Wood Decks

Using a pressure washer to clean the steps on a wood deck.

Wood Deck Cleaning and Staining Tips

A wood deck needs to be cleaned regularly and refinished with deck stain or sealer every few years to protect the wood and keep it looking good. Watch this video for tips on how to clean and finish your deck.

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Completed family-friendly wood deck.

Building a Family Friendly Wood Deck

Find out how to build a pressure treated wood deck on your home that includes a built-in sandbox and child-friendly step railings. Watch this video to find out more.

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Lattice under skirting around a wood deck.

Adding Wood Lattice Under Skirting Around a Deck Foundation

Watch this video for tips on how to cut and attach pressure treated wood lattice panels around a wood deck foundation.

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Child playing in competed wood deck sandbox.

Adding a Built-in Sandbox to a Wood Deck

Watch this video to find out how to construct a built-in sandbox in a wooden deck so children can play safely outdoors.

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Completed wood deck railing.

Building Handrails for a Wooden Deck

Learn how to build handrails for a wooden deck the easy way, including proper baluster spacing and railing height. Watch this video to find out more.

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Water beading up on new wood deck.

When to Seal or Stain a New Wood Deck

Watch this video for tips on how long you need to wait before sealing or staining a new wood deck.

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Pressure treated wood deck after cleaning and sealing.

Pressure Treated Wood Deck Maintenance Tips

Watch this video for tips on how to clean, repair, and finish a pressure treated wood deck to keep it looking great for years to come.

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Floor joists for home addition.

Floor Joist Spans for Home Building Projects

Whether you’re building a deck, an addition, or a shed for your backyard; it’s important to make sure the floor joists are sized properly to support the load. Read on to find out the minimum size joists you need for different types of wood in home building projects.

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