How to use Deck in a sentence
Every day the people went upon deck to look out for land.
Deidre wanted to deck him again.
She wanted to deck her mirror image.
Birds sang in the mature trees that ringed the deck and there was a country smell of spring.
But the captain drove him from the deck, and, wandering on in search of work, he fell in with a canal boatman who engaged him.Advertisement
The girders carry a floor or platform either on top (deck bridges) or near the bottom (through bridges).
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They may be built on the " deck " principle of two, three, four, or even more reels of paper, and either in single width (two pages wide), or double width (four pages wide).
A sufficient length of cable to reach the shore or the cable-house is paid overboard and coiled on a raft or rafts, or on the deck of a steam-launch, in order to be connected with the shore.
The French doors were locked, and she beat on them, looking around wildly for deck furniture to break the glass.Advertisement
The deck was furnished with wicker furniture, two chairs facing each other and a sofa with a coffee table in front of it.
It was on this understanding (which Las Cases afterwards misrepresented) that Napoleon on the 15th of July mounted the deck of the "Bellerophon."
The disturbance of the compass by the magnetism of the hull is generally modified, sometimes favourably, more often un favourably, by the magnetized fittings of the ship, such as masts, conning towers, deck houses, engines and boilers.
When Ne'Rin signaled all was ready, he strode from the deck into the corridor and straight to her cell.
If she accepted, there was no going back, and she suspected Darian had already stacked the deck to win, whatever win meant to a wild man like him.Advertisement
As he stood on the quarter-deck of the "Trinity" a cannon close by was exploded by a Swedish bullet, and splinters of wood and metal wounded the king in thirteen places, blinding one eye and flinging him to the deck.
But he was instantly on his feet again, cried with a loud voice that it was well with him, and set every one an example of duty by remaining on deck till the fight was over.
The sailors, desirous of hearing so famous a musician, consented, and the poet, standing on the deck of the ship, in full minstrel's attire, sang a dirge accompanied by his lyre.
At a cost of $7,200,000, the city completed in 1917 a municipal bridge of massive steel construction, double track and double deck, across the Mississippi.
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Special Features Enclosed skeg box, two access ports, on deck storage, removable bow line.
The ships have a one spot flight deck with full hangar facilities for a Merlin helicopter.
A poop deck aft had cabins below and she probably had a high forecastle over the stem.
S.S. Oxfordshire The ship had a large foredeck which was ideal for cricket and deck games in the afternoons.
Dives are usually made from the deck as she has a low freeboard returning using a removable dive ladder.Advertisement
The scans are much better quality than mine, so why not freshen your deck?
In the 1790s the Americans built some very large 44 gun frigates with an extra gun deck on top of the normal one.
We descended onto the deck of the Russian destroyer 356, a missile frigate that had once belonged to the Soviet Navy.
You're going to build a deck, add a porch, erect a gazebo or lay a patio.
Up on deck your Nile cruise ship helps create a gentle breeze that is often a welcome relief from the Egyptian sun.
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One of this article's authors took his two-year-old goddaughter and her parents to the observation deck of Boston's Prudential Center.
Like BP, it has suffered a broken genoa halyard, dumping the sail on the deck.
The deck support joists are then fixed to the ledger board using joist hangers.
At the same time, concrete haunches were formed to support the road deck units.
He was out there with the crew helping to cut the aerial free as these steel hawsers whipped around the deck.
The top deck will be able to move independently from the lower deck, providing greater headroom between the decks.
Next came the two rubber hoses form the deck water system.
Sample tranquil Kerala's famous backwaters, explored from the deck of a traditional houseboat.
The steel hull remains lying on her port side in 27 meters with the deck planking now gone.
Plan to spend time on deck and on the Bridge watching our powerful icebreaker at work and looking out for polar bears.
A barge he deck is where on the wild the night jaunt.
The biggest joker in current deck is Al Qaeda.
You'll probably have to twiddle some knobs on your cassette deck to get the levels just right.
