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HOW TO design, PLAN & Build DECKs that impress

LOTS OF DECK PLANS TO GET YOU STARTED

Choose from many deck plans to get you started. Get inspired by our designs and get code compliant construction tips and techniques.  It's your road map to success.

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A HOT TUB DECK DESIGN SHOULD BE ENGINEERED TO STAND UP

With 8,000 lbs of hot water and the extra weight of people in your hot tub, your deck design had better be engineered to stand up to the test or it could be disastrous.

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BUILDING AND DESIGNING ABOVE GROUND POOL DECKS

See how one builder designed his above ground pool deck to last and some building tips  that are sure to help as you design and plan your project. 

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HOW TO BUILD A DECK

Deck Building Code

DECK LOAD CAPACITY AND TRIBUTARY AREA: HOW THEY RELATE

What load can your deck support? How many footings and how large? Calculate exactly how much weight will be imposed on each footing with this know how. 

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Deck Footings & Foundations

FASTER, EASIER OPTIONS FOR DECK FOUNDATIONS

It takes a lot of work, effort and money to install traditional concrete deck foundations - or footings - not to mention time waiting for concrete to cure. Tips to help:

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Deck Railing

​​​​​​​DECK RAILING HEIGHT DIAGRAMS FOR THE USA & CANADA

Use these quick reference illustrations to know when a railing is required, what height it must be including other important dimensions. Start off on the right foot. 

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Calculators For Deck Materials

Deck Footing Calculator

Our most popular calculator shows you how to determine the number and size of footings you will need so you will never overload your soil. 

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Joist Span Calculator

The proper deck joist span for your deck should be known before you start building and is needed to draft your deck plan.

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Baluster Calculator

This handy baluster calculator tells you how many balusters or pickets you will need for the deck railing you are planning to build. 

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EXPERT BUILDING ARTICLES

Deck Stairs

ATTACHING STAIRS TO A DECK

The final stage in building your deck is likely going to be when you connect the stairs to the deck.

Here are the various ways in which you can attach them to your deck. 

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Deck Materials

BAMBOO DECKING FOR DECKS, SIDING AND MORE HAS ARRIVED

Exterior grade bamboo is now available - and with a 20 year limited warranty.

Get a better idea on the future of bamboo decking in the residential deck world and how it compares to other materials. 

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Decking Footings & Foundation

​​​​​​​FIVE WAYS TO BUILD DECK FOOTINGS THAT LAST

If you dig too shallow and not wide enough the pier can be pushed up with frost heave. If your footing width and depth are proportioned wrong it can crack and break apart.

Don't let this happen to your deck.

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I built a deck for my son earlier this summer in Columbus, Ohio using your Deck Foot product. I LOVE the Titan Deck Footers.  And they were every bit as easy to install as your videos indicate, and the deck is perfectly level and solid. I'm a believer!

Rusty Allen, Columbus, OH, US 


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Hello, we used the Titan 4x4 Post Anchor and skirts. They were very easy to use and we love the finished look of our deck. The railing is very sturdy and very attractive. We would recommend these products to our friends and family. 

Gerry Rowlands 

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