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  1. 31. Trimming a Deck in White (03:48)

    White trim adds sleek, clean lines to a multipurpose outdoor living space.

  2. 32. Build a Recycled-Wood Table (00:01:00)

    Ahmed shows how to recycle old wooden decking into a picnic table.

  3. 33. Installing Deck Railing (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing deck railing.

  4. 34. Outdoor Zen Den (03:50)

    Two busy gardeners get an outdoor "zen den" for relaxing and entertaining.

  5. 35. Compacting Sand (00:38)

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

  6. 36. How to Construct a Deck Perimeter

    With the support posts anchored in dried concrete, the next step in the project is constructing the deck perimeter.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 37. Porch Preservation (00:24)

    Try this trick to help get water sealer into even small gaps on your porch.

  8. 38. How to Build an Extension to Your Deck

    You can enhance your outdoor living space by adding onto an existing deck.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5,000 - $10,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 39. Precise Deck Board Spacing (01:21)

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

  10. 40. Fencepost Hole Essentials (00:60)

    Ahmed Hassan shows how to dig and fill holes for proper post placement.

  11. 41. Replacing a Waterfront Deck (03:48)

    Paul and the crew repair, replace and redesign a welcoming waterfront deck.

  12. 42. Tips for Cleaning and Repairing a Deck

    DIY Network takes a look at some of the things needed to clean and repair your deck.

  13. 43. Composite Wood Basics

    DIY Network shows the benefits of using composite wood vs. real wood.

  14. 44. Green Solution: Recycled Plastic Lawn Furniture and Composite Decking

    DIY Network's Carter Oosterhouse uses recycled furniture and earth-friendly building materials in a backyard update.

  15. 45. Decks Joists and Center Beam (00:34)

    Get in-depth information about joists, beams and the support posts.

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