The vessel is provided with a sturdy dive ladder which allows reasonable access from the water back onto her deck.
There is a private 28 ft pool with fiber optic colored lighting, extended deck and covered lanai.
These covers securely latch onto the pool deck or fit into tracks along the pool edge.
Deck we watched expert on all club lido restaurant at the back.
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The 9 ply maple deck is designed for all rider weights and the new shape allows riders with large feet to ride comfortably.
Both Tresarrieu and Janniro hit the deck in the resultant melee and for a short time, there was concern for prostrate Adams.
It is slightly larger than a deck of cards, making it a truly mobile device.
The Mirages were joined by MystÃ¨re fighters, which dropped napalm on the bridge and deck and repeatedly strafed the ship.
The dog kennel and rear deck overhang were two areas which were tackled.
Watch wading birds from the deck, swim in the pool or go for a canoe paddle.
There was a hatch with still movable iron hinges on the deck, and the side were also perforated.
Rather just a few pieces of deck planking with an old rudder stuck on the end.
I built a deck in front of the French windows which is bordered on two sides with raised wood planters.
Even the secrets of using the deck for astral projection are here.
The usual fun and games of shuffleboard, deck quoits and table tennis had passengers doing battle with the cruise staff.
He seized a boathook and hobbled down the deck toward Quilter, who grimaced at him from his handhold on the stern rail.
She was of drive through design, with an enclosed open-plan car deck, bow visor and bow and stern ramps.
Decking designer Many decking companies produce bland uninteresting sameness, not Kingfisher - every deck they design is unique.
Wildlife has remained scanty apart from the flying fish which have a habit of landing on the ship's deck overnight.
Cachalote I is a charming 96 foot schooner overall, with 86.6 feet on deck, offering First Class service.
The Clansman's main failing is its serious shortage of open deck areas.
Take one deck of regular playing cards, thoroughly shuffled.
Other systems use an open ended turning block mounted on the deck - see figure 1 - to generate enough slack.
Our hardest decision today will be whether we swim, snorkel, ski, or just soak up the rays on deck.
The gangplank was hoisted on a post and fitted with an iron spike which would embed itself in the deck of an enemy vessel.
All that remains is to remove the rust stains made by the original galvanized pole from the GRP of the deck!
The design and build repair program included inspection of the deck steelwork in addition to waterproofing and resurfacing the roadway.
In consequence of the bad stowage, which was held to amount to unseaworthiness, some of the deck cargo was lost overboard.
We also have a private observation sun deck for enjoying the sun or watching the native birds flying overhead.
The private pool is surrounded by a spacious sun deck and landscaped gardens.
There are two bars on board the boat, one in the saloon and one on the upper sun deck.
Private pool with extended sun deck and covered lanai.
The boat is equipped with suction apparatus for marine salvage work and the electrical gear includes two searchlights on the deck superstructure.
Surf wax and traction pads are used to keep a surf wax and traction pads are used to keep a surfers feet from slipping off the deck of the board.
So the new tableau could, for example, display a deck of images and provide zooming.
Spanish tapas is served all day in the bar, & the outdoor deck can't be beaten for summertime drinking.
Stretch'd along the deck like logs - Bear a hand, you jolly tar, you!
The spray deck should be released to speed up the exit from the kayak once it reaches terra firma.
We all scrambled on deck and could hear the distant throb of aeroplanes, they were obviously coming toward us.
But my personal favorite is the parking brake which is like the engine throttle control on the flight deck of a jet airliner.
They are still concerned at the height of the residential tower block, which is even higher now because of a public observation deck.
The steerer of a ' trad ' or ' semi trad ' narrowboat should not stand on the edge of the rear deck.
It was a covered top double deck tram seating 55.
The surface control system consists of a portable deck unit and a dunking transducer that is supplied with 10 meters of cable.
Red. green and black wool yarn tufts are caught between the stitches on the deck, stem and stern.
The channel is used for connecting a turntable or record deck.
