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Joist Blocking & Spacing: What You Need to Know

Learn how to properly block and space your joists for a healthy deck substructure. A guided video, step-by-step instructions, and helpful visuals take the guesswork out of building your own deck.

How to Install TimberTech AZEK Decking with TOPLoc® Color-Matched Screws

How to Install TimberTech AZEK Decking With TOPLoc® Color-Matched Screws

Learn how to properly block and space your joists for a healthy deck substructure. A guided video, step-by-step instructions, and helpful visuals take the guesswork out of building your own deck.

TimberTech PRO & EDGE Decking Installation with CONCEALoc® Hidden Fasteners

How to Install TimberTech PRO® & EDGE® Decking With CONCEALoc® Hidden Fasteners

Install TimberTech PRO & EDGE decking with CONCEALoc®, with step-by-step instructions including which tools to use and application guidelines.

Deck Fascia Board Installation With TOPLoc™ Fasteners - Deck Building Resource Center

Deck Fascia Board Installation With TOPLoc® Fasteners

Install TOPLoc® hidden fasteners for AZEK and TimberTech to your composite deck for a seamless deck fascia board application.

How to Install TimberTech AZEK Decking With Cortex Hidden Fasteners

How to Install TimberTech AZEK Decking With Cortex® Hidden Fasteners

Install TimberTech AZEK decking with Cortex®, with step-by-step instructions including which tools to use and tips for deck board spacing.

How to Picture Frame a Deck

How to Picture Frame a Deck

Get the steps you need to learn how to picture frame a deck, including guidance on proper framing, blocking, cutting, and fastening.

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DIY Composite Deck Project Guide

This guide breaks down each stage of the DIY composite deck journey, including installation tips for decking, railing, and lighting, plus design ideas.

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How to Know if You Should Build Your Own Deck

If you’re looking to build your own deck, check out this post to make sure you have the skills, knowledge, and resources to do it right.

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How to Choose the Right DIY Decking Materials

Learn how TimberTech decking wins as the best DIY decking material thanks to superior design, performance, durability, and long-term value for the cost.

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10 Tips for Installing Composite Decking

Review everything you need to know about installing composite decking — from proper attire, to the 411 on fasteners, and more.

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DIY Deck Railing: Select the Right Railing for Your DIY Masterpiece

Choose the right DIY deck railing for your outdoor space by knowing parts of railing systems, TimberTech railing collections, and infill options.

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Deck Lighting Ideas to Brighten Up Your Outdoor Living Space

TimberTech has the portfolio to turn your deck lighting ideas from ‘might’ to ‘bright,’ with options from accent to riser to under-rail lights.

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Deck Decorating Ideas: The Finishing Touch to Your DIY Outdoor Space

We dive into deck decorating ideas sure to elevate your outdoor living space, from fresh furniture to tall-growing greenery.


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