Making the Most of a Sloped Site

Sectioning a steep backyard into tiers with retaining walls and different levels... More

Deck Ledgers and Cantilevered Floor Trusses

You can't just bolt a deck ledger to a truss floor system without the help of an... More

Tree of Life Privacy Wall

While engineered to resist wind loads, it's the fiber optic lighting that makes it... More

Resurfacing a Deck

Mark Clement shares his common-sense approach to replacing decking on an existing... More

Box-Framed Curved Deck Stairs

A series of ascending tapered boxes form the framework for the stair’s treads and... More

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Framing an Octagonal Roof

Here's John Carroll's step-by-step guide to framing roofs for octagonal gazebos... More

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Latest New Product Roundup

DeckStruc ledger brackets, Acquabella shower trays, StoneCoat exterior insulation... More

Right-Sizing Deck Beams

Mike Guertin breaks down how to read the new code tables and adjustments for... More

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House Plan of the Week: Rooftop Deck Above the Garage

Here's an unusual home design with bold style and main level outdoor space above... More

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