The barge docked with a rusty clanging noise that caused an undulation in the tarpaulin covering the deck.
All the tools you need in the search for the mythical unicorn are combined in this vibrant tarot deck and book set.
He approaches the deck with such care, trying to remain unseen.
Well equipped, comfortable, with first floor balcony and large deck providing a delightful vantage for watching the wildlife.
Its deck is comprehensively encrusted with sponges and corals, and patrolled by giant Maori wrasse and jacks.
The Hispania is the most intact wreck in the Sound as it sits upright with its deck in about 15m.
He walked straight past our viewing deck and gave a huge yawn.
A sinking ship All the work spent fixing email is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.
It looks strikingly contemporary but is more than 40 years old - only the reel-to-reel tape deck gives away its vintage.
Guests can also relax on the deck at the pool bar for light snacks and cool refreshments (seasonal).
French navy just like having caribbean rhapsody royal sea is used to access on deck.
Special rinse tanks for cameras are situated on the dive deck.
Heavy rolling woke me in the morning; I turned in all standing, so went right on the upper deck.
Their steel deck rotary mowers are very popular for the medium sized garden.
Close-up of what appears to be a rucksack bomb on the top deck of the No 26 bus in Hackney.
Playing field check the top deck salty taste of.
These looked like a load of scaffold poles standing in line on the upper deck.
Wildlife has remained scanty apart from the flying fish which have a habit of landing on the ship 's deck overnight.
Republican senate primary rock too much they'll be joining access on deck.
Frame is covered with dark brown dehaired seal skin sewn with sinew along flat deck.
The Clansman 's main failing is its serious shortage of open deck areas.
A shuffled deck made her presence of having won.
Two sinew loops are attached to deck behind cockpit; one on deck in front of cockpit.
They are accessed from the spar deck through a low door and down a flight of 5 or 6 stairs.
Unlike almost every other tarot deck and book, the reader is not spoon-fed.
George, by now, was in position at the sound deck, sprawled across the floor in the bay of the upstairs window.
All that remains is to remove the rust stains made by the original galvanized pole from the GRP of the deck !
I would say you can tell if its been repaired if it has no stress cracks in the deck around the stanchion base.
Helping it to standout from the crowds is the cream band below the upper deck windows.
From stern to bow Back deck has gas locker for two bottles and 240V hook up point.
Upon looking through the deck, the chosen card is seen to have the missing sticker attached to its face.
Built on stilts over the water they have their own private sun deck.
He said Oh, I know - you 're using a stripper deck !
Facilities include a rooftop pool with sunbathing deck and a piano bar, cool in the deep heart of the building.
Threaten to make your roommate walk the plank if he/she does n't swab the deck.
Spanish tapas is served all day in the bar, & the outdoor deck ca n't be beaten for summertime drinking.
Stretch 'd along the deck like logs - Bear a hand, you jolly tar, you !
Did she know some of the secrets encoded in Crowley 's tarot deck?
There is also the chance to have double deck workings but terminating on the eastern fringe of the Beeches.
This particular deck is also fitted out with an SME Series 2 Improved tonearm with detachable headshell.
This new deck, however, is the most affordable direct drive in a whole new series of straight tonearm turntables from Gemini.
With sand, palm trees and a stock of deck chairs the Old Truman Brewery has been transformed into a complete beach haven.
On the top of the deck, Jim has had some trellis erected around the edges.
The uppermost deck running from the bow to the stern is called the weather deck.
A chosen card vanishes from the deck, only to appear stuck to a window !
With record deck in brown and cream with velvet covered turntable and early autochanger arrangement.
This charming home, which is located on a cul-de-sac, features a walkout basement and a new deck...
Entrance to the vessel is made via the main watertight door at the end of the Well deck.
The specially customized bus also features a refreshment bar on its top deck to provide solace for weary shoppers.
A generously proportioned lounge with upvc double-glazed doors opening out on to the well deck comprises the remaining living space.
He gave the deck a quick shuffle before dealing the cards out to the players.
