Deck Remodeling Specialists Salem OR

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Deck Construction Materials. You will find helpful, informative articles about Deck Construction Materials, including "Ask an Expert: Deck Edition". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Salem, OR that will answer all of your questions about Deck Construction Materials.

The Home Depot
3021 Cherry Ave NE
Salem, OR
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Home Depot #4030
(503) 587-7130
3021 Cherry Ave, Ne
Salem, OR
Saffron Sply Co
(503) 581-7501
325 Commercial St NE
Salem, OR
Consolidated Supply Co
(503) 779-2282
2710 Pringle Rd. SE Suite 110
Salem, OR
Consolidated Supply Co
(877) 432-7473
2800 Pringle Rd SE
Salem, OR
Home Depot #4006
(503) 581-9688
3795 Hagers Grove Rd SE
Salem, OR
Champion Feed
(503) 585-7140
5711 Gaffin Road S.E.
Salem, OR
Fastenal- Salem
2949 22nd Street SE Salem, OR, 97302
Salem, OR
Western Tool Supply- Salem
2315 25th Street SE Salem, OR, 97302
Salem, OR
Lowe's #1600
(503) 589-4333
1930 Turner Road Southeast
Salem, OR

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 ...

Click here to read the rest of this article from