Find out how to install fence posts and construct a privacy fence in your yard using pressure treated wood Building a wood privacy fence around your yard isn t that difficult and can make a great DIY home improvement project Here s how to go about it Using a drill to attach pressure treated wood deck boards.
Mar , I love our porch In the summer, we spend a lot of evenings relaxing there with friends and appropriate beverages Winter is a different story we know the porch is still out there somewhere, under all that white stuff, but we don t sit out much in March If you re a fellow resident of the Snow Belt, you spend a lot
Stair Hand Rails Design Ideas for Your Front Porch or Deck Often overlooked in porch designs, stair hand rails shouldn t be taken for granted The right porch hand rails can add to the overall appearance of your If you need to install a handrail for steps, you may be interested in DIY kits that we ve found on Amazon.
Jun , House for help with your deck build In this video, Shannon shows you how to install the top decking material on the framed On the other hand, I ve gain a deep respect for professionals and their quotes on cost labor my deck is approximately ft off the ground My goal was to
Apr , Once your deck is installed, this doesn t make much difference assuming the loads were taken into consideration during the design of the deck The point to consider weight is during the construction If you are shipping in the material, your costs can rise pretty quickly, and even though there is only lbs
Apr , First and foremost check your local building codes, the last thing you want to do is spend time and money installing cable railing just to find out that it won t pass inspection Since my material cost was going to be around (don t forget, the house had about a million decks, stairs and railings inside and
They used preprimed exterior grade pine lumber to make the balusters, rather than naturally rot resistant cedar, to keep costs in check Once they installed the rail, the transformation was dramatic The formerly dim entry and porch had a more inviting look We re really happy with how it came out, Malcolm says The railing
Whether removing an intact baluster or replacing a missing one, first pry the end cap off the tread If taking out a baluster, pull it sideways out of the mortise in the tread, then free the top end by tapping it with a hammer toward the top of the stair Use nippers to pull out any nails in the handrail and tread, and grit sandpaper
Mountain laurel porch railings offer not only durability but also beauty and unique design options Woven to create unique patterns, Mountain Laurel Handrails, owned by James Pader, are custom made in pre assembled sections that are ready to be installed upon arrival Mountain laurel railings adds rustic style unlike
Jun , I wanted to share our process for staining the deck and painting the railings, in case you were also taking on this project We hope that the work When Papa Bear built the railings, I asked him to hold off on installing them so I could spray all the railings at once before they were put up This would make my
Use Exotic Ipe Oil for all Hardwood decking surfaces This natural wood Finish Therefore, saving substantial finances in replacement costs, as well as reducing the imprint of exotic lumber resources Each and every hardwood Product Applications Hardwood Decks All Exterior Wood Surfaces Fences Wood Railings.
Apr , Next I had to attach the balusters to mimic the look of the rest of the deck s railing With the gate constructed, we just needed hardware to attach it Especially since it only took about three hours to make both of them and my total cost was for two gates ( for the wood and for the hardware).
Sep , Here s what you ll want to know about cost, structural support and style Determine if there s adequate support at the location you want to install the rail If not Peacock explains that when someone is sliding the ladder or even climbing on it, there is no force pulling down on the rail or the mounts (the floor
Watch this video to find out how to build a wood deck on your home, including the foundation, framing, decking, handrails, and seating Now an impact driver such as this does cost a bit more than a cordless drill driver, but it has three to four times the power, so it s a great tool for any of those long screws and jobs that you
If you want to stay away from this d backs and you like a modern finish, the only option is to go for composite decking Although it looks amazing, a parquet decking or basket wave pattern require a more complex frame Consequently, you need to install more joists, which will raise the total costs of your decking, but on the
Turned spindles on porch railings can be duplicated on a lathe in a woodworking shop with an existing spindle used as a pattern to turn the replacements When replacing rotten porch flooring, the columns are jacked up so the new flooring can installed beneath them Once the flooring has been replaced, the new spindles
Dec , Did you buy a fence, install a patio or deck, or remodel a room in your home this year If so, it s possible The cost of all house repairs maintenance and home improvements (including land improvements) cannot exceed the lessor of , or of the unadjusted basis of your home Let s sort this out
Can I use a non recommended fastener to install decking With Transcend, the beautiful deck you install now will look just as beautiful for decades to come Initially, decking and railing does cost more, board for board, than wood decking and railing however, the payoff you get over time in decreased
May , Wanting to find a better solution for skirting the porch, I went to Home Depot and checked out what else they sell that I could use for that space I ended up buying two x pieces of these white plastic lattice They cost only each I knew I d have to cut them to size and bought a metal cutter (for ),
Nov , We recently finished an exquisite deck in Bucks County A must see video https watch v=R_LLPKHJiTo Decks built upon rooftops often have to Or is there a better system that would be better for the asphalt shingles and give the homeowner a cost savings in electric bills
May , Cost That depends on the size of your deck, the level of soil and the type of wood If you need to rent a power washer, that will likely set you back between and , depending on how long it takes to clean your deck The brushes, sealant, stain and other materials will probably cost about .
Aug , I posted about this porch addition back in , just a few months after I first began blogging Over the years I ve continued to receive emails and questions about the porch Readers have asked for more information about the dimensions, how the porch was constructed and the costs to build it It s taken me
Watch this video to find out how to remove a rotten wood porch floor, and replace it with pressure treated pine floor joists and tongue and groove flooring Now this is a simple process of prying them up with a crow bar, unless the rails and columns rest on top of the deck boards To lift a support column you ll need to use a
I (like many other victims of Rust Oleum Restore) do not have the pressure washing option and its going to cost me much more than and many man hour to either remove this stuff from my deck or completely replace the decking Now, could you be so kind as to answer the question I originally asked of you in that post.
Dec , For many deck purchases, so much thought goes into the planksmaterial, color, grainand the railings and the accessories And unlike Southern yellow pine, cedar isn t going to shrink much after installation, so leave a to gap (or to taste) between board edges to allow water and debris to