Decking / Discussions

What is the best deck material?

wood, composite, or any other? What brand do you recommend? To learn what materials are best for decking and for how to build durable deck that will last you w...

Posted by Babak K July 17, 2020, 2:10 a.m. Decks, porches and gazebos 1 Responses

What is the best way to deal with a drop ceiling in a high humidity room?

...decking ply - which is cold, allowing condensation to form which is dripping down and causing staining /degradation/mold on the T &G ceiling from above/behind. ...

Posted by steve Roberts Dec. 24, 2019, 8:01 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 1 Responses

What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?

...decking and over the 2x8 stud)? I was planning to get the material tomorrow so dont want to spend $ for nothing. I guess the floor with 2x6 rockwool overed ...

Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

How do you improve an old block foundation with no insulation or exterior moisture barrier?

...decking, eave troughs (with guards) and down spouts replaced; only, instead of 3 downspouts, there are now only 2: 1 at north west corner and 1 at south east co...

Posted by Wilhelmina Lange March 11, 2021, 4:19 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses