k foundation k framing Laying deck boards k stairs k handrails k seating Covered grilling area Wood lattice around the deck Storage under the Now, our next step is a few finishing touches around, including latticework that ll provide a visual screen so that you can t see what s stored underneath.
, The stairs with stringers and toe kicks this was worth the effort It started raining on us as I screwed down the steps this we managed to get our shade tent up on the deck to protect us from the rain too The stairs, finished Finished, mostly Good corner shot The top of the stairs Stairs, looking down.
, But making that call was no easy decision We actually weighed a bunch of options, got a few quotes from a few different sources, and endured the all important sleep on it step Then we second guessed ourselves a few times because the right choice isn t very obvious Haha There are so many ways to
After witnessing their experience, I was convinced composite decking was the way to go However, the cost for materials to Rust Oleum kindly provided enough k Restore to cover the horizontal surfaces of our deck and stairs k Restore isn t intended for The Finished Product We found that the deck needed a
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, Since the crew had the ledger and first row finished, they added a few joists and ran a string guide to make it easier to setup the rest of the posts It s also Besides the added cost of materials themselves, this step made the installation of composite decking more expensive than the installation of traditional
, It s been weeks since I shared our exciting plans for a new deck here on the blog however, we didn t actually start working on the deck until last week Friday as all the supplies were delivered the Now we just need to finish the stairs and then put the deck skirt across the front of the new deck.
Watch this video to see how to build exterior steps using precut pressure treated stringers, which make the job much easier Rip x risers to width and cut to length flush with the outside of the stringers Nail the risers to the stringers to complete the steps Nailing treads on deck stairs How to Build k Stairs
Though you may wish you could take a sledgehammer to those drab concrete steps tarnishing your home s curb appeal, we have a better plan SATURDAY Install and grout the veneer stones (Steps ) Mix mortar to the consistency of warm, creamy peanut butter, and use a finishing trowel to apply it to the lath.