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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 31. Deck Maintenance (02:37)

    Brad Staggs shares three key tips for keeping a wood deck in great shape.

  2. 32. Ledger Board Basics (01:37)

    Learn the tricks of the trade for leveling and installing the ledger board.

  3. 33. The Grown-up Deck (20:01)

    Paul gives Kim and Brad the "more" they wanted in their backyard.

  4. 34. Setting Deck Support Posts (01:39)

    Tips for installing the support posts and steel post anchors.

  5. 35. Limestone Around Deck Footings (00:26)

    Paul explains why crushed stone is placed around foortings.

  6. 36. Installing Deck Flashing (01:20)

    See how to install flashing around the perimeter of the deck.

  7. 37. Compacting Sand (00:38)

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

  8. 38. Natural Deck (04:33)

    Explore the wonderful world of deck options.

  9. 39. How to Add a Deck to the Home

    A deck addition expands your outdoor living space and could increase your home's resale value.

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

    Learn the basics of deck construction along with its terminology.

  11. 41. Deck Face-Lift and Staircase (07:26)

    Update a deck with safer railing and a new staircase down to the yard.

  12. 42. Driving System (00:55)

    With the Simpson Strong Tie, building a deck won't be a pain in the neck.

  13. 43. Waterfall Deck (01:15)

    Explore a unique deck with a two-story waterfall feature.

  14. 44. How to Apply Blocking to Decks (00:46)

    Why you should consider adding blocking before installing the decking.

  15. 45. Best Stairway Construction (01:20)

    Take a look at some of the challenges of fabricating a solid stairway.

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