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How to Build a Solid Frost-Proof Deck Footing | The Family

Dig and pour your deck footings so they extend below the frost line. That way they won't move or heave as the ground freezes and thaws during seasonal changes. This article explains how to build solid footings that will stay put year-round.【Get Price】

Building Bracketed Deck Stairs | Professional Deck Builder

I don't see many deck stairways built with bracketed stringers but they're a good alternative to notched stairs in certain situations. The design is similar to housed stringers--where dadoes are routed into the framing to provide shoulders for the treads and riser boards to rest in--but is simpler to build.【Get Price】

How to build a basic ground-level deck - DIY at B&Q

Timber deck boards require a 5 to 8mm expansion gap along the length of the deck boards and a 3mm gap along the ends of the deck boards. Solid composite deck boards require a 6mm expansion gap along the length of the deck boards and a 3mm gap along the ends of the deck boards. A gauge screw makes an ideal spacer or use off-cuts of wood.【Get Price】

How to Build a Simple Deck - This Old House

Building a Simple Deck. The deck shown here features a pressure-treated floor frame that’s supported by a ledger board and concrete piers and topped with 5/4-inch decking. And because the deck is only a one step high no railing was required. Now just follow Tom’s tips and build your own backyard oasis. It’s a great way to make your【Get Price】