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Post longevity: Concrete, below frostline (varies with where you are), with a footing, reinforced with steel rebar kept 2" from the face of the concrete. Use brackets or pads to keep wood from touching concrete aboveground. Hole: Cheap, or Lazy? Chea
Now that our pool is getting near completion, we've started to think about planting 4 trees in the backyard (along with other landscaping). Because of the surrounding houses, I'd like to place the trees in specific spots for privacy, especially from
Joists are the repeated structural members that are used to build a deck frame. The minimum size joist to be used in deck construction is not a stand-alone consideration, and is related to the number of footings and beams that will be installed. In g
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I'm palm sanding (quarter sheet) flaking/chipped paint from exterior hardwood siding I want to preserve. I read some hints here, but I'm seeking any other labor-saving hints - this job is tedious. Here's the best of my knowledge so far: First scrape
Your instincts are right. Do not bury the wood post!! We always use either a 6 or 8 inch Sonotube filled to slightly above grade or a 36 or 48 inch precast porch post. If you decide to use the tubes, here is a little trick: when you start filling the
I am expanding the deck that goes very far (35 x 48 feet ~ 1000 sqft). So I am pretty sure the further end will not perfectly parallel to the house. It could be 1-2 inch off from one end to the other end
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You don't want to completely seal up the spaces in between your boards. As @joncon said in his answer, that kind of coating won't last very long because the boards expand and contract with the seasons. You also don't want to do this because the deck
Joist hangers can be used anywhere you need to strengthen a load bearing connection. Joist hangers use face mount attachments to fasten joists to ledger boards and beams. You can buy joist hangers for different size lumber