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10 Things to Know Before Building a Deck

Keep these tips in mind when planning for a new deck.

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<strong>Tip 4: Dig Deep</strong>

The first thing to do is dig and build the pier footings. These are going to support the weight of the deck. Check the building codes in your area to find out how deep you have dig for the footing. It will depend on the frost line in your climate.



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