Avoid Deck Rot with Flashing Tape - Pressure-treated lumber that stays wet will eventually rot. Flashing tape keeps water from getting trapped between doubled-up joists. If you're resurfacing an existing deck frame, tape over any joists that have a lot of holes from the previous nails or screws. Buy black tape if you can find it; shiny silver and white tapes may be noticeable between the gaps in the decking. The tape shown will be covered by the perimeter deck board.

15 Modern Deck Building Tips and Shortcuts

Avoid Deck Rot with Flashing Tape - Pressure-treated lumber that stays wet will eventually rot. Flashing tape keeps water from getting trapped between doubled-up joists. If you're resurfacing an existing deck frame, tape over any joists that have a lot of holes from the previous nails or screws. Buy black tape if you can find it; shiny silver and white tapes may be noticeable between the gaps in the decking. The tape shown will be covered by the perimeter deck board.

Tips for How to Build a Deck (Seaming the deck boards on a long/wide deck)

Tips for How to Build a Deck

Tips for How to Build a Deck (Seaming the deck boards on a long/wide deck)

AsktheBuilder - EXCELLENT first article!!! How to Install a Deck Post | Ask the Builder

AsktheBuilder - EXCELLENT first article!!! How to Install a Deck Post | Ask the Builder

How To Install 4x4 Posts For Deck Handrails - Framing/Structure For Synthetic Railing Systems

How To Install 4x4 Posts For Deck Handrails - Framing/Structure For Synthetic Railing Systems

A video and photo tutorial detailing how to build the frame for a deck - yes, you CAN do it yourself!

{Video} How to Build a Deck Frame

A video and photo tutorial detailing how to build the frame for a deck - yes, you CAN do it yourself!

A video and photo tutorial detailing how to build the frame for a deck - yes, you CAN do it yourself!

{Video} How to Build a Deck Frame

A video and photo tutorial detailing how to build the frame for a deck - yes, you CAN do it yourself!

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