Last Activity:08-21-2007 2:24 PM
Posted in thread: Deck Drainage Systems on 08-23-2007 at 04:40 PM
I've never seen a deck with a drainage system but I think it is a pretty cool idea since you
have a patio underneath. I'm pretty sure there are some deck companies that offer this service.
I suggests ...
Posted in thread: different decks on 08-23-2007 at 04:36 PM
The deck of my house is a one level deck but that wasn't my choice, the deck came with the
house when I bought it. It is a pretty small deck since where I live land is pretty expesive
and backyards ar...
Posted in thread: Metallic Decking Vs Wood Decking on 08-23-2007 at 04:34 PM
Which one do you prefer and why? Do you like the low maintenance that the metallic decking
brings or do you still prefer to own the old fashioned wooden deck?I think I'll go for wood for
Posted in thread: Contractor scams! on 08-23-2007 at 04:31 PM
I think the people who are getting ripped off is because they didn't did enough research for
the company or professional they hired. I suggests to look for several options before hiring
someone. Ask y...
Posted in thread: Structural Decking Tips on 08-23-2007 at 04:28 PM
Here are some tips when you start building your brand new deck:1) Create a list of materials:
When this list is complete, you will be able to set a budget for your deck project by getting
Posted in thread: Which Deck Has The Least Amount of Maitenance? on 08-21-2007 at 03:12 AM
Vinyl is a very good way to go but if you really want to go for the least amount of maintenance
then I suggest that you use plastic composite decks since they don't rot or splinter, no
coating, no pai...
Posted in thread: Can I get some hints? on 08-21-2007 at 03:09 AM
If you want to make a total deck make-over you should scrub your wooden deck with sand paper,
getting rid of all the current paint and coating. Make sure your deck looks smooth and nice.
Replace any b...
Posted in thread: Before I stain (PREP) on 08-21-2007 at 02:44 AM
I think a good way to go about this is to clean/wash your deck to make it look as good as
possible. I personally use sandpaper right after it is clean to make sure the deck is uniform
and smooth. Then...
Posted in thread: Jarah Deck tiles. on 08-21-2007 at 02:38 AM
Does any of you use deck tiles on your deck? Jarah Deck tiles look kind of fancy and good
looking. It is said that these styles of square tiles allow the home owner to create individual
Posted in thread: Coposite Vs Wood decking. on 08-21-2007 at 02:35 AM
Do you prefer composite decking or wood decking?I've come across a dilemma on choosing the
material for my new deck and I'm not sure if I should go for composite materials or wood.
:(What do you recom...