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Buckled Porch Boards | This Old House

A carpenter replaced all the old deck boards on our front porch with 1x4 ... Now every winter the floor buckles, and in the spring it flattens out again. ... Here's the fix: Pull up the boards, prime all their edges and bottom faces if they aren't ... me most about your photos is that I don't see any nails where the flooring has buckled.

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A local carpenter is building a deck for my friend and he butted all .... About five years ago, I was doing several a week with a guy I was working with (new ..... edge lifts and the boards "buckle"... i'm not talking about "cupping".

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10 Common deck defects and how to solve them - Realty Executives

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New Deck Spacing ????? | This Old House

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