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perfection from the ground up. when you daydream about your dream deck chances are you haven't given much thought to what lies beneath it. even though your deck's substructure may not make the family photos it's actually the most important part of your new outdoor space. our durable triple-coated steel beams【Get Price】

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mar 1 2007 one way to overcome this problem is to use a ledger that is larger than the joists. if you're using 2x8 joists you need a 2x10 ledger. bevel the top of the ledger and install it 11/2 inch higher than the joists. install the first deck board 3/8 inch to 1/2 inch away from the ledger to allow the organic matter and【Get Price】

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dec 1 2014 some large natural stone tiles that aren't as uniformly strong as ceramic tile may require an even stiffer structure. these deflection limits apply both to the framing supporting the substrate and to the substrate itself (for example when a concentrated load is applied between joists). according to load tables【Get Price】

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lay the pressure-treated deck joists. making sure everything is level lay the 2" x 6" deck joists on edge inside the deck blocks. measure from each 2x6 to make sure they are evenly spaced 2 feet apart.【Get Price】

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feb 27 2018 synopsis: in this article mike guertin takes an in-depth look at prescriptive deck-building codes when it comes to one of the deck's most basic components: joists. he describes how joist spans and cantilevers are determined in both the irc and residential wood deck construction guide (dca) and【Get Price】

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pressure-treated lumber is the logical choice for the structural part of your deck—the posts joists beams and other members you normally don't see. pressure-treated lumber can heartwood contains the natural preservative oils that give these woods their resistance to decay and insect attack. heartwood in these species【Get Price】

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mar 20 2013 (the most common cause of deck collapses is the structure pulling away from the building not joist failure.) even a deck that meets irc requirements can be (i prefer to double the outside joists as do some deck builders which adds 2 joists for a total of 11. but i've based the layouts and cost calculations【Get Price】