A deck can be a beautiful and valuable addition to any home – and Humboldt Redwood makes for a particularly exquisite decking material, due to its distinct coloring. While many homeowners opt to hire a contractor, those with a bit of construction knowledge may decide on building a redwood deck themselves. Oftentimes these DIY homeowners are surprised to discover how easy it is to work with redwood.
But building your own deck can be a daunting task. With all of the considerations that go into planning, it’s difficult to know where to begin. Our Redwood Deck Construction guide can help get you started. This free PDF will walk you through the process of building your own Humboldt Redwood deck, providing helpful tips and diagrams at each step, including:
- Selecting the location of your redwood deck
- Deciding what grade of Humboldt Redwood lumber you will use
- Designing the layout of your deck
- Purchasing Humboldt Redwood lumber
- Pre-planning: Staking out your deck’s perimeter
- Building your deck
- Finishing: Stains and sealants
Even veteran handymen will benefit from the information provided in this booklet, as Humboldt Redwood is a unique material with many surprising qualities. For example: Did you know that using too many nails and screws is one of the most common mistakes people make with Humboldt Redwood decking?
Download our free Redwood Deck Construction guide now for more insights about how to build a Humboldt Redwood deck.