Add the perfect deck and enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of your own home! Featuring complete deck styles created by master deck builders, this easy-to-read guide will walk you through the entire process of designing, building, and repairing a deck. The must-have guide includes chapters on safety, tools, materials, building techniques, footings, and foundations and more! It features a full-color gallery of each master deck builder designs including Kiefer, Barrett Outdoors, Casa Decks, Rolling Ridge Deck and Outdoor Living, All Decked Out and Decks Appeal. Then the master builders share their own techniques, tips, and tricks for building their deck design along with other design considerations. This edition is compliant with updated 2023 deck codes. Design and build the deck of your dreams whether you do it yourself or hire a contractor.