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9 Trim upper, rear edge of each stringer the thickness of the risers. 10 Trim bottom end of each stringer the thickness of the treads. 11 Fasten the first and last stringers to the Deck frame with L-brackets. 12 Fasten the intermediate stringers with 3-inch Decking screws driven through the Deck frame and into the rear of the stringers. 13 attach risers to stringers with 3-inch Decking screws. 14 Install 4x4 railing posts with 3-inch screws. 15 Use jigsaw to notch treads to fit around railing posts.

DIY Deck Building - ledger attachment part 3. ... an impervious product should be applied between the ledger and home to provide proper flashing. aVOID aLUMINUM and never depend on caulk to provide a seal. (Tip; a 3' roll of ice and water protection cut ... looking for the supporting piece- if the House was build accoring to code you should have LVL or another solid supportive beam over that basement window. Read more. SHow less. Reply 1. Joe M2 years ago.

tom Silva attaching the ledger of an on-grade Deck. Photo by David Carmack. Remove the building's trim and siding to 1 foot above the top of where the ledger will sit. Cover the exposed sheathing with self-adhering waterproof membrane. Mark the exact location of the top of the ledger. (By code, any step down to the finish Decking, which sits atop the ledger, must be 4 to 7¾ inches below the door sill.) Snap a level chalk line. Cut a 2-inch-wide, 1½-inch-thick treated wood spacer for& ...

Watch This video from This Old House to learn How to attach a Deck to your House. Steps: 1 Remove Old ledger and flashing, then inspect plywood sheathing for rot; patch sheathing, if necessary. 2 Cover sheathing with two layers of adhesive-backed flashing. 3 Fasten metal L-bracket to end of rim joists with special hanger screws. 4 Set ends of rim joists against House and screw L-brackets to plywood sheathing. 5 Install ledger between rim joists; fasten to House wall& ...

This Old House general contractor tom Silva sHows How to save a wood Deck from a catastrophic collapse. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old Hous...

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In This video, This Old House general contractor tom Silva explains How to build a small Deck. Steps: 1. Remove siding and inspect plywood sheathing for rot; patch sheathing, if necessary. 2. Cover sheathing with two layers of adhesive-backed flashing. 3. Use galvanized nails to assemble pressure-treated Deck frame. 4. Fasten galvanized-metal L-brackets to end of 2x8 rim joists with special hanger screws. 5. Set ends of rim joists against House and screw L-brackets to plywood& ...

Home construction manuals also are little help, judging by a review of 19 books with Deck plans. Only one contained drawings sHowing all the details required to properly attach a Deck to a House. Many home owners expect local building officials to ensure that Decks are properly built, but This, too, is a risky assumption. although nearly all municipalities require Decks to be built "to code," many do not inspect home-owner or low-cost projects, often defined as those costing less than& ...

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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...

This Old House general contractor tom Silva sHows How to save a wood Deck from a catastrophic collapse.

In This How-to video, This Old House general contractor tom Silva gets all Decked out.

How to Build a Deck On The 2nd Story Of Your House Part One.

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Install the Beams. tom Silva and Kevin O'Connor install the support beams for the tree House. Photo by anthony Tieuli. Make a beam by joining a pair of 2x10s with construction adhesive and 16d ring-shank nails. Slide the beam onto the pipe bracket, as sHown, and center it. attach the bracket to the beam with 4-inch structural screws. Level the beam using a 4-foot level, then brace it by driving 2-inch Deck screws through 2x4s or Deck boards and into each end of the beam. Repeat& ...

May is National Deck Safety Month, and with barbecue season just around the corner, now's the time to take a closer look at the place where you'll host all your warm-weather gatherings. according to the North american Deck and Railing association, there's been an increase in the number of Decks that have collapsed, fallen apart, or otherwise failed. In most cases, simple upkeep could have prevented these incidents, which tend to happen (no surprise) when Decks are packed with& ...

Shoring up an Old Deck with new supports with This Old House general contractor tom Silva. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE...

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