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If you haven't already read our free information on planning your deck or gazebo project, please check out our Plan & Design section under the "How-To" menu. Otherwise, below is a detailed list of the topics covered in the Plan and Design section of the BestDeckSite Password Area. For a complete outline of all the sections and topics covered see the Password Coverage Page. If you want the best gazebo and deck building information, Get A Password Today.

  • Building Code Models
    Discussion of the various Building Code models and the new (IBC) International Building Codes (IBC). Includes the rationale behind Building Codes.
     
  • You & Your Building Inspector
    Information about what your Building Inspector wants and how to make the process go along smoothly.
     
  • Building Permits
    Information about how to get a building permit and the pros and cons of obtaining a permit.
     
  • Building Code Checklist
    A short checklist of the most pertinent Building Codes and items you'll need to obtain a building permit.
     
  • Can I Build Here?
    All about plat maps, site maps, property lines, easements, covenants, right-of-ways, HOA, and set-backs.
     
  • Avoiding Buried Utilities & Other Stuff To Watch Out For
    Keeping away from electric, water, sewer, and a checklist of other items to consider during the initial planning stages.
     
  • Getting The Lay Of The Land
    Measuring the slope of the yard in order to better determine the type of framing that will work best.
     
  • Sketching Out A Rough Draft
    How using 1/4"x1/4" graph paper can help you avoid problems later on.
     
  • Plumb, Level & Square
    Calibrating and using a carpenter's level, a line level, and a water level.
     
  • Making Batter Boards
    How to lay out your project with wooden stakes and string.
     
  • Right Triangle Method
    One of several methods shown to ensure your layout is just right.
     
  • Creating A Design
    Framing a Wrap-around Deck
     

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