Is this a DIY project?
Decks require a certain amount of carpentry, engineering, and do-it-yourself experience. Can you work a circular saw? Have you used a circular saw or own one?
Is your dream deck going to be positioned on questionable ground—like sand, over water, in mud or clay, or unstable soil? If you have doubts as to whether your DIY skills are up to it, investigate further.
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- What do all of those letters even mean?
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