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Can you build a deck with wet wood?

Yes, always
In most cases
In some cases
No, never
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Question: Can you build a deck with wet wood?
Top Answer (30% of 13 votes): In most cases.

Answer: No, never
Explanation: It is not a good idea as the materials can distort when wet
Construct Boss
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: You usually want dry wood to reduce shrinking or the chance of a board splitting. However, you cannot always have favorable conditions.
ATX Residential Construction
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: Pressure treated lumber has moisture when purchased
Custom Sunrooms & Home Improvements
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Yes I can, but not recommended, as the wood tends to warp during drying process.
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