A real 2D perspective sketch gives you a realistic view of the structure of your deck.
And with an embedded link to our Free Stair Calculator tool in each plan and the included stair drawing details, you can customize and place stairs wherever you wish with ease.
Post and footings located based on accepted beam and joist spans as recommended by the American Wood Council.
If your soil conditions vary, you can easily modify the layout using our embedded link in each plan for our Free Footing Calculator.
A comprehensive joist layout with beam and footing placement and overhang determined exactly for each of the deck plans sizes available.
Bring it all together with a very detailed layout showing decking board orientation, joist and beam, footing and railing post layout.
All deck plans include very detailed drawings with full notation on footings, piers and the all important post to concrete connection for safety and longevity.
As you may know, ledger connected decks - if you choose to build that way - have to be built right. This is an emerging area of debate among the industry.
You will get the latest prescriptive recommendations as set out by the American Wood Council for you safety.
To help you execute your plan, you will get a helpful tip once a week for several weeks on some of the most critical aspects of construction.
Short and sweet. Just to help.
Like a mini deck building course.
And then about 3 times a year you will receive the INSIDER update on things happening in the industry or advancements in building methods. So you will never be bombarded.
Just helping you along the way to a successful project!
If you are new to construction, it doesn't get any more clear than this. You can easily follow these and succeed your first crack at the bat!
The choice is yours. If you have a knack for design, try drafting your own. We have a great article on how to draft your own plans,
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