When building a deck, you have a few primary considerations to maximize its usefulness. This course looks at the following considerations: Waterproofing, Slip resistance, Splinter-proofing, Maintenance, and Aesthetics. We'll take at a look at different types of coverings, their lifespan, and advantages and disadvantages to using it for your deck covering. Finally, this course takes a closer look at installing a vinyl deck membrane, focusing on the details around the seams, drains, posts, and edges.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe four primary considerations to maximize usefulness when building a deck
  • Explain why it is important protect a deck against intrusion methods
  • Describe different types of deck coverings,their lifespan, and advantages and disadvantages to using it for your deck covering
  • Describe specifics of installing and maintaining vinyl outdoor flooring