Why Deck Posts Should Not Be Set in Concrete
The photo on the left shows a post set in a bracket that has been mounted to the top of a footer. The photo on the right shows a post that has concrete poured around it, which can lead to a crack like you see here. When concrete is poured around a deck post in this way, the post will rot due to moisture buildup by the soil. Concrete tends to absorb moisture and wood expands when it gets wet, so these two factors combined will result in the wood breaking the concrete. By setting the pos…
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Backyard Pictures From Blog Cabin 2011
The backyard at Blog Cabin 2011 overlooks a salt marsh and the Mobjack bay. A cobblestone-paved patio, custom outdoor bar and dining areas highlight the yard. Visit DIYNetwork.com to get backyard design and patio design ideas, to see backyard pictures and to take a virtual tour of the backyard and patio of Blog Cabin 2011.
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So you’re thinking about adding a new deck, or replacing an existing deck that has outlived it’s welcome. This is the perfect opportunity to improve not only the value of your house, bu…