Make the pitch deck - pretty much exactly as you would if you were raising money.
This game has a 52 card deck that has lots of fun trivia questions for players to try to answer.
Looking to stretch out and relax this summer on your deck or patio, but lacking furniture to stretch out and relax on?
Patio Wholesale offers an enormous variety of dining sets, chaises, umbrellas and just about every other thing you could think of putting on a patio or deck.
There are even speakers made to spend all year outdoors, bringing music to your deck, porch or yard.
Sam Ash sells single and double deck turntables.
Then a playroom and a deck would be on your "Would Like to Have" list.
Keep reading about each of the individual components, including the deck, wheels, bearings, and trucks.
Simply put, the deck is the actual board you will be standing on as part of your skateboard.
While you may be tempted to simply pick up the deck with the coolest design -- I'm not stopping you from picking up a rad looking 'board -- it is a good idea to consider what kind of skateboarding you plan on doing.
The trucks are the metal parts that fit on the underside of the deck, and are where the bearings and wheels are mounted.
In this way, the trucks should be roughly the same width as the deck, preferably within a 1/4-inch.
Depending on your needs, a CD deck can cost you from $50 to thousands of dollars.
You can find a single CD deck for your car, portable player, or boom box.
This model is perfect for someone that has a deck or patio to clear, a short sidewalk or a small driveway.
For example, building a deck will add to the cost of an above ground pool by several hundred dollars or more.
Make sure there are enough holes in the sink deck to accommodate the number of faucets and accessories you plan to use.
That probably stems from their ease of availability and their variety of deck types.
One thing you may have noticed is that when buying Bicycle playing cards, you often walk away with more than one deck.
Give them to your friends, keep them as replacements in case a card from your primary deck becomes lost or bent, or play with more than one deck at a time.
You can also learn about accessories to the CD deck and where you can purchase decks and have them installed.
Regular mowers will accept the Gator Mulching blade, but it works best when used in a deck that is made for multiple blades.
It's always a gamble, but you can stack the deck in your favor if you offer her a battery cat bed.
Mixing and matching reversible cushion groupings also helps define separate spaces on a large deck or patio, and works well in establishing a more intimate dynamic without doing the difficult design work yourself.
In recent years, the traditional bunk bed has morphed into a two story command center where a child can use the upper deck to sleep and utilize the lower space for school work, storage and a play space that offers privacy and a cozy feel.
I also use our new Deck-Oh! zen accent rugs under my furniture and around the deck.
Deeco has now made the Art Deck Oh! modern outdoor furniture line available online at Patio Flavor.
These manufactures generally make very high end patio and deck furniture.
On cold rainy days, the furniture around your pool, on your patio or on your deck is subject to damage from the elements.
Your patio or deck might fit the style, and a coat of paint can change the perception of that style significantly.
Using quality 2x8s and 2x4s together with plenty of 2-1/2 inch deck screws is recommended.
If you are looking for new furniture for your patio, deck or pool area, consider shopping at Sears.
Ideally, it should be easy to reach from your kitchen so you can quickly discard food waste; however, it should not be located directly against a house or deck as the composting process is damaging to wood.
Recycled plastics find new life as termite resistant deck planks, containers, shopping bags, bottles, and outdoor patio rugs.
This catalog is the right choice for the person who has specific tastes and wants to deck their home out with a flourish.
Of course, when you deck your home out in French Country style, nothing finishes things off like hanging French Country curtains.
Modern can deck you whole house out with modern flair, including your lighting.
If you can't get out to a store that sells Ralph Lauren paint, you can order a fan deck online.
You can order a fan deck of paint chips from the Benjamin Moore website, or, if you have a few specific colors in mind, you can order color samples.
While sipping pina coladas on the lido deck, many gals reach for a waterproof lipstick formula to keep their kissable pouts sizzling.
Let Martha help you deck the halls, right alongside your dessert table.
With most of today's cell phones no bigger than a deck of playing cards, text messaging and even taking pictures of the tests has definitely grown as a form of cheating.
