You could rent, or use a mitre box & back saw. http://www.altereagle.com/ Alter Eagle Construction & Design
Use the trim head decking screws, they have a small head & you can get them colored. http://www.screw-products.com/green.htm#gsth for exampl...
You frame the deck in square sections that float on the surface, the decking is nailed to the frames. These are called duck boards and it is the co...
Wood is easier to initially install, but aluminium is easier to remove & maintain. http://www.altereagle.com/ Alter Eagle Construction & Design
Call the above ground installers, they will have the advice you need. Look for the sticker of the manufacturer, then trace down who is in your area...
alkyd, not alyde it's a durable synthetic resin... and my typing isn't. http://www.altereagle.com/ Alter Eagle Construction & Design
I'd try asking in the painting section, you may get a better answer... I know you have extreme termite situation over there so I would suggest usi...
Sounds like a good plan, I'd take the drain rock & french drain down below the patio depth though in that case, and daylight it where you can away ...
Look at my site's tutorial on deck stairs, my stair chart starts at 4' though. Anyway, the 3 basic rules will interest you... http://www.altereagl...
I have a table on my site you can refer to for 40#L.L. 10#D.L. decks. http://decks-ca.com/ Always refer to a structural engineer when in dou...
Typically a sub-floor will get wet during construction, but you wouldn't insulate until close-in. There are so many variables here that we could...
Thank-you K2! Good advice too.. I'd like to see you start at the basics though of "how to install crown molding" here: http://www.altereagle....
Place your pt plate & bolt it, do the layout, line up the studs with the top plates and snap a line across the drop, and cut the studs on your chop...
http://www.cnr.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/links.htm You should be able to gather your info above? Or ask there once you've chosen the species .. I...
I'd talk to your builder... there are lot's of different types of linseed products, if you used natural linseed oil you are looking at weeks of dry...
You may want to read more here: http://www.pestproducts.com/carpenterbees.htm To control carpenter bees, do not concentrate on the adults. The a...
Where are the gaps? The corners, the top / bottom or at the joints between two pieces? How long did it take for the gaps to appear, after a w...
The baluster bottom is a dowel, the top you fin. nail between the fillets to the bottom of the handrail. You can use a nosing for the bottom & scr...
I've never heard of using grade beams until I read that ummm, bit of wild info... tells me he isn't a contractor at all, that guy asking was from I...
As you know 2nd growth redwood here in CA has a short lifespan without major upkeep... so I switched over to composites quite a few years ago now. ...