joist calculator decking deck joist sizing and spacing

the layout term for joists is “on center” which is the center to center measurement from one joist to the next. most decks use 16" on center spacing for joists. most decking is not strong enough to support longer spans than 16". some builders reduce joist spacing to 12" on center to strengthen the deck frame or to increase 【Get Price】

joist layout for stronger decks professional deck builder

mar 20 2013 how many decks have you been on that bounce or vibrate under foot? though it's an uncomfortable sensation in most cases it doesn't suggest an imminent structural failure just joist spans stretched to the max. (the most common cause of deck collapses is the structure pulling away from the building not 【Get Price】

joist span calculator - decksgo

the titan post anchor is the most advanced hidden wood post anchoring system of its kind. the anchor is hidden within the post unlike unsightly bulky exterior metal post brackets. the future is here. see the titan.【Get Price】

calculator for deck joist options - fine homebuilding

sep 28 2017 with inputs for joist span lumber species dead and live loads and exterior exposure you can find just the right joist for your deck.【Get Price】

deck material calculator : inteplast building products

our calculator is the result of close collaboration with deck builders with decades experience working in the field to help you get the most accurate estimation of the estimated pieces of deck boards needed in different lengths; estimated number of fasteners needed; estimated number of joists needed; estimated number 【Get Price】

deck load calculator - decksgo

this calculator determines the size of each tributary area of your deck. it then determines the total load from each tributary area based on the design load of your deck. default is 50 psf which you can change. the total load for each tributary area is then divided by the area of each footing in order to determine the load psf 【Get Price】

joist calculator tutorial - youtube

may 23 2011 learn to use the joist calculator to easily determine the distance your deck joists can span between beams depending on the joist spacing and lumber species.【Get Price】