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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 16. Low-Level Deck Footings (00:53)

    Paul explains how low-level footings help with drainage.

  2. 17. Focal Point Deck Staircase (00:34)

    Paul shows a funky focal point of a staircase being attached to a deck.

  3. 18. Deck Planning and Design 101 (02:45)

    Create your own comprehensive plan before you start building a deck.

  4. 19. Best Water Sealing for Decks (02:03)

    To properly protect a deck, consider applying water sealer or a stain.

  5. 20. Episode 6 Deck Time Lapse (00:37)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 6 being built in 37 seconds.

  6. 21. Natural Deck (04:33)

    Explore the wonderful world of deck options.

  7. 22. Deck-Building Tools (02:23)

    Brad Staggs covers consumer info on deck-building accessories.

  8. 23. Precise Deck Board Spacing (01:21)

    Find out how to space the deck boards properly for optimal drainage.

  9. 24. Making a Deck With Low Curves (03:58)

    Paul's design optimizes a large, empty yard and creates a relaxing space.

  10. 25. Getting Started on a Deck

    From the plan drawings to the joists, what you do at the beginning when building a deck can make a difference in both the ease in compl...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 26. Deck Basics and Terminology (01:30)

    Learn the basics of deck construction along with its terminology.

  12. 27. Compacting Sand (00:38)

    Why tamp down sand when you're building a deck? Paul explains.

  13. 28. How to Build a Deck Staircase

    With the flooring in place, you can build the staircase for your deck.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  14. 29. How to Install a Deck Floor

    The DIY to the Rescue team shows how to install flooring for a deck.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 30. Lattice Tip (00:39)

    Paul shares a surprising (and logical) tip for working with lattice panels.

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