This Storage Box is ideal for the inside of the home to store linen, sweaters, and blankets. It could also be use as a durable toy box! This storage box is made with Ipe so it can be use for the outdoors too. It’s large enough to take your garden hand tools from rakes to gloves, pots and shears.
DIY Deck Installation Tips #4 – Check Local Building Codes
From the looks of it, it’s safe to assume that Doug forgot to contact his local building department to check his plans. If he had, he probably wouldn’t look so upset.
To avoid Doug’s fate, it’s important that you know what parts of your deck building plan need to be up to your local building codes.
Here are some critical parts of the deck construction process that you should pay close attention to.
Be sure to inspect and/or repair the following:
DIY Deck Installation Tips #3 – Prevent Injury on the Job Site
As you can see, poor Doug has had an accident while cutting his wood decking. Can that guy ever catch a break!? Clearly, great care must always be taken when it comes to building a deck.
“Of course, I knew that already!” is probably the first thought that pops into your head when you read the above sentence.
But, please don’t be like this guy, or Doug:
Man severs thumb in DIY decking accident
It can happen to anyone. The deck tools and accessories you use to build a deck are meant to be treated with respect. So, here are some helpful tips that will give you peace of mind, while also saving a limb, or two:
DIY Deck Installation Guide – Introducing Doug the DIY Deck Builder
At Advantage Trim & Lumber, we’ve heard it all. For close to 20 years, we’ve gathered stories from people across the country who’ve shared their deck building experiences. 95% of these stories have happy endings, but those remaining 5%? YIKES! Sometimes, what seems like an innocent decision can turn anyone’s deck building plans upside down. …