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Title:
Ortho's all about decks
Author:
Miller, Martin.
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Edition:
All new edition, first edition.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, Iowa : Meredith Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780897214421
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A variety of deck ideas to personalise a new home or update an old one. Included 152 step-by-step illustrations with instructions.


Table of Contents

Design with a Purposep. 4
Finding Your Stylep. 6
Planning Pointsp. 10
Privacy and Special Needsp. 12
Decks with Pools and Hot Tubsp. 14
Outdoors with a Roofp. 16
Patterns for Deck Flooringp. 18
Codes, Ordinances, and Proceduresp. 20
Planningp. 22
There's a Name for Itp. 24
Selecting Lumber Sizesp. 26
Buying Materialsp. 30
Decking Materialsp. 32
Careful Stepsp. 34
Adding Comfortp. 36
Establishing Privacyp. 37
Estimating Costsp. 38
Preparationp. 40
Tools and Materialsp. 42
Grading and Drainagep. 46
Site Layoutp. 48
Constructionp. 50
Footings and Piersp. 52
Installing a Ledgerp. 58
Installing Posts and Beamsp. 60
Installing Bracingp. 62
Installing Deckingp. 64
Building Stairsp. 66
Building Railingsp. 68
Adding Built-in Seatingp. 72
Adding a Hot Tubp. 74
Lightingp. 76
Water Off a Deck's Backp. 78
Maintaining Your Investmentp. 80
Portfolio of Popular Deck Plansp. 82
Easy Comfort at Ground Levelp. 82
Fitting a Pitchp. 84
Rise to the Occasionp. 86
Secure Embracep. 88
Storage? This Deck has the Subject Coveredp. 91