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Problems With Acrylic Deck Stain Peeling Off Decking Boards

We bought our house in Tacoma, Washington last November. Sometime last year the previous owners painted the deck and I've included a picture of what they

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Ready to Paint Post Options for Treated Lumber Deck

Although I would be satisfied with a treated 4x4 or 6x6 post, I can't paint or stain it right away. How do deck pros provide an immediate deliverable for

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6 Tips to Minimize Deck Board Cupping and Make Your Deck Last Longer

I’ve recently had a large deck built by a professional decking company. Only a few weeks ago we began to notice the boards are cupping and twisting. It

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Wrapping 4x4 Post with 1x6 for Deck Post?

I am building a pressure treated deck and want white painted posts and railing with the look of real wood. I understand 4x4 and especially 6x6 have issues

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Deck blocks or ledger attached deck when building a deck on disturbed soil

What would should one do when building a deck on or over disturbed soil such as back fill? Would it be wise to use a surface resting deck block or a ledger

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5/4 x 6 over existing deck following original pattern or change direction

I have a deck that I want to cover with 5/4 x6 and I'm wondering if I should copy the existing pattern... angle pattern or is it OK to do a more linear

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Need input on a large free standing deck design and roof

Hi folks, totally did not know about this site but just found it.. heh. Please forgive me if I confuse you all and ramble or if I type more than I should.

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Can you use Deck Foot Anchor to support a 6' fence post

I am putting up a 25' cedar fence, can I use these to install 4x4 fence post? Editor's Comments The deck foot anchor is not designed to support fence

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Second story structural question of deck with pergola roof

I have a second story deck that is 17' x 20'with a pergola roof. I am considering converting the roof to another deck level and need some advice if it

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Porch Footings And Position Of Support Post Bracket

The contractor that is building my home poured the porch footings for my front porch and a few of the support post brackets do not line up well with the

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