Getting Started

Wood decks and porches are attractive to potential buyers because they increase the usable living area of a home by enhancing the beauty and functionality of the outdoor living space. There are many reasons to choose a wood deck. It’s easy to work with and offers environmental benefits, aesthetic warmth and enhanced value to a home. Here you’ll find a wide range of resources to get your next wood deck project started.

Safety & Maintenance

DIY Articles & Videos

Real Wood vs Alternative Materials

Choosing Your Species

There are a range of North American wood species and grades you can choose to construct a high-quality deck or porch. Explore these resources to learn more.