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DIY Decks | Outdoor Deck Ideas | This Old HouseDecks. Everything you want to know about DIY decks, decking materials, rails, furniture, finishes, safety, repair and more. Photo by Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn. a deck in San Francisco, CA. Give those tired old boards a refreshing makeover in six easy steps ...

How to Install a Cable Deck Railing | This Old Housethis old house general contractor Tom Silva installs a cable railing on a deck in Greenwich Village, New York.

High-Tech Decks | This Old HouseHigh-Tech Decks. Plastic planks that don't crack, rot, or splinter. By Jeanne Huber of this old house magazine. Hi-Tech Decks tout. Photo by Weyerhauser Building Materials. OTHER VIDEOS. How to Install a Cable Deck railing .... C. EverNew Deck System CertainTeed Corporation Valley Forge, PA 800-233-8990 www.certainteed.com. D. Carefree Xteriors decking systems U.S. Plastic Lumber Corp. Boca Raton, FL 888-733-2546 www.carefreexteriors.com. E. Dream Deck Themral ...

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Decking Materials | This Old HouseThese decks also have complex fastening systems so the pieces can move as the temperature changes, but they squeak when you walk on them. PVC The 1.2" thick ForeverWood contains hollow channels to maximize stiffness. A hidden rubberized strip helps minimize noise and squeaking. The tongue-and-groove feature makes for easy installation and hides the screws so that you have a neat, uniform look. Deckoood is a similar material, but only 5/8" thick, so it can be placed ...

All About Hardwood Decking | This Old HouseHardwood decking Vitals. banded stacks of Ipe decking. View as slideshow. Photo by Peter Topp Enge Jonasen/iStockPhoto. What's it cost? Ipe decking starts at $2.29 per linear foot for 14s from online retailers. Alternatives range from $1.55 to $4.30. Add about 25 ..... Many decking suppliers also furnish posts, rails (top and bottom), and balusters milled from the same species as the decking. Keep it a ... closeup of a the Starborn Smart-Bit Pro Plug System used on a piece of. View as ...

The Belmont Victorian House: Period Porch Overhaul | This Old HouseHe poured effort into every aspect, from installing the fir beadboard ceiling and mahogany decking with mitered corners where the porch wraps around to shingling the piers with butt-edges and handcrafting the swooping handrail and balusters. ...

Deck Building, Deck Fasteners | Season 9, Episode 16 (2011 ...18 Dec 2012 ... Next episode: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUY8Lz... General contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners complete the construction of their new backyard deck...

How to Build Deck Stairs - This Old House - YouTube6 May 2014 ... this old house general contractor Tom Silva explains how to build deck stairs. (See below for tools and a shopping list.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the offi...

Go From an Old Deck to New in 4 Steps | This Old HouseStep 4: Redoing a railing. Because the original railing on their deck was in such bad shape, the Johnsons decided to replace it with a maintenance-free railing system. They chose Fiberon, a vinyl-coated wood-plastic composite. It's available in premade panels or as kits. The Johnsons liked the contrast the white railing offered. Tip: After cutting the end post flush with the deck using a reciprocating saw, remove the old railing in sections. For an existing deck or concrete slab, Fiberon ...

How to Build Porch Stairs - YouTube24 Sep 2016 ... Watch the full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJxz5Mv9pDw Ask this old house general contractor Tom Silva builds a safe and solid set of porch stai...

How to Install a Cable Deck Railing - YouTube5 Nov 2015 ... Watch the full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84KTAvP4fPU&index=6&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-U3jevgVkJt9YXYy_ZfHau this old house general contractor Tom Sil...

Our Favorite New Building and Deck Products | This Old HouseClip-In Hardwood Decks. clever clip system to build decks showcased at the 2011 international builders show. View as slideshow. this deck system eschews fasteners altogether in favor of a clever clip system: 1x4 hardwood deck boards with grooved channels on the bottom snap onto sleeper-mounted rails. Choose from a handful of beautiful woods: ipe, padauk, merbau, afromosia, and teak. The result is a spa-worthy deck whose boards can be easily removed to access the space ...

How to Install a Cable Deck Railing | Cable railing, Greenwich ...this old house general contractor Tom Silva installs a cable railing on a deck in Greenwich Village, New York.

How to Build a Porch Rail - YouTube11 Aug 2014 ... Building a perfect-fit handrail with this old house general contractor Tom Silva. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the o...

How to Build a Porch Rail | This Old HouseRepeat for the opposite end of the rail. 5. Cut the handrail to length with a jigsaw. Repeat to make an identical bottom rail. 6. Use table saw to rip -inch-thick x 1½-inch-wide nailing strips from a cedar 2x4. 7. Stain all parts of the railing system, including handrail, bottom rail, balusters, and nailing strips. 8. Arrange the railing parts on a flat surface. Take a long strip of elastic banding and d a line every 2 inches along its length. 9. Set a nailing strip against the ends of the balusters, ...

Read This Before You Build Your Deck | This Old Housewood deck with patio dining set. View as slideshow. Photo by Kristine Larsen. Expanding your living space by adding a deck is a great American tradition. Whether you plan to do it yourself or hire a pro, the key to success is factoring in all the critical design issues, picking the right material for your .... The secret of the handy hidden fastener system is an augering screw that hogs out wood as it's driven, along with a special tool that holds it at the proper angle and acts as a board spacer.

How To Build Deck Railings - Decks.com - YouTube19 Jan 2010 ... Topics include inside vs. outside mounted rails, rail post attachment, baluster spacing, top cap, and stair rails. Use the Decks.com railing calculator to determine the quantity of balusters required for your project. Visit these links to learn more about other rail systems. Category. Howto & Style. License. Standard YouTube License. Show more. Show less. Comments 11. Default profile photo. Add a public comment... Top comments. Top comments; Newest first.

Decking Decisions | This Old HouseIf you're wiring the deck, consider ChoiceDek and Duood; both of these deck-and-rail systems are formed to allow running wires within posts or deck boards. Composite lumber weathers to a light gray and can be painted or stained, though protective sealers aren't required. Use galvanized screws. Cost: About $20 per square foot installed for Duood EX, not including substructure. Most composite lumber by itself costs around $3 per square foot. Vinyl Deck systems Advantages: ...

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