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Adding 16.5" To Length Of Deck, Sistering 2x6 - Building

Adding 16.5" to the end of my deck. It will be in the same direction as the joists so I just need to sister some additional pieces to the end of the joists. The total cantilever will only be 26" and I have read that maximum cantilever for 2x6 joists is 30" so I should be ok in that regard. I just

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Is deck joist sistering a sloppy repair? - Home

Sistering is fine, with one exception: if you have deck boards meeting at your crummy joists, those could present problems in the future. But even if you don't, cutting out the old crappy joists and putting new in is just about the same amount of work.

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Sistering A Deck Joist? - Building and Construction - DIY

One of my deck joists is cracked at the end of the board where it is attached to the ledger with a joist hangar. The crack is about 8 in long lengthwise. What would be the best method repair? Should I try sistering the joist or just adding a new joist directly next to the cracked one maybe a few

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Beam Sistering Deck - Decks and Fencing - Contractor Talk

Re: Beam Sistering Deck Your center beam is supporting TWICE the weight as the outside beam and the ledger supports, that beam and posts will need to be considerably larger than the outside edge beam and posts/piers.

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How to Repair a Joist With a Sister Board Home Guides

The better alternative is to cut the sister board to the same final length of the original joist. Match the ends to engage the ledger supports just like the original joist. Temporarily install the

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Repairing/Sistering Cantilevered Deck Joist - JLC-Online

Re: Repairing/Sistering Cantilevered Deck Joist Well- to start, the only way to repair the cantilevers as they exist would be to remove the flooring to the interior to allow you to bring the new joists in to the house by some ration- 3-1 was the old standard.

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Repair Rotting Deck Joists - Extreme How To

Cut a reinforcing sister joist from lumber that is the same dimension as the damaged joist. Treat all sides of the new joist with the sealer, and face-nail it flush over the old joist with 10d nails or screws every 2 feet.

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Sistering Deck Joists - DoItYourself.com Community Forums

Decks, Patios, Porches, Walkways, Driveways, Stairs, Steps and Docks - Sistering Deck Joists - Im building a deck thats 24x22 with two beams spaced 10 feet apart 2x10 construction, 12OC . I hope

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How to Sister a Wood Deck Post for Beam Splice Support

I raised the deck until the 2×10 rim joists were about 1/4 inch higher than the top of 6×6 deck post, then fastened the 2×6 sister block cleat to the 6×6 deck post with eight 8 of the 5 inch long FastenMaster LedgerLok structural wood screws which have Stronger design shear values than 1/2 inch lags. I drilled 1/8 inch pilot holes

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Fixing Floor Bounce Or Deflection By Joist Sistering

What Is Joist "Sistering"? Sistering a joist simply means attaching more material to the side of the joist. This can mean a new joist of the same size and length is screwed or nailed firmly to the old joist, or it can be a smaller structural member.

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sistering? - Professional Deck Builder Forums

I am about to build a deck that has dementions bigger than the size of the lumber. My question is- when for instance the length of the deck is 24 feet and the beams are located at 12 feet and 22 feet with a 2 foot cantilever at what points and how far would you sister the joists and what method of sistering is prefered?

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Top 10 Deck-Building Mistakes - Fine Homebuilding

If sistering deck joists to floor joists isnt an option, adding a beam, posts, and footings can help to relieve some of the stress placed on the fasteners connecting the ledger to the end grain of the cantilevered floor joists.

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