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Tony Wood

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Expertise

I can answer questions pertaining to deck design and construction and offer insight into the pros and cons of various designs and materials options.

Experience in the area

I am a life time resident of North Carolina with over 30 years experience in multiple facets of the industrial, commercial and residential construction industry. For the past 23 years I have owned and operated Wood's Home Maintenance Service, providing services primarily in Johnston, Wake and Sampson Counties of North Carolina.

Organizations

NFIB

Publications

Several Home improvement articles published on Angie's List and other online forums.

Education/Credentials

High School graduate ~ proficient in CAD (computer aided design), Open Office program suite.

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Ronn11/19/16101010Tony Your answer could have not been .....
Shaun08/20/16101010Thanks Tony!!! Iam going to take your .....
Angel06/18/15101010Thanks, Tony!
Beth04/07/15101010Extremely fast response, very thorough, and clear .....
Susan10/17/14101010All the replies from the "Experts" were .....

Recent Answers from Tony Wood

2016-11-18 Deck:

Hi Ronn,    In much the same way that a good parent sometimes has to tell there children no to something they really want, I feel strongly that any good contractor would try to dissuade you from going

2016-08-17 Sealing a deck:

Hi Shaun,    I must say I am skeptical of using plywood for the flooring of an un-roofed deck and even more so of sealing it with the products you specified.  There are specific and legitimate reasons

2015-06-19 Wood posts followup:

Hi Tom,    Based on the information you provided I think the light duty ones from Lowes will be fine.  The issues you are likely to have with a post base are as follows:  Strength - in some applications

2015-06-09 Stairs/Rise/Run:

Hi Angel,     If you use the entire run with the amount of rise indicated the steps will be unusually long (and odd looking).  Unless there is a compelling reason to use the entire run I would recommend

2015-04-07 Building a Simple Step:

Hi Beth,    The project you have described should not be too difficult to build with a few basic tools.  If you don't have access to a saw are unsure of your abilities using one, any of the big box stores

 

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