Today's decks are built with an amazing variety of woods and synthetic elements, broadening the spectrum of possible design and construction methods.
Pretty helpful article! I just completed my own outdoor deck build with help from Joe's Deck Plans http://joesdeckplans.com, one of my top deck designs resources. Best of luck everyone.
The only thing that is missing is pvc decking such as azek. It is so much better than composite and super easy to install and does not get anywhere near as hot as composite.
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