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Go From an Old Deck to New in 4 Steps | This Old HouseFor the Johnsons' deck, Graf used galvanized ring-shanked nails when he replaced a few damaged boards. "Screws don't pop like nails, " he says "but we want the new boards to match the rest of the deck." Tip: If you need to rip replacement decking to match existing boards, use a tablesaw. Ease the sawn edge using a router fitted with a -inch roundover bit. Carefully inspect railings and decking for loose wood. "No one likes to catch a 2-in.-long splinter on the hand or foot," Graf says ...

Adding a Bench Seat to an existing deck | DIY | Pinterest | Bench ...Dream deck Plans. Diy deckdeck PergolaCedar PergolaBackyard decksdeck PatioCorner PergolaPergola PlansGazebowood decks. HowTo plan and construct small wood deck with composite decking, cantilevered seating nooks, a cedar pergola, custom railing, cascading stairsall illustrated with easy-to-understand construction details. includes locating footing holes accurately with ...

10 Easy-to-Install Decking Tiles - Better Homes and GardensWhen wood decking won't do, try something a little harder. Stonedeck tiles give the look of patio pavers without having to uproot your existing deck. The tiles are designed to replace elevated wood decks. The panels connect through an interl

Decking Materials | This Old HouseThe original and still most common decking choice, wood is natural, strong, easy to install and feels good under bare feet. But it also requires an annual cleaning and can rot, splinter, and warp. Even though all wood naturally weathers to a gray color, it should be cleaned and re-stained every two to three years to keep it looking its best. Pressure Treated wood: Lasting about 15 years, this is the least expensive and most common type of decking. Most pressure-treated wood is made ...

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Read This Before You Build Your Deck | This Old Housepressure treated wood decking material. View as slideshow. Photo by John David Becker/Time Inc. Digital Studio. If you want easy-care decking, choose manufactured boards; if looks trump all, opt for wood. Use our cheat sheet to help pick what's right for you. Pressure-Treated wood Pros: Easy to work with. Takes stains and waterproofing easily. Cons: Will corrode unprotected metal fasteners and connectors. Boards can warp and crack. Requires frequent cleaning, resealing, and ...

How To Extend An Existing Deck, Expand An Old Deck, Make A ...How To Build A Beautiful Platform deck In A Weekend. Diy deckBackyard decksPool decksdeck PatioPlatform deckdeck Building Planswooden decksOutdoor ProjectsPatio Ideas. Create a polished outdoor space for entertaining by building a basic DIY platform deck in your own backyard ...

Rebuild An Old Deck With New Decking And Railings | Family ...You've probably noticed if your deck footings have heaved above grade because the deck will appear warped (sometimes only during the winter). That's a sign of too-shallow footings. If so, replace them with deeper ones. Usually you can dig and pour new ones directly next to the old ones rather than ripping out the old footings, which is a brutal job. 2. wood condition. Examine your posts and other framing members to see if they're made of treated lumber or not. Treated wood, the ...

Tips for Rebuilding an Existing Deck | DoItYourself.comdeck rebuilds are always more extensive than initially expected, but it doesn't mean you should avoid the project. Plan the structural design to accommodate the desired tread materials (composite or wood, pine, pressure-treated, or cedar). Different materials may require different on-center support spans, which may change the size and quantity of lumber for joists or beams. In addition, some amount of material optimization is recommended because one free delivery from the lumber ...

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