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How do you build a deck close to the ground?

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2014-06-25 21:17:20


I have done it two different ways. One way is to build your

frame with all the joists and rim joists then manipulate the dirt

by moving it around or digging it out to make it level. Another way

is to put it on posts and raise it an inch or two off the ground

and level it by attching the joists to the posts using a large

level. There is no one way that is correct method everyone is

different. I like the post method cause it doesnt sit right on the

ground and will resist rot alot better.

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