Decks and Fences Do-It-Yourself Projects

Decks and Fences DIY

DECKS: PLANNING AND INSTALLATION

DECKS: PLANNING AND INSTALLATION

This guide will provide you with all the information you need to build your deck, ready-to-assemble or using... » Details

BUILD A FOUNDATION FOR YOUR DECK

BUILD A DECK FOUNDATION

A good deck foundation relies on a secure footing system made from concrete and steel reinforcing. The ground type is...
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BUILD A ONE-LEVEL DECK

BUILD A ONE-LEVEL DECK

Detailed instructions on how to build a one-level deck with in pressure-treated wood, cedar or composite wood... » Details

PAINT A DECK OR OUTDOOR WOOD STRUCTURE

PAINT A DECK OR OUTDOOR WOOD STRUCTURE

With tedious surface preparation and patience between drying coats, achieving a professional looking paint job on you... » Details

FENCING: PLANNING AND INSTALLATION

FENCING: PLANNING AND INSTALLATION

Before building or installing a fence, determine your needs, the location and model of the fence, and check regulation... » Details

CHOOSE AND PUT IN A FOUNDATION FOR YOUR FENCE

CHOOSE AND PUT IN A FOUNDATION FOR YOUR FENCE

Stages of completion for the five types of foundation: posts set in spikes, piles, concrete footings or form tubes...
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BUILD A TREATED-WOOD FENCE

BUILD A TREATED-WOOD FENCE

Detailed instructions for building and installing a treated-wood fence in the backyard. This is an easy project that ... » Details

INSTALL FENCE PANELS

INSTALL FENCE PANELS

Instructions and detailed steps for installing prefabricated fence panels: a simple project that sets the boundary of... » Details

BUILD A CEDAR FENCE WITH OPEN PANELS

BUILD A CEDAR FENCE WITH OPEN PANELS

A 6' wood fence provides all the privacy you need outside. This cedar fence is easy to build and requires few...» Details