STRUCTURAL STABILITY OF YOUR DECK. SIDING AND FLASHING: Siding or the exterior finish system must be removed prior to the installation of the ledger board. Flashing is required at any ledger board connection to a wall of wood frarned construction and shall be composed of copper (attached using copper nails),
The Attach-a-Deck device along with the Stucco Boot mounting platform are tested structural deck-ledger spacing systems designed to help prevent water from seeping into the building envelope. There is no need to remove siding from the home with the use of Attach-a-Deck devices. The deck ledger
My question has to do with attaching the ledger board to the rim joist. My house is brand-new and like many new houses, it uses the engineered I-Joists mounted to an engineered rim joist. I'm not that familiar with this type of a set up so I'm a little confused. The last deck I built (with a friend) was mounted
Editor's Note: SBCA has developed a research report entitled, “Attachment of Residential Deck Ledger to Metal Plate Connected Wood Truss Floor Systems (link is external),” which provides construction details for residential deck ledger attachment (link is external) to metal plate connected wood truss floor
To properly attach a deck ledger using 1/2″ lag screws, 5/16″ holes need to be pre-drilled through the ledger and rim joist. After that, a 1/2″ hole should be drilled through the Without all things being equal, there are certainly ways of installing through-bolts improperly. In the examples below, taken at a
With proper flashing, a wood deck will last many years; without it, the deck and the ledger it's attached to will quickly rot. Detailed photos in this.
The ledger, typically a 2 by 6, is usually designed to hold one end of the patio-roof rafters. Locating and mounting the ledger is normally a fairly easy process; the ledger should be attached before the foundation is built for a deck, patio roof posts, and other struture. If attaching a patio roof to a ledger beneath
In the second episode of our new series, Jason Lake shows you how to properly attach a ledger board when building a deck. Jason is a contractor, host of Deck
Photos sportfury provides show the brackets attached to the side of a house, on which a previously mounted ledger board had caused a lot of water damage. Freestanding decks aren't an option in sportfury's area, and the brackets offered a good solution. “The deck has been up for two years and there is no
To properly attach a deck ledger using 1/2" lag screws, 5/16" holes need to be pre-drilled through the ledger and rim joist. After that, a 1/2" hole should be drilled through the Without all things being equal, there are certainly ways of installing through-bolts improperly. In the examples below, taken at a
Attaching the ledger board for a deck. The ledger is a board that is bolted to the house to support one end of the deck joists. It is a bit of a hybrid—part foundation, part framing—and installing it is usually the first construction task in deck building. With the ledger firmly and properly in place, it will be easier to lay out the rest of
Ledger Attachment. (page 8). Stair Tread-to-. Stringer (page 17). Joist-to-Ledger. (page 14). Stair Stringer-to-. Deck Framing. (page 17). Beam-to-Post. (page 13). Post-to-Concrete. (page 11–12). Joist-to-Beam. (page 15). A system of key connections throughout the deck framing, also known as a continuous load path,
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