design with decking boards

Features, Benefits and Technical Details

Jun , In this video, Shannon shows you how to install the top decking material on the framed Why didn t you combine the foundation post and rail into one post in the design I m curious because I was I was wanting to know why you did not leave a small gap in the deck boards to let water go threw Maybe

Aug , Once installed on the deck, proper ground side ventilation will ameliorate movement throughout the life of the deck and should therefore be a necessity when designing it This is especially true for ground level decks as this air flow will let the whole deck board expand and contract evenly as the seasons

Jun , Embrace Angles A deck designed with boards angled to point toward the steps leading to the yard can make the surface look longer or wider, just as vertical stripes on a piece of clothing make the wearer appear taller This is an especially effective optical illusion when the angled deck sits outside of a big

Nov , Once a year we ask the Professional Builder design team to share projects in the concept stage designs that are still on the boards For those But the pièce de résistance is the third level starlight deck with a pool, sun deck, dining terrace, grill and bar, bathroom, and outdoor shower Would you, or could

Check your local building codes and neighborhood association covenants for any rules and regulations regarding the height, design, and materials that can be used for a fence in Fencing x x pressure treated boards ( boards per of fence) Using a drill to attach pressure treated wood deck boards.

Jun , Flush Rim Joist See, just when you thought this post was all fluffy ideas here is a pro level tip Notice how the top of the board which surrounds the deck is level with the top of the deck boards (you don t see the ends of the deck boards) This is a classy touch that is easily accomplished by using a rim

Aug , From a design perspective I prefer the composite wood decking without the coating The grey color seems the most appropriate as one isn t immediately confronted with the fact that it is trying to look like wood A green friend of mine purchased grey with a coating (because he couldn t find one without)

This article is about deck patterns We show you the Herringbone, diamond, basket wave and parquet patterns and also design ideas regarding the edge of the deck On the market, the decking boards come in many different dimensions starting with the x up to × and × In addition, you can also find × or even

Jun , I had designed two decks on either side of the cabin, both running the full width of the cabin ( feet) and eight feet in width On the cabin side, we applied ice and water shield to the plywood exterior of the cabin where the deck will connect to the cabin, and then took measurements for our ledger boards.

Apr , On this deck, cleverly designed built in planters provide privacy and a place for plants to thrive, and they serve as walls Where deck Long boards emphasize the area you traverse, while a more rhythmic composition sets the tone in the sitting area and turf adds a relaxing element in the sunbathing area.

A year or so ago, friends of mine hired me to makeover their very large deck space The owners of this deck live a little over an hour away, so we completed the project partially using my e Design services at Laura Leigh Designs The project began with a vision board and D rendering which can be seen below.