium product. More

Posted on
Composite and Aluminum Railing

Both the composite and aluminum railing lines from MoistureShield promise moisture... More

Posted on
Should We Be Building Decks With Oversized Framing?

Mike Guertin says that “up-sizing” deck joists so that they exceed code... More

Tags: Framing, IRC, Decks
Hardscaping a Backyard

Deck builders already have most of the skills needed to pour concrete slabs and... More

Right-Sizing Deck Joists

Mike Guertin deciphers the ‘Maximum Deck Joist Span’ table in the 2021 IRC. More

Posted on
GuardDog Exterior Wood Screws

Approved for use with ACQ and CA-B, as well as cedar and redwood. More

RSS
Close X