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This deck is gauranteed to COLLAPSE, correct? This Old House

The ledger board is 2x8 and extends 5 feet past the corner of the house. The ledger board is two boards, and is currently lag bolted to the house with one bolt every 20 inches or so, in the center.

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Porch and Deck Ledger Conections to buildings

In humid climates, some deck builders prefer to leave a 1/2-inch air space between the ledger and house to assist with drying in the event that the ledger area gets wet. Because this weakens the connection, through-bolts should be used, as shown in Table 4-6 below.

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Extend ledger for second story deck?

The current deck just has joist hangers nailed into the house without a ledger so I'm wanting to add a ledger board. My question is should I extend the ledge board off of the house as seen circled in the picture or end it at the end of the house.

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I've had some plans drawn up for a deck, which extends 2 feet past the edge of my house. Should I simply extend the ledger board that 2 feet past the house, or is there something else I should be

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Extending a flush beam deck

I have a flush beam deck that I plan to extend. Right now the section is about 8' wide by 12" deep and is attached to the corner of the house and a covered porch- used to be decking also.

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Attaching Ledger to stone DIY Forums

Attaching Ledger to stone. Discussion in 'Building Construction' started by Mark D, Jul 10, Deck is almost on-grade at the house, and approximately 40" off grade at it's highest point. Thanks for your help Extending ledger past the roof line.

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How to Make a Ledger Board for a Deck Extension Home

Where a ledger attaches at the side of a house, the house provides a stable mount, and extending the ledger is simply a matter of installing another piece of pressure-treated ledger at the same

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Ledger Board To The House

As this deck will be larger, my question involves attaching a ledger board to the house that will EXTEND past the end of the house by about a 10-12 inches dont worry I have plenty of room to the property line to extend .

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Attaching a New Deck to a House: The Correct Method The

Water leaking around an old deck ledger can cause significant damage to the house framing. The existing house rim and the lower support walls need to be solid enough to support the multi-ton weight of a deck filled with people.

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Decks.com. Installing A Ledger Board Around A Corner

Sometimes you may want to extend your ledger board beyond the house to function as a beam with a post connection at the opposite end. In this case you will probably have to double up the ledger board for at least the half the distance to the post for adequate strength.

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Dont Build Decks To extend deck life, eliminate pockets

To extend deck life, That Rot eliminate pockets that catch water and debris. 2 Professional Deck Builder March/April 2007 house is key to a long-last-ing ledger connection. A sloped and flashed ledger above sheds water and debris. A properly flashed flat ledger thats flush with

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Can we extend our deck past the house?

We plan to build a deck on our house. The back of our house is straight all the way across. Extending out of the middle of the back of our house is an enclosed sun room that is 14 feet wide and 18 feet out from the house.

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Cantilevered Ledger Board

Example: If deck weighs X lbs and that is distributed over a 50" ledger at one end of the deck and distributed over a beam and 2 posts at the far outer end of the deck , if you extend the deck ledger past the house, you now have the original deck weight of x additional 24" of weight distributed over the same 50" ledger.

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Deck Ledger Board Questions

And since the deck is only 4" wider than the house it may not be such a big deal to have the ledger stop at the end of the house and the rim joist of the deck extend past the extra 4". However you may wish to flash and cover the exposed end of the ledger board at the end of the house.

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Flashing a Deck Ledger Board on Vinyl Siding The Family

Attaching a deck ledger board to a vinyl-sided house requires a few extra trim pieces to keep water from leaking behind the siding. Here's a rundown of the materials and procedure.

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Decks.com. How To Build A Deck

How To Build A Deck - Attaching The Ledger Board. The ledger provides much of a decks strength; it supports the joists at one end, and it provides stiffness to the framing. 16 penny or screws every two feet to temporarily attach the ledger. In our example, one of the ledger boards extends past the house. Do not drive the structural

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