Using the second deck, start calling out cards.
Deck the reception hall with a lighted Christmas tree or two.
Deck the halls with stuffed Christmas stockings.
To truly turn the room into a winter wonderland, deck the door frames and windowsills with tiny white Christmas lights and place white candles on each table.
The 52-card deck also includes "do it" cards and "catty" cards.
Players select cards from the 100-card deck and have to answer questions like, "Can white wine be made from red grapes?" or "In the Bible, Noah gets drunk on wine."
The Lake Mead Wedding Cruise takes the happy couple on a two hour dinner cruise on a real paddle river boat after the couple gets married on the top deck of the cruise vessel.
The holidays are wonderful for parents, who are able to deck out their young girl with a cute and classy Easter outfit for church services.
Hence, parents will deck their baby girl out in the most blatantly feminine attire, including the act of tacking bows to a hairless head, in order to properly convey their infant's gender.
If your daughter is an American Girls fan, she'll be over the moon to deck out her doll in a matching outfit.
Celebrity's aft Lido deck alternative dining - while still maintaining a casual atmosphere - utilizes their expert wait staff.
Some vessels are plagued with overly loud music in acoustically-enhanced areas, and the lack of a wraparound promenade deck slightly limits passenger strolling.
Floor-to-ceiling windows in many ships' gyms offer stunning views, or for a taste of sea air, walkers and joggers can utilize the wraparound teak Promenade deck.
Other unique extras include the complimentary lemonade and iced tea served on deck in the afternoons and personal concierge service for penthouse and deluxe suites.
Cabin sizes vary though all are sparse and small, giving passengers more reason to mingle on deck rather than relax in their staterooms.
Passengers dive overboard (with permission) to swim while in port, sleep on deck under the stars, or otherwise experience a truly carefree sailing cruise.
Even the most active voyage leaves some time just to relax by the pool, on the deck, or in your cabin.
Offer them a brochure or deck plans to learn their way around.
It is usually in a separate area of the deck and restfully decorated with lush foliage, mosaic tiles, and other sumptuous details.
Even if there are children on the ship, many adults hardly notice and enjoy their own adults only vacation just a deck or two away from finger painting, sing-a-longs, and kiddie pools.
This programme includes the deck number and stairway for each event that will take place that particular day.
Neither the portholes nor the windows can usually be opened, and some ocean view cabins have obstructed views from lifeboats, deck supports, or other features.
Bar service was prompt and helpful both during dinner hours and in the show lounges, as well as occasionally on deck.
Passengers interested in unsupervised activities could enjoy plenty of deck chairs, lengthy waterslide hours, and plenty of whirlpool space.
Most cruise lines cater to couples to give them exactly what they are looking for, whether they want to get married inside the ship or if they would rather marry on deck with a beautiful glacier in the background.
Travelers interested in exploring Europe from the deck of a cruise ship can choose from several popular Mediterranean cruise areas to find the voyage that best matches their interests, budget, and vacation plans.
Still, after a long week, what could be better than a game of shuffleboard on the deck of a cruise ship?
Do not fling cigarette butts over the side, either, because they can be blown onto a balcony or another deck where they may smolder.
Meaning you can fish, bird watch, or enjoy a gourmet meal on the upper deck while listening to the symphony of humpback whales and calving glacier ice whenever you please.
However, with its lower price tag, this stateroom will keep your budget in check and allow you to spend your time on deck enjoying all the great activities.
People who prefer working behind the scenes and have some technical knowledge may be interested in deck staff positions.
Playful Swingers Cruises offers erotic vacations for adventurous lifestyle couples with everything from nude pool deck disco parties to naked musicals.
Instead of shoveling snow on Christmas, you could be sipping eggnog on the deck of your stateroom overlooking a cobalt blue sea.
The 315-mile river boasts a scenic shoreline dotted with charming towns, historic monuments and breathtaking natural wonders, all of which can be seen from the deck of a riverboat or other cruise vessel.
