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Retrofitting Wood Railing With A Composite Drink Rail and Aluminum Balusters

I'm currently in the process of upgrading my existing deck. It has 8 foot rail sections with 4x4 posts on each end. In the middle it has 2x4s with wooden

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Ledger Board on Brick and Sloping a Deck in corner of house

I would like to build a 11' x 11' deck in corner of the house. I have two questions. 1) The house is double brick. Can I use ledger plates on the two

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Where does the Ontario building code set out the allowable height for freestanding decks?

I would like to use the titan anchor for a free standing deck. You mention lots of familiarity with the OBC and also deck heights up to 6'. I have been

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Reinforcing existing ground level deck moving down slope

I have a deck that's settled and moved about an inch and a half laterally over the past 2 years. It's a ground level deck built on a slope and it's moved

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Dark Stains On Deck - Not mold

I own a carpet cleaning business. I cleaned this house about a week ago and today I received an email saying that I put theses stains on her deck. Not

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Can someone help me tell the difference between ipe and cumaru

I am a homeowner who contracted a guy to do build a 16x40 foot deck using ipe decking. The deck is almost done but the ipe doesn't look like what was

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Maximum Deck Size Area For Free Standing Deck

Is there a limit to the size of a floating deck I can build using the Titan Deck Foot anchoring system? Editor's Comments The IRC has a provision in Section

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Titan 4x4 Post Anchor Maximum Post Height

I plan on building a 6' horizontal privacy fence on top of my 5' retaining wall and I would like to use the Titan 4x4 post anchor with 4x4 redwood posts.

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6x6 Titan Post Anchor on Concrete For Patio Cover

Over my (outside) patio I am going to install a cover, extending 9 horizontal feet from the (outside) wall of my house. The length of the cover will be

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Hanging a Heavy Gate Using Titan Post Anchor

Does anyone know if the 4x4 Titan Post Anchor is strong enough to keep a post straight with at 60lb gate attached to it? Editor's Comments The 4x4 post

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