Find out what you need to know about building a patio over or near buried utility lines in your yard Utility lines run underneath pavement, streets, and sidewalks all the time but when installing a new patio or deck, it s very important to make sure you do it safely to avoid Gluing PVC pipes together for irrigation system.
Feb , Footing Requirements Install footings on solid ground and at least inches below undisturbed ground or the frost line, whichever is deeper If a deck footing is feet or closer to the exterior of your home, the deck s footing must be at the same elevation as footing used for the home s foundation.
Apr , Thus, for Type III construction projects framed with wood exterior walls, the rim board at the exterior wall must be fire retardant treated (FRT) wood For platform framing utilizing engineered wood I joists for the floor framing, engineered wood lumber (I joists, structural composite lumber) is recommended
Dec , For its recommendations, the Southern Pine Council refers installers to Section of the International Building Code and Section R of the The Camo hidden fastening system from National Nail attaches wood and composite decking directly to the substructure with no required pre drilling.
Watch this video for an easy to make DIY display rack for plant containers using precut stair stringers and xs Here s how to make a DIY stepped container rack from precut stair stringers to display them I went to the home center store and bought some precut stair stringersthese are made for building deck stairs.
May , We removed the damaged side of the railing and began the process of building a replacement Damaged How to build Chippendale Railings We purchased pressure After the railings were painted, we attached them to the brick with concrete screws and to the vinyl columns with deck screws Attaching
Oct , It s natural to want your indoor spaces to seamlessly lead to outdoor spaces when the weather is right, so many homeowners look to decks to add Traditional Deck by Holloway Company Inc Holloway Company Inc Composite Decking For years the biggest name in composite decking was the only name.
Watch this video to find out the options available for insulating the pull down attic stairs on your home from constructing a foam box to premade covers You can see it s insulated, has a little foil on the outside And basically And also you can build a very inexpensive one by using a piece of three quarter inch foam board.