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Strengthening Connections

Outdoor spaces offer great opportunities for connection, creativity and contemplation. Whether you’re taking on a project for the love of the challenge, in need of a place to unwind, or for building bonds with family or friends — a strong, beautiful outdoor structure can make all the difference.

From ideas to tools to plans, we’re here to help you create the spaces that make life better.

Dream It

Need inspiration? Look through our current resources to find a project that sparks your interest.

Deck Center

Are you looking to build a new deck, or do you simply want to ensure that your current deck is safe and code compliant? Whatever your decking needs, our Deck Center has the solutions.

Outdoor Accents Contest Winner

Chula Vista’s Chris Lewis is a past Outdoor Accents grand prize winner. Lewis beautifully showcases the Simpson Strong-Tie Outdoor Accents Mission Collection™ line of decorative hardware on his DIY backyard pavilion.

Building Strong Blog

See some inspiring and practical projects with amazing craftsmanship from leading DIY experts. Innovative resources and industry insights to help construction professionals and DIYers build safer, stronger structures more efficiently.

Dream Deck Planner Contest Winner

Get inspired by this simple but elegant design by Dream Deck Design winner, Michael Colalillo, created with our new, easy–to–use Deck Planner Software™.

Design It

Our software makes planning and designing a new deck, pergola or other outdor structure quick and easy.

Deck Planner Software

As the leader in structural wood connectors, Simpson Strong-Tie is a perfect partner to help you build a strong, beautiful deck that will last for decades. Our Deck Planner Software enables you to use deck design software to design a deck in just a few minutes.

Pergola Planner Software

Simpson Strong-Tie’s easy-to-use Pergola Planner design software helps you plan your dream backyard by starting with a strong and beautiful pergola or other outdoor structure that will last for decades.

Build It

In styles from traditional to contemporary, we have products, plans, and guides to help you build your outdoor living space.

Deck Connection and Fastening Guide

The Deck Connection and Fastening Guide provides instructions on how to recognize defects and deficiencies in existing decks, and guidance for building strong, safe, long-lasting deck structures.

Strong-Tie DIY Projects

Building something that’s extraordinary, yet attainable can create a space that helps energize the soul and provide an inspirational focal point for your outdoor space.

Outdoor Accents Decorative Hardware

With Outdoor Accents, a complete line of decorative wood connectors and fasteners from Simpson Strong-Tie, you can now bring both design elegance and structural strength to your outdoor living areas.

Build a Stronger Deck

Our educational video series guides you through the most important components of building a safer, stronger deck.

Where to Buy

Find and get directions to Simpson Strong-Tie dealer locations near you.