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How to Build a Deck on a Slope

At the lower end of the sloped deck area once again dig two post holes where you previously marked. Install two additional posts holding the string attached to the other side high enough up to make sure the posts are long enough to support the deck once leveled. Fill these holes with concrete making sure they are level as the concrete sets.

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How to Use a Level Over Long Distances DIY

Combining a straight board and a 2-ft. level is a good yet inexpensive way to level over shorter distances. For tasks like laying out deck beam heights Photo 1 set your 2 foot level on top of a perfectly straight 2×4 to accurately extend its reach. Two-by-six and 2×8 lumber is too heavy to hold steady.

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How to Build a Multi-Level Deck

Instead build a free-standing frame to support the new deck. Ledger boards should be placed at the same height up the side of the wall as the supporting deck footers. A laser level will ensure your deck is completely level and prevent you from accidentally designing a ramp instead of a deck.

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How to Plan and Build a Raised Deck

See our ‘How to build a raised deck’ video for additional help when building your deck. Do it right. Always use structural treated timber and screws designed specifically for the job. This will ensure that the deck is built to last. Treat all cut surfaces and drill holes with two coats of preservative.

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DIY Build a Freestanding Cantilevered Deck - Extreme How To

Thanks to an uphill slope at the rear of the house the deck surface was only 5 feet high next to the house but closer to 3-1/2 feet on the far end. Building the deck close to the ground helps keeps the “wobble” out of the completed structure.

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Deck Slope Hill Level Seven Trust

Browse 132 Deck Slope Hill Level on Seven Trust Whether you want inspiration for planning deck slope hill level or are building designer deck slope hill level from scratch Seven Trust has 132 pictures from the best designers decorators and architects in the country including John Buchan Homes and LEI Home Enhancements.

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how to build a two level deck on a slope

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Multi-level decks BUILD

A multi-level deck is just what it sounds like a deck with multiple layers set at different heights usually connected by a stairway or ramped path. These decks can make good use of sloped ground to provide a tiered effect to your decking creating a unique feature in your garden.

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