The Complete Guide to Building Decks

The Complete Guide to Building Decks

by Creative Publishing International
     
 

The Complete Guide to Decks is the most comprehensive, useful manual for building and maintaining decks available to homeowners, containing detailed chapters on ideas, planning, repair and maintenance, and accessories.

Expanded to 320 pages, this edition now includes complete plans and directions for 10 complete decks, and also includes directions for

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Overview

The Complete Guide to Decks is the most comprehensive, useful manual for building and maintaining decks available to homeowners, containing detailed chapters on ideas, planning, repair and maintenance, and accessories.

Expanded to 320 pages, this edition now includes complete plans and directions for 10 complete decks, and also includes directions for additional deck accessories, including the installation of low-voltage lighting systems, built-in bench seats, an integrated overhead arbor, wood-sided privacy walls and decorative railings. An all-new idea section gives dozens of new ideas for deck design and accessorizing. The book has also been updated to feature information on the latest developments in chemically treated lumber, and the use of synthetic and composite decking materials that are growing in popularity. Finally, the construction methods have been revised to reflect the latest building code requirements for deck building.

Author Biography: The editors of Creative Publishing international have created more than 30 of the industry's best-selling classics on home repair, home improvement, and landscaping. All books are exhaustively researched, written, photographed, and edited by veteran staff members with years of experience in their areas of authority.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865734272
Publisher:
Creative Publishing International, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Series:
Black and Decker Outdoor Home Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.33(w) x 10.81(h) x 0.69(d)

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