One of the most peaceful places on the sip is the Paddlewheel Lounge, which is an area populated with overstuffed Victorian couches on the ship's stern-side upper deck.
Seniors can take in the area's breathtaking scenery from their cabin's balcony or they can enjoy lounging by the pool on a deck chair with a good book, or take part in a game of cards with fellow passengers.
The opulent 232-foot vessel can accommodate 1,500 passengers and is equipped with four wrap-around decks including a 60-foot high observation deck for 360-degree views.
If you're taking a cruise in the Pacific Northwest, don't expect to be lounging on the veranda in a deck chair wearing shorts and a tank top.
Open platforms and seating on the top deck allow you to view the surrounding areas as you move through the region.
You should also pack a dress or a pair of slacks for the inevitable evening soirees, and don't forget your bikini or swim trunks for lounging on the deck.
The line was known for providing travelers with large staterooms and giving first class passengers their own private deck.
If you have a mechanical background, or if you are willing to learn more about the operations of some of the largest seafaring vessels in the world, you may be interested in a position as a deck or engine officer.
To take in the gorgeous landscapes, simply secure a spot on the deck of a riverboat or other cruise vessel.
The cheapest cabins on most cruise ships are the ones that are below deck level and do not have any windows.
In addition to the spacious deck areas featured on the Twilight, passengers are also treated to historical narratives by the vessel's captain, who has navigated the Mississippi for more than 30 years.
Passengers can also partake in daily eagle watching from the Twilight's upper deck.
All other evenings are casual; though jeans and shorts are discouraged in most restaurants save for the buffet on the Lido Deck.
A "starting from" price is generally the least expensive inside cabin found on the lowest passenger deck.
Although it's doubtful whether your pet will take advantage of the upper airing deck, it does look cute, and you can always fill the area with some colorful flower pots if FiFi doesn't find a use for it.
The dog may be resting behind furniture, on the floor of a closet, under a stair case or an outside deck.
To step it up a bit, consider a wooden deck or paving with drains as a sturdy upgrade.
I keep it in a pot on my deck - where our lows in the winter normally get to the low 30s, the cold snap dropped down to the low 20s.
When designing a container garden to adorn your patio, deck or balcony, a successful layout will depend on the plants and containers you choose.
Do you want to liven up a deck with flowers, or grow vegetables on your porch?
If you don't have a yard, you can grow some vegetables in containers on a deck or patio.
Other materials needed include two by fours, deck screws, and hinges.
Attach a shorter piece of wood to a longer piece using deck screws in the corner to form a 90 degree angle.
Attach the middle layer to the bottom layer by placing it directly on top and screwing a deck screw in at an angle so it goes in both layers.
If you live in areas where deer browsing on garden plants is a problem, consider planting mums in pots on your deck to keep them away from the wildlife.
If your backyard is in shadow most of the afternoon but the deck is in sunlight, you can grow vegetables in containers on the deck.
Guitare Tab - Guitare Tab is another great site that has a number of famous Christmas tabs including Frosty the Snowman, Deck the Halls and Joy to the World.
Christmas Guitar Tab - This book by Michael Green has a nice explanation section on how to play guitar tabs and contains a dozen Christmas classics tabbed out including Angels We Have Heard on High and Deck the Halls, The First Noel.
The Christmas Guitar Chord Songbook - Over 40 songs are available in this publication including Auld Lang Sine, Deck the Halls and Coventry Carol.
Whether it is building a new deck or painting a bathroom, this website has pictures to show you how to do it.
Are you looking for free plans that you can use to help create a backyard deck?
A variety of free deck plans are available online to help do-it-yourselfers design and build a dream deck.
When deciding to add a deck to your home, whether it's a backyard deck, pool deck or even a deck for under your shed, you can find a variety of sites online that offer free deck plans along with directions on how to construct the deck.
DeckPlans.com offers a variety of deck sizes, shapes and configurations.
They not only provide basic designs, but also make available information on how to modify deck plans to suit your needs.
