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Old 04-03-2007, 10:53 AM  
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I am replacing my patio with a deck in the next few weeks and just browsing the website to get some ideas and tips.

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Old 04-03-2007, 07:54 PM  
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Welcome to the Forum, Colleen:
This is only the second time I have seen that name used; I wonder why?
Check with Home Depot and Lowes for books on decks, they have some great ones. I would recommend going with the new plastics and/or composites for a lifetime deck with minimal maintenance.
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Old 04-05-2007, 04:22 PM  
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Glenn,

Thanks for your reply. I will definitely look into Home Depot and Lowes.

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Old 04-06-2007, 08:44 AM  
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Check out Lowes online deck designer. I've played around w/ it and it does a pretty good job. Gives you 3D view, parts list, etc.

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You can find some pretty recent and detailed "deck books" at your local library...for free!

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You can find some pretty recent and detailed "deck books" at your local library...for free!
Thanks for all of the advice. I am glad I registered to this website.

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Old 04-10-2007, 04:16 AM  
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Hi all! Decided to do brick pavers which is actually a little cheaper then a nice deck. Chose the color sandalwood in a cobblestone. Hope it looks nice. Wish me luck!

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Old 04-10-2007, 12:06 PM  
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Good luck! I'm sure it will look great. Post pics when it's complete.

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Good luck! I'm sure it will look great. Post pics when it's complete.
I will be sure to post pics as soon as possible.

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Up here in our part of the country you are better off with a patio for another reason....well 2 really.

You don't need a building permit and you dont get charged a tax when they do re-evaluations for property tax time.

Patios also do not need much paint...Ha Ha..



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