Cedar Deck Maintenance

7 Cedar Deck Care and Maintenance Tips

There are many pros to cedar decks – both aesthetic and structural. Cedar is naturally resistant to splitting, warping, rotting, and insect infestations. It also has a low shrinkage factor, especially when compared to other … Read more

Landing Options for Deck Stairs

Deck Stair Landing Options

So much goes into the planning and design of a deck, that it’s easy to overlook the deck stair landing. Of course, this would be a terrible oversight! If you want a safe, secure deck … Read more

Deck Bracing

How to Brace a Deck from Swaying

When we built a new deck off the back of our home two years ago, I was pretty excited. A deck is undoubtedly a great addition to any home. However, if you’ve ever walked out … Read more

Deck Footings

5 Types of Deck Footings

When you’re looking to build a deck, there are many factors to take into consideration.  One of the most important pieces to planning your deck is deciding what type of deck footings to use to … Read more

How Many Deck Footings

How Many Footings Do I Need for a Deck?

Building a deck requires plenty of planning as well as the right materials and methods, but it’s worth the effort. Once you’ve completed the new deck, you’ll enjoy it for many years. Before starting to … Read more