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Top 10 Deck-Building Mistakes - Fine Homebuilding

A new continuous handrail, albeit an unsightly one, had to be added.Woody Roberts. The error: Dont use nails or screws to fasten railing posts to deck framing, use bolts. The error: When a long built-up beam spans multiple posts, many builders run one ply long and extend it beyond the support posts. Many builders believe this

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How Do I Extend My Deck? - Building and Construction - DIY

I'd switch the posts to 6x6's and put a continouous beam accross the entire front. If you don't want to bolt into the house, install two other 6x6 posts by the house and float the deck. Ron

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How to Extend A Deck Design and Construction Tips

With your new deