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THINGS YOU   SHOULD KNOWBEFORE YOU BUILD A DECK OR PATIO
A deck should complementthe structure of the house,and not overwhelm it.
It is nice to keep it simple, so itdoes not “overshadow” thebeauty of your home.
Points for discussion would bethe materials to be used, therailings, and also the location.
LOCATION.Is it to be built on the spot where the sun rises or sets?The shades, the rain and snow are also considered.
MATERIALS.Usually, wood is used for decks. Most popular choicesare redwood, cypress and cedar for the reason thatthey are ...
MATERIALS.Treated wood, which contains preservatives, may alsobe used.
RAILINGS.They are the safety features of the deck.
RAILINGS.As for the safety considerations, the railings are not theonly element to think of, but also the weight capacity.
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Home Improvement Tips: Building A Deck Or Patio

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Home Improvement Tips: Building A Deck Or Patio

  1. 1. THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOWBEFORE YOU BUILD A DECK OR PATIO
  2. 2. A deck should complementthe structure of the house,and not overwhelm it.
  3. 3. It is nice to keep it simple, so itdoes not “overshadow” thebeauty of your home.
  4. 4. Points for discussion would bethe materials to be used, therailings, and also the location.
  5. 5. LOCATION.Is it to be built on the spot where the sun rises or sets?The shades, the rain and snow are also considered.
  6. 6. MATERIALS.Usually, wood is used for decks. Most popular choicesare redwood, cypress and cedar for the reason thatthey are weather-resistant.
  7. 7. MATERIALS.Treated wood, which contains preservatives, may alsobe used.
  8. 8. RAILINGS.They are the safety features of the deck.
  9. 9. RAILINGS.As for the safety considerations, the railings are not theonly element to think of, but also the weight capacity.

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