Built deck in the back of house
*Options I considered for this project:
Thought about a much larger deck but decided against it for budgetary reasons. Thought about hiring a contractor but decided I could do it myself albeit in a much longer time frame.
*Questions and unexpected events that arose during the project:
How to connect deck to house? Getting deck completely level was a challenge.
* Cost Comments:
Under estimated the cost of lumber. Had to go and buy more wood as I ruined a few pieces by not measuring correctly, back tracking, etc.
*My motivation to do this project:
To give us a flat place to sit and set up a table. Also wanted to give back yard a more polished feel. ...»