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All New Building Decks : For Pros by Pros, Builder-tested / Code Approved (Revised) (Paperback)
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This completely new edition from the editors of Fine Homebuilding provides all the advice you need to design and build a deck for any home. Our pros take you through every step of the process from picking out the proper materials and designing to take advantage of the views, through sizing your footings and making your ledger secure, to finishing up with custom railings and choosing the best finish for your project. In this collection you'll find the advice you need for even the trickiest of situations such as how to update that old deck to be safe or how to build a deck that stands up to a wildfire. With the site-tested tips and techniques thatFine Homebuilding is know for, All-New Building Decks will help you build the safe, secure, and beautiful deck you've always dreamed of.