This article series discuss best porch & deck construction practices, including choice of framing materials, decking or flooring choices & installation, how to select
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of wood decking vs. composite and vinyl manufactured decking materials. Watch a video on how to install
Most deck boards are relatively straight and easy to lay, but there are always a few that need a little extra coaxing. Start on one end of bent boards and straighten
Installing New Deck Boards Over a Solid, Existing Frame edges with a floor scraper both to test their condition and to prepare them for the new deck boards.
It is important to install deck screws correctly to ensure the beauty and tell as there will be an obvious skewed pattern of the screws on top of the deck floor.
The deck shown here features a pressure-treated floor frame that's supported by a ledger .. Tom Silva shows Kevin O'Connor how to install mahogany decking.
Laying a wooden deck is not as difficult as many believe. It's simply a series of individual boards installed perpendicular to the deck's floor joists. Typical deck
Sep 29, 2017 Look for topside installation. Some hidden fasteners are installed on the bottom of the deck boards. This is a problem for decks that are high in
There are a couple of extra steps I take for porch flooring that I usually do not take for deck floors. When installing tongue-and-groove or shiplap porch flooring,
Apr 28, 2013 How to lay out, place, & secure decking: the deck flooring. We describe how to lay out and fasten deck boards to the deck floor joist structure