Due the raise of people interest to farm house nowadays. It’s also make people attention on a deck raised along with it. Many people tried to present a deck on their back yard. Because deck can be a place for them to stay and enjoy their lives. Deck also useful to observe a wild life around the house.
In addition, build a proper deck is not an easy job to do. It’s need a well plan, preparation and calculation before you start it. Then, in this article I would to give you some tips to build a backyard deck like a professional.
But, before i give you the tips. i would like to suggest you to prepare the equipment first such as.
- Tape Measure
- Chalk Line
- Post Level
- Speed Square
- Impact Driver
- Nailer And Compressor
- Concrete Forming Tube
- Post Hole Concrete
- Joist Hanger
- Stair Stinger
- Deck Railing
- Deck Crew
01. Planning Steps
On the first steps before you start your building steps. You need to make calculation about anticipate placement, size, and function on your deck plans. Then, you might set an accessible space that suitable with your landscape and support your outdoor lifestyle.
Observe more on your building material and style accents. There are a lot of options from classic pressure treated lumber until weather resistant wood composite. Further, there are plenty of adorable deck designs and layouts. It’s your decision to choose the one.
02. Build The Deck Layout And Framework
On the second steps, after the planning steps. Then, to realize your deck you need to create a basic building that useful to be a foundation, beams, joists, and decking on your backyard.
Further, you need to make sure that your deck has a proper foundation support. such as a ledger board or posts. Tied them with a string, screws, and batter boards to set your plan lay out
Therefore, your measuring level will be your biggest assets for the precision and accuracy.
Place your foundation with spacing then, add a posts. Use more strings for more alignment. Place the plumb bobs it will help you to mark the spot that you can add your stakes
03. Start Building
And finally the foundation already established.
This steps is the heaviest steps on the whole process.Then, this steps also require you to get an assistance from other people.
Start your building process with build the frame with rim joists from the perimeter deck first. Next, Add some spaced beams of wood to your floor joists. Tied your joists with corner brackets, then put it on the hanger and hurricane ties.
05. Set The Stairs
Then, after the basic decking already set up. Next, you will need a staircase. When you need a break or want it done quickly. You might purchase the pre cut stairs from the closets store or online.
When you have the material that you needs then mark them on part that the stairs should be meet the deck. Then,attach your stringer with a support brackets or bolts as needed. When the stairs is finish. Then, you are ready to finish the entire steps.
06. Finishing Time