replying to jlucky25, Cynthia wrote:
Just seeing this now... 10 years after... commenting for others like me who see
it much later.
I would say that putting them perpendicular to the door would be best, as there
is less cutting the already 8 ft lengths and would be easiest to replace as they
wear out from door way to step. Yes, you could say you are walking the "plank",
but that is when placed over deep water. The same plank placed over a solid
spot, is the gangway used to come to land at the port in the storm, or embark on
I agree that crown placement is vital, and that screws over nails, drainage,
and support are also keys to success. However looks are what impacts you on a
daily basis, once the other details are tucked away, so they are just as
important to satisfy.
What did you go with and how did that work out in the long run?