New Deck

The new deck is completed! The old deck, while it had a great view, was impractical because we could not access the deck without going through the house and this made it impossible to contract with a snow removal company to clear the deck during the winter. The old deck planking was also composed of an inexpensive pine that splintered easily and required annual sealing and painting. And last, but not least, was the fact that the old deck rails were 6 inches apart, which is 2 inches more than code. The new deck now wraps around the south side … Continue reading