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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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Use a triangle to keep things square.
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<strong>Tip 7: Use a Triangle to Make a Square</strong>

Once the ledger boards are attached to the house, typically there will be a girder, which is going to run parallel to the ledger board. Make it square by using a 3-4-5 triangle.

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