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Deck Railing 101

When people first look at a deck the first thing they will notice is the type of railing you have. You can spend hours customizing your own railing or you can save yourself time and effort by choosing a manufactured rail. Benefits of Manufactured Rails...
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Part 3: Designing a Deck

Want a good way to spruce up your back yard while adding value to your home? Then adding a deck is the perfect solution for you. Before you start shopping for the best accessories and appliances for your deck you should stop and take a moment to plan...
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Part 2: Designing a Deck

Transforming your backyard into an outdoor living space is a growing trend among many homeowners. It is a simple way to increase the value of your home while also providing added entertainment for you and your family to enjoy. If you are planning on adding...
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Part 1: Designing a Deck

Everyone knows that a deck is not something that you can just build and leave alone. It requires time, dedication and a lot of energy to design and maintain and the more effort you put into the greater your reward will be with this new addition to your...
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What You Need to Know About Decks Part 2

When you are planning and building your deck a lot of consideration should go into designing the deck of your dreams. Once you begin designing your deck you will need to determine what your budget is, what material you want to use, the area of your yard...
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What You Need to Know About Decks Part 1

Deciding to expand your living area by adding on a deck is a common American tradition. No matter if you plan to hire a professional or do it yourself the key to a successful deck is all in the design. Picking the right materials for your budget, climate...
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Should You Apply Sealant to a Wooden Deck?

Whether or not you should apply sealant to a wooden deck all depends on the type of wood you plan on using. Avoid wasting your time applying a sealant to wood that won’t accept it by researching the type of wood you are using. What Do Sealers Do? Sealing...
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Four Types of Wood You Can Use for Decks

Four Types of Wood You Can Use for Decks Since many decks are subject to a lot of elements like foot traffic, pets, appliances and the weather they must be strong and durable enough to sustain all of them. Many homeowners are surprised when they begin...
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Tips on How to Keep Your Deck Maintained

Decks are perfect for a number of occasions like hosting parties, family get-together s and even for things as simple as brunch. Sadly, they do not clean or maintain themselves and no one wants to invite company over to an unmaintained deck just like...
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Great Uses for Aluminum When Building Your Deck

Widely used in both residential and commercial construction projects aluminum is lightweight, weather resistant, strong and best of all eco-friendly. Aluminum has recently seen a new use as material for outdoor decking which offers homeowners a whole...
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