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Outdoor General Construction Step by Step (Deck Example)

Find out how D.G Brown can help you design and build a multi-purpose deck for an improved outdoor experience. We take on projects no one else will making us the leading edge construction business for complex projects in the Belleville and surrounding area. Click here to find out more information. See more examples. Also check out our quality sources for materials in the example Deck Mate and Post Tech

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The Process: Deck Construction
Original deck

Original deck

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Original deck
Original deck removed

Original deck removed

startofanchorpendofanchorstartofanchorspan style="font-size:18px;"endofanchor2. Original deck was removed. Aluminium skirting was installed to water proof. Installed ‘Deck Mate’ hangers ​to support the floor structure and maintain an air space between house and deck to prevent rot of header and sill plate.startofanchor/spanendofanchorstartofanchor/pendofanchor
Original deck removed
‘Post Tech’ piers installed

‘Post Tech’ piers installed

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‘Post Tech’ piers installed
Floor joists installed

Floor joists installed

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Floor joists installed
pressure treated wood

pressure treated wood

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pressure treated wood
Marmora Deck complete

Marmora Deck complete

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Marmora Deck complete
Siding also completed

Siding also completed

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Siding also completed