Do it yourself AKA DIY Part 5

Once you have determined what spacing is required, begin with a nail at the center of one of the outer joists and measure along the ledger making a clear mark at your spacing (again we stated twenty four inches is adequate). Making additional marks (three quarters of an inch) to the left or right side […]

How To Build A Deck Part 4

Now it’s time to start dealing with the holes you’ll need for your other joists. Once you have determined the diameter and depth simply dig the necessary number of holes, being sure to dig good, straight walls. Be sure to dig until you hit stable undisturbed soil that does not settle, it is not recommended […]