Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of wood decking vs. composite and vinyl manufactured decking materials. Watch a video Start installing deck boards at the outside of the deck and work towards the house wall. Stagger butt
Hello looking for some advise as I move forward in regards to laying a new plywood/fiberglass deck over the Once the plywood is down, has screws into each deck beam and also into the old planking, it's time to seal up
How you attach the stair stringers to the top of the deck and to any landings will be critical. You should reinforce the rim behind the stairs to provide a solid base for attachment. Use positive connections to install stair stringers
Currently installing pressure treated stair stringers and from past experience, metal hangers have been used to fasten the stringers to the . That's ok, I like them better than a cleat for PT lumber as it's generally Hemlock.
20 Sep 2019 Finding the rise and run is easy, but framing stairs by installing one piece at a time is slow and labor intensive. In order to Next, I cut a 2x10 bottom cleat and a 2x6 sub riser equal to the width of the stairs, minus three inches.
There is a lot of "how to's" when installing the cam cleat on a deck, but not a lot with regards to installing on a mast. I am using the 438 Cam Matic Adapter Plate, which (looking at the install instructions) appears to be
When installing the decking which end do you prefer to start from My DIY book says to start from the ledger end and work your way out to the edge, adjusting the spacing on the last few boards so they fit. But I'm thinking it
23 Sep 2013 But the risk of beam rotation increases proportionally with the height of the post, and I always install lateral bracing . Considering that a single decking board costs around $50 these days, the added cost for screws is minimal.
They are less expensive than most othe fasteners and look like they might not take as much time to install. This hidden fastener system works on any treated lumber, hardwood, cedar, composite or PVC deck board. CAMO
11 Mar 2011 Some people who haven't used the HIDfast system express concern about how securely the cleats hold deck boards down. I recently had to remove a board during installation that was upside down; my 16 inch flat bar didn't