decking choices for wood porch swings

Porch Swing Ideas for Your Porch, Deck or Patio

Front Porch Swings. Swing Options for Your Porch. Porch swings are a gathering place from which memories are made. Poems have been written and songs have been ... Although wood swings require more care than other types, you'll be surprised at how many options you have - some require very little maintenance.

Designing the Perfect Deck - All About The House

Jan 21, 2017 ... A wooden deck or composite decking material? ... My first deck was wooden, and it looked beautiful – but I found it to be a lot of maintenance. .... If you look carefully at some of these pictures, you'll see I even added in a swing set, a play area and a shed… those were really there already – and everything ...

Design Workshop: How the Japanese Porch Makes a Home Feel ...

Dec 9, 2014 ... The engawa is a generous hallway, a roofed transition zone, located between the interior rooms in a Japanese home and the garden, created by extending the interior floor outward. It's a room that defies traditional description — neither completely enclosed nor completely open. In Japanese culture it has a ...

Combat and Clean Mold from Your Wood Deck - All About The House

Aug 5, 2017 ... It's best to do this process in the driest days of summer, so that the wood will have a chance to dry out. Additionally, best maintenance practices call for keeping decking surfaces clear of debris, via sweeping or a leaf blower. If material has become stuck between deck boards (thereby preventing proper ...

19 Beautiful Backyard Building Projects | This Old House

Sure, you could plop a couple of deck chairs in your backyard for an impromptu sitting area. But a hand-built ... A smart option is to build a handsome wood lean-to shed against the house near the patio or garden. ... The go-to material for this project is rot-resistant cedar, though you can also make it from treated lumber.

Decking Industry Trends | Deck Pro | Backyard Decks - CraftJack

Sep 12, 2016 ... If a homeowner is looking at remodeling to improve lifestyle and ROI, adding a deck has become the right choice. The Wall Street Journal ... According to a Freedonia Group forecast on wood & competitive decking, they predict a 1.8% increase every year until 2020 in the decking industry. They also predict ...

Things to Consider When Installing an Ipe Deck - J Gibson McIlvain

Aug 7, 2017 ... Over the past several months we have written about tropical decking choices, Ipe importing seasons, and Ipe pricing fluctuations. This week we want ... By keeping the moisture content higher, we prevent large swings in moisture content and thereby prevent rapid expansions of the wood. Different climates ...

Deckgate (Literally, How To Make A Deck Gate) | Young House Love

Apr 28, 2014 ... We couldn't center the top hinge (it ran into the existing deck railing) so it rides a little low – but once the light wood is stained to match the rest of the deck we hope it won't be too ... So we're planning to add some sort of hook-and-eye latch to keep it propped open so it doesn't swing in the wind or anything.

To Rehab a Redwood Swing Set - All About The House

Aug 26, 2012 ... Last April, I wrote about maintenance tips for redwood swing sets - and in that article I mentioned I would soon be rebuilding a good part of my set with fr. ... The deck in my set was comprised of 4 sub-assemblies, three of which had carpenter bee damage and would be replaced. But once the set was broken ...

Deck and Cover! - * View Along the Way *

Especially if you're just watching. installing decking on top of deck joists. Did I mention it was cooooold that day? I did most of my photo-taking from right inside the door. IMG_0392 (Custom) It ended up taking them about ten total hours to get to THIS! Yay! (THANK YOU DAD!) New wooden deck at View Along the Way ...

Wood Deck Restoration with Behr DeckOver - Marty's Musings

At the very right of this picture I added a wedge-shaped section of deck to fill a corner where a fence used to be. Wood Deck Restoration with Behr Premium Deckover® - Marty's Musings. This is that section and became the new home for the swing…all new wood. Wood Deck Restoration with Behr Premium Deckover® ...

Porch Steps Designs And More - Front Porch Ideas and More

Concrete, a popular material for stairs, can be either be painted to match or complement your porch flooring. Painting is easy to ... See how she used porch floor paint and numbers to jazz her front steps. ... Many people opt for wooden steps due to costs, but if you can, consider other materials like concrete, stone, and slate.

Tutorial: Build an Amazing DIY Pergola and Firepit with Swings

Apr 10, 2015 ... Material Cost–. $1300 – All materials with the exception of seating and lighting. (Six) 6 foot porch swings – $600-$2000 depending on where you purchase them or if you choose to build them yourself and what materials you choose to use. We purchased ours for $100 per swing. (find a similar porch swing ...