Deck Remodeling Specialists Mason City IA

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Plumb Supply
(641) 423-0164
45 19th Street, SW
Mason City, IA
 
Fastenal- Mason City
641-423-3337
904 S. Federal Ave Mason City, IA, 50401
Mason City, IA
 
Kramer Hardware
(641) 424-6101
440 S Il Ave
Mason City, IA
 
Kramer Hardware
(641) 357-7080
820 Hwy 18 West
Clear Lake, IA
 
Southport S/C
(641) 421-4700
1720 S Federal Ave
Mason City, IA
Store Hours
Sears Stores
Store Type
Sears Stores
Hours
Mon:10-20
Tue:10-20
Wed:10-20
Thu:10-20
Fri:10-20
Sat:10-20
Sun:12-18
Store Features
Mon:10-20
Tue:10-20
Wed:10-20
Thu:10-20
Fri:10-20
Sat:10-20
Sun:12-18

United Building Centers
(641) 424-4952
516 2nd Nw
Mason City, IA
 
Menard's 3094
(641) 423-0151
540 Village Green Dr SW
Mason City, IA
 
Farmers Coop Lumber Co.
(641) 357-2151
1800 7th Ave North
Clear Lake, IA
 
Kramer Hardware
(641) 424-6101
440 S Il Ave, Across from Mason City High School
Mason City, IA
 
Kmart 4485 / Cross Merch
(641) 424-1620
2006 4Th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

Ask an Expert: Deck Edition

Now that summer has arrived, many homeowners are finding ways to expand their living spaces to the outdoors. Naturally, building a deck quickly comes to mind, along with this question from one of our members...

    "What are some things we should look out for when building a deck? "

erick We passed this question along to our Remodeleze contractors and here's what Erick Rickard of Rickard Construction had to say on the matter...

"The most common mistakes I encounter on most decks is the flashing. Flashing is the water barrier between the deck ledger (the board attached to the house that holds up your deck) and your home. When water comes down the side of your house it comes into contact with the deck and the ledger. If incorrectly installed this can cause water damage and moisture in your homes framing. The best way to avoid water damage is by placing small blocks between the deck ledger and your home. These blocks must be siliconed (caulking) and capped with either copper or lead. The ledger is then attached to the sealed and capped blocks. This method allows for air to flow through and dry out the area.

Another option I recommend is placing the cap over the ledger and over the siding below. Then use a house wrap like Tyvek or Tar Paper over the cap as well. Lastly you'll want to make sure that the last deck board has at at least a 1/8 inch gap from the home. A qualified contractor will use these or similar methods when building your deck and ...

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