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How to Build a Retaining Wall
Instead of using stone or timbers, make an attractive, long-lasting retaining wall from pressure-treated 2x4s, plywood and trim boards. Construction is fast and simple, and the materials are much lighter to work with.
Starting from one side of the deck, attach the first sheet of 3/4 treated plywood flush and square to one corner of the floor. Secure into place with 1 1/2 deck screws every 8 inches along the connection of each support board.
This outdoor room looks expensive. but that's just what the homeowner wants you to think. Inexpensive building materials such as gravel, cinder blocks, and pressure-treated wood form the backbone of the design. Tile backboard and salvaged plywood, stained a soft blue and attached to a custom frame, give the tiny yard privacy.
Solution 5: Exterior Floor Covering - DeckRite is a sheet material that comes on a roll, much like sheet vinyl flooring. It basically turns your old deck into an outdoor floor with no gaps in it and creates a watertight roof for the area beneath your deck. As long as your old deck boards are at least 5/4 thick and structurally sound, you can screw 1/2-in. pressure-treated plywood right over it and stick the flooring membrane on top. If the deck is really big, it might require multiple…