Waterproofing the deck depends on what benefits the user is looking for. The best products work to repel water, preserve the wood and screen out UV rays.There is a choice between an oil- or water-based product. More »

Behr's popular wood coatings for decks include its premium line of products: deckover, transparent weatherproofing all-in-one wood finish, and semi-transparent and solid color weatherproofing all-in-one wood stains and s... More »

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As reviewed by DeckStainHelp.com on criteria including appearance after initial application, ultra-violet graying after two years, wear and tear, ease of application and color darkening, TWP, Armstrong Clark and Defy dec... More »

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RedGard waterproofing products are available for purchase at The Home Depot and Amazon.com. As RedGard's manufacturer, Custom Building Products, points out, not all RedGard products are available for purchase at all bric... More »

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A modern deck may be bare wood or concrete, the surround of an infinity pool, a platform for an outdoor fire pit, or a breezy slab of planks perched off an upper level among the trees. Resourceful design of a contemporar... More »

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Some benefits of using plastic or vinyl lattice for a deck include ease of installation, durability and low maintenance. Lightweight as well, vinyl lattice may cost less for repairs over the life of the deck than some ot... More »

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Deck designs can include a screened-in porch, a tiered deck, and a wraparound deck. Each type of deck comes with its own advantages that can include diversity of activities or protection from pests. More »

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