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DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-30-2007, 07:20 AM
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Posted By imported_AJH
Fortunately, I am not part of a HOA so no worries...

Fortunately, I am not part of a HOA so no worries there. I do wonder, however, about the closeness to the property line. I have been doing some research though so I should be able to find my answer.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-30-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By imported_AJH
Does anyone have this type of decking? If so do...

Does anyone have this type of decking? If so do you find it to be more cost effective than traditional wood decking?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-21-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By imported_AJH
That is pretty cool. Thanks for those pics!

That is pretty cool. Thanks for those pics!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-14-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,291
Posted By imported_AJH
My parents have wood furniture on their wood...

My parents have wood furniture on their wood deck. It works out really well for them. They do have to put it away each year for the winter, but they seem to be ok with that. It is heavier than...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-26-2007, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,404
Posted By imported_AJH
Codes for building a deck

I am looking to put a wrap around deck on my house. Does anyone know if there are codes against having a deck too close to my property line? I know that my dad ran into some problems when he was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-17-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By imported_AJH
I did not know this existed...

To be honest when I saw this thread I had never heard of metallic decking. It made me go look it up and find out what it was about. After finding the following site:...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-17-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,713
Posted By imported_AJH
GuRu, Thank you for those reference sites. I...

GuRu,
Thank you for those reference sites. I have looked through both and found them to be useful. I am a visual so this is a necessity for me!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-17-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,323
Posted By imported_AJH
Checking out the two sites and reading on these...

Checking out the two sites and reading on these products, Trex seems to provide the better product description:
http://www.trex.com/products/whatistrex.asp
vs....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-17-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By imported_AJH
I have heard that if you have an existing deck,...

I have heard that if you have an existing deck, with pressure treated wood, it poses no danger. Actually tearing it down could release more chemicals than leaving it in place! I will try and find a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-13-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,713
Posted By imported_AJH
Deck Design Ideas

Hey does anyone have any references for some good sites with deck designs? I would like to get an idea of different styles that are out there.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-11-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By imported_AJH
Liz, You should maintain your deck about...

Liz,

You should maintain your deck about once a year. The deck should be checked for loose boards and protruding nails, thoroughly cleaned, and resealed. Pressure washing your deck will remove...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-11-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By imported_AJH
Thinking about a new Deck

I am getting ready to add a deck to the back of my house. When the time comes to choose a contractor, how will I distinguish between a certified, experienced contractor and someone who is in it for a...
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