May , After talking with David, our local Home Depot sales associate, we determined it would be in our best interest to stain the deck using a transparent, new or existing structure, however we quickly learned when speaking to a Home Depot sales associate that new, pressure treated wood cannot be stained.
Some of us need to save up before we can build our dream deck or porch but we need to get in and out of our home safely in the meantime Here s everything The pressure treated wooden steps come with a hand rail, so there is no need to purchase them separately than This stringer at Home Depot is . .
Oct , A beautiful back porch with ipê wood flooring, a massive fireplace, and adjoining patio was added to this two story, historic home to turn the backyard into the perfect place for outdoor entertaining Since the house was located in a historic district, the addition had to be approved and comply with local
May , Our original choice of Behr Solid Deck Stain had held up well on the railings but had failed miserably on our high traffic back deck After talking to a super helpful Home Depot paint guy, we decided on the Behr Porch Floor, which he was amazingly able to color match using a small paint chip that we
Aug , They re pressure treated, and fence boards are notorious for lasting a long ass time Buying fence boards at Home Depot to cut and make into a treehouse railing A single foot × fence board, even after chopping off that classically fancy fence post end, was enough to yield individual homemade
Jun , Interestingly you can also learn lots of other information about lumber from the Home Depot website by reading the reviews Yes, a x is going to twist like a bitch when it dries Prepare yourself I learned to install my deck railing posts long and brace them diagonally until they dried in place Then I took off
Feb , We re tackling some common home maintenance tasks from power washing and fence gate repair to replacing a rotten doorsill and fixing a leaking basement wall When the concrete was dry, a new pressure treated wood door sill was cut to size and installed, and a new metal threshold to seal out drafts.
I had expressed concerns to that effect at Home Depot, and I should have went with my instinct by just using the Deck Restore over the Killz in the first place But you can only I m about to stain my deck, which has a solid stain on it now (except where it has peeled or been scraped Dow to bare pressure treated wood).
Jul , Finish the staircase hand rail Top the downstairs cinder blocks with caps Garden! Install a path from the pavement to the side of our home, alongside the garden (NOPE) Porch swing! Paint the front door Paint the staircase that is, once the pressure treated wood has dried (boo) I actually had high
May , So right away we tore down the railings and added a platform deck that extends out into our yard to reach the sun It s low enough to the This time we wanted to do this right, and so we consulted the team at Home Depot We tackled the deck We were told NOT to use a pressure washer Then we let the
Feb , We ve had some difficult weather for exterior remodeling over the last few days, so Steve s crew is focusing on several indoor projects at that home Next up on the deck project is the installation of trim and the railing system As those sub projects unfold, I ll be bringing you the usual day by day
Apr , The lengths above were just the rough cuts I got at Home Depot to make everything fit into the car more easily, but I knew I d need to cut my own year s deck rejuvenation that will make the gates a perfect match, but we have to wait about weeks before we can stain them (pressure treated wood can
May , Last weekend Ethan, Kim and I worked with a team of five other volunteers to install six replacement windows in a s split level home The original windows in away from the house We didn t want to need to shim the window onto such a sloped sill, so we replaced it with pressure treated × lumber.
Mar , After daydreaming about finishing the deck all day at work on Monday, I raced home at and immediately started working so we d have a railing safe By my rough count, it took me about hours of solo labor, not including two Home Depot trips, one Galliher Huguely trip, and the day of labor for a
Nov , Repairing Handrails and Posts Our next project was to repair the handrails on the steps While we were able to reuse the handrails, the wooden posts needed to be replaced Damaged handrail post After the old posts had been removed, new pressure treated x posts were cut to length The posts were
Watch this video to see how to repair and improve your entryway, including replacing siding, repairing railings, and installing a new entry door and lock So, Allen digs out the concrete footing for the old posts and cuts new ones from pressure treated four by fours Then we can begin to sturdy up the rails without replacing
Jul , After all, if I was going to have to add any special reinforcements or attachments to secure the stairs or railings I figured it was easier to do that now But we finally found these Deck Tension Ties on our third trip to Home Depot (after overlooking them on the first two) and this Deck Magazine article that
Sep , Disclosure This project is part of the Home Depot Canada Monthly Challenge and, as such, Home Depot Canada provided me with a gift card to cover () xx pressure treated () xx pressure treated xx cedar xx cedar () xx cedar (about ) lb bag of