Their free deck designs are based on an economical deck-building method called the Floating Foundation Deck System.
This Do-It-Yourselfer deck plan is designed to be completed in one day as the floating foundation system distributes the weight on top of the soil and eliminates frost footings and cement mixing.
HotSpring.com offers a free 3D interactive design tool to help create your dream deck.
When building your deck, choose a plan that incorporates everything you want.
Choose a deck plan that not only looks good, but works with your lifestyle.
For more ideas and inspiration check out these additional resources for locating free deck plans.
Before starting the construction or even choosing the plans for your backyard deck, visit your local building inspector's office and check to see if a building permit and/or inspection is required.
If you don't follow the proper procedures, you could be forced to tear down you deck if it doesn't pass inspection, so make sure that you aware of local and state codes and follow them.
Learn the basics of how to build a deck before you purchase your building materials to make sure that you have the time, patience and skills necessary to construct this outdoor living space.
Before breaking ground on your new deck, you should first consider getting a few deck plans.
Since you will probably only be building one deck, opt for the free deck plans and save yourself a few bucks.
If you are using a deck plan, it will tell you how much lumber, how many posts and approximately how many boxes of deck screws you will need.
Remember, these are only general guidelines on how to build a deck.
Your deck plans will give you more specific details for the construction of the deck you have chosen.
Mark the placement of your deck ledger board - This is the board that attaches the deck to your house.
Install your deck ledger board - When installing your ledger board, be sure to either space it out far enough so that water runs behind it when it rains or install flashing.
Mark the layout - Use the perimeter measurements from your deck plans.
Drive posts (to be removed later) into the ground at the corners of the outside perimeter of the deck.
Your deck plans will tell you where your footings should be placed.
This will prevent your deck from sinking over time.
The instructions on your deck plans will tell you exactly how far to place your joist apart.
Install your decking - Attach you decking using deck screws.
A properly built deck will add value to your property and is a beautiful addition to any home, if done properly.
Adding solar deck lighting to your landscaping can make your home look as beautiful at night as in the daytime at a fraction of the cost.
Just like traditional deck light fixtures, solar lights can be used to illuminate your deck area with soft light, but instead of cords and electrical power sources, these lights are powered by the sun's energy.
Solar deck lights use a photocell, or PV panel, that charges a Nickel-Cadmium battery during the daylight hours.
This is especially useful in a situation where the deck area is removed from the house.
During the day the PV panels must have access to full sunlight for the solar deck lighting to work properly.
It is normally situated to cast light down on the deck area, and can cast harsh shadows.
Deck lighting can be placed subtly, allowing the homeowner to enhance the deck with a soft glow, or highlight a particularly interesting landscaping feature.
Paths and steps that lead to the deck can be illuminated for safety.
Pond lights can float in your deck fountain or a nearby pond.
Planter lights are solar lights inside of planters that do dual duty on your deck.
Make a sketch of your deck area, the landscaping that you have, and the plants that you plan to have in the future.
Your deck design will help you decide which style of solar light fixtures you would like to install.After choosing the style of light, plan the placement.
Pay particular attention to steps and walkway areas surrounding the deck.
If there are any special features of the deck or architecture surrounding it, plan to illuminate that for interest.
Think about how much illumination you will need based upon the type of use your deck will get.
Choose solar deck lighting that will enhance, not only your deck area, but your home.
Adding solar lighting to your deck is a simple home improvement project that will allow you to enjoy your deck at night as much as during the day.
If you are building a new deck, you will have more options than if you are adding on to an existing one.
Whether you're looking to redo a bathroom, kitchen or even build a new deck, we've got you covered.
The most common ranch house renovation is to add a deck or porch to the existing home.
There are numerous deck designs that complement most ranch homes.
It is important to choose a deck that has a similar amount of detail as the rest of your home's facade.
Too much detail may make your deck appear to belong to another house and will brand it as being a modern addition.
There's no question, a wood deck is absolutely beautiful!
Mow the lawn, trim the hedges, stain the deck, then mow the lawn, trim the hedges, and re-stain the deck.
An aging, poorly maintained deck is also an invitation to nature's most industrious little composters, the carpenter ant.
In fact, breaking down the organic debris that is your quickly disintegrating wood deck is the carpenter ant's greatest passion.
However, although the up-front cost may be more than treated wood, a homeowner stands to save thousands on maintenance costs over the deck's lifespan.
The wood component protects the plastic from UV damage and gives your deck a solid, natural feel just like a genuine wood deck.
Many websites offer free deck plans that include railings and home improvement books often feature pictures of railed decks.
Deck railings are often chosen on the basis of material and aesthetic value.
While many custom wood and metal railings can add beauty to the home, many homeowners would rather be enjoying their deck rather than working on it.
For this reason, deck designs and railings are often created that require little upkeep or regular maintenance.
The largest determining factor for the amount of work that a deck railing will require is the material from which it is constructed.
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If you're planning on building a new or replacement deck for your home, don't make a purchase until you look into TimberTech composite decking.
In the old days, the only choice you had when building a deck was to go with treated lumber.
What this means is that your deck will maintain its color and shape for years and years without needing regular intervention from you.
No sanding, staining, or treating is needed, which saves you a lot of time and money over the lifetime of the deck.
After one year of having a TimberTech deck, you will wonder why you didn't replace your old deck sooner!
The pigments used to color TimberTech are UV resistant, which means they fade much slower than traditional stains on lumber, so your deck will continue to look like new for many years.
Increase the Value of Your Home - If you design your deck right, you can not only increase your quality of life, but also increase the value of your home by adding a TimberTech deck.
If you build a non-rectangular deck and work to make the space an extension of your living area, your deck could provide an 80-100% return on your investment when you go to sell your home.
In addition to their decking materials, TimberTech also sells fencing, deck railing, and lighting solutions for all your home improvement projects.
The better quality wood you choose, the less maintenance will be necessary after the deck is built.
Deck mounted kitchen faucets are installed on top of the sink.
If you hire a contractor to install vinyl siding, typically he will provide you with color samples in the form of a palette or fan deck.
Before you commit to purchasing a stain for your deck, learn more about deck stain ratings.
Consumer Reports- One of the most reliable testing centers in the country, Consumer Reports rated nine popular deck stains, based on how each brand and type performed on a testing deck built for this purpose.
You'll be able to explain your specific situation, and it helps to bring photos of your deck or even a sample of the wood.
Deck owners often join home improvement type forums, looking for recommendations on deck stains.
Maintenance, performance and durability are dependent on each other because the ease of maintaining a great-looking deck really depends on how well the stain seals and protects the wood and how long this protection will last.
Most homeowners are willing to pay substantially more for a deck stain as long as the extra cost results in longer protection.
The following top 10 deck stains are rated from one to five stars, based on the consumer criteria identified above.
Several deck owners stated in forum threads that Superdeck Semi-Transparent Deck Stain was highly recommended by hardware store owners who did not even carry the product.
The longest lasting protection most deck owners experience from a good stain is two to three years.
A deck is a substantial investment in your home and is worth an extra investment to protect it.
Behr deck stain is an affordable stain option that is available at Home Depot stores.
Decide whether you want to use it the next time you stain your deck and choose from a variety of colors and finishes.
Choose from five different finishes depending on the style of your home, the type of wood your deck is made from and the climate in which you live.
The most pigmented of all Behr deck stain finishes, paint allows you to alter the color of your deck.
Expect to pay around $30 per gallon for Behr deck stain.
One gallon covers approximately 250 square feet of deck.
Clean your deck thoroughly to remove mildew and other stains.
If using several cans of stain to cover your deck, mix them to ensure color consistency and stir thoroughly.
Don't walk on your deck for the next couple of days or at least 24 to 48 hours following application.
Cabot deck stain is consistently rated the best deck stain on the market by Consumer Reports.