Libby Smoot, August 14, 2017

Five DIY Hacks For Deck Samples

So you dabbled with the Deck Starter, sampled your top-three colors and are in the midst of building your deck—nice work. But what to do with those leftover Trex decking samples? We’ve got a few ideas. [...]

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Libby Smoot, May 04, 2017

10 Tips For Building A DIY Deck

Homeowners are constantly faced with whether to tackle a home improvement project by themselves or hire a professional. Save money or save the headache. If building a deck is on your DIY to-do list, there are a few things to consider before you invite friends and family over for a summer bbq. [...]

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Libby Smoot, September 04, 2014

A First-Hand Look At A DIY Deck

After years of maintaining, power-washing and staining his pressure-treated wooden deck, North Carolina homeowner Jeff Smith finally reached his limit – and with that, reached for a pry bar. Over the course of four days, Jeff, along with his wife and father-in-law, replaced their rotted wooden deck boards with high-performance Trex [...]

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Libby Smoot, April 25, 2014

Homeowner Highlight: Weekend Warriors

At 73 and 65 years old, respectively, Bill and Donna Bailey may not seem like your typical home improvement weekend warriors – especially when the project on hand is building a new outdoor deck! But armed with Trex’s installation guides (and a good set of tools), the Baileys were more than up to the task for a DIY deck.The Bailey's [...]

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