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Deck Design Ideas for Safer Structures

Building a deck may seem like a rather simple home improvement project. But if you don’t build your deck correctly, it could become very dangerous. Here are five deck design ideas to make sure your deck is safe:

Deck Design: Multi-level decks can be very attractive, however keep in mind this...

Exterior Remodeling

The front porch of some houses cry out for columns, ­­whether they haven¹t had them before (but needed them), or whether the original columns are in disrepair and need replacing. Either way, there is a happy medium between building columns from scratch yourself and having a contractor build...

Design Your Outdoor Room with Veranda Decking from the Home Depot

The official outdoor season is just around the corner, so now’s the time to create a space you’ll enjoy all summer long. Composite decking makes a beautiful base for an outdoor room, and The Home Depot’s two lines of Veranda decking offer design flexibility, resilience and value.

Veranda...

Decks, Patios and Porches

Is your wood deck looking winter worn? Laundry detergent can be used for more than just colors or whites. Here is a great outdoor use for your laundry detergent. As the weather gets warmer, you may want to clean all traces of winter from your wood deck. Powdered laundry detergent and hot water...

Deck and Patio Planning and Building

When the weather turns pleasantly warm, most of us jump at the chance to open the windows, replace our door and window screens and let fresh air provide soothing, natural ventilation to our stale winterized homes.  But storm doors can be clunky and partially obstruct your view, and sliding...

Cleaning

Every cleaning job starts with “the gathering” – the big search for buckets, brushes, sponges and anything else you might need. The prospect of having to corral all your supplies can be so daunting that you decide to just put off the job entirely. If getting started is half the battle, the...