build a deck with deck blocks

Precast concrete deck blocks are popular for building decks. Some are made with notches designed to hold standard-size posts beams and joists. Precast blocks that are available at home improvement centers usually are 12 inches square and 8 to 12 inches high. 【Get Price】

A backyard deck is an excellent way to expand outdoor living space but decks can be complicated time consuming and pricey. One way to build a ground level deck with simple construction without breaking the bank is to use prefabricated deck blocks for your foundation. 【Get Price】

Deck blocks make a very stable base but can be difficult to level if the ground settles; especially once the shed is built. The more the ground is disturbed trying to level the deck blocks the greater the chance they will settle out of level over time. I prefer the advanced method that makes the deck blocks adjustable. 【Get Price】

Deck Blocks are Simple. To use deck blocks level the places where the block will be placed. Using a mason's string level add or remove soil beneath the blocks until they are level from end to end. Be sure to pack the earth before replacing the block after each adjustment. Ready to Build. Deck blocks are ready to have the edge of a 2 x 6 ... 【Get Price】

Build a Floating Deck: Here is how I built a deck in my backyard.It's a "floating deck" which means it simply rests on blocks at ground level and is not anchored deeply in the ground. This type of deck can only be made in areas that do not have a deep winter frost. In... 【Get Price】