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

Deck Stairs

Do Deck Stairs Need Footings?

Are you building a deck, but not sure how the stairs are going to attach? Like any solid structure, your steps need a stable foundation. There are many options when it comes to footings for … Read more

firepit wood deck

Best Fire Pit for Wood Deck

A fire pit on a wood deck is a welcome entertainment feature and a wonderful way to relax. I used to do a lot of camping, but lately, the time and opportunity haven’t been there. … Read more