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  1. Construction
    First pic shows beginning process of replacing failing footer to fix sagging deck. Pics 2, 3, &4 show where end of deck lifted off support after lifting deck to fix sag. I don't know how to proceed. Is it ok to shim the joist that lifted off the support?
  2. Decks & Fencing
    I've done some carpentry in my days but this project is holding me back because I don't have the help to do the labor intensive work. Wondering if anyone here has built a deck 2 stories up across a 2 car driveway? How did you install your beam by yourself if you did? TIA
  3. General Discussion
    The deck is 340 sq ft. I also have to do 4 piles. The railing is out of treated lumber and is using 2x2 spindles
  4. Decks & Fencing
    have been asked to design & build a deck to provide a level platform (on slightly sloping grass) to support a round plastic swimming pool... the pool is: diameter: 177", depth: 36" i figure when it's full it could weigh bout 18.5 tons...does this sound right to anyone??? anyway what size of...
  5. General Discussion
    I am doing a side job building a deck, and i am having a little trouble on figuring my cost for labor. Someone told me to charge material X 2. Does this sound about right? Your opinion will be helpful. Thank you
  6. Decks & Fencing
    I am attempting to get a custom deck building business going and I need some constructive criticism! I assure you I'm not some guy with a couple of hand tools and a truck. I have been framing full time for a year and a half and just graduated from Construction Management School ( I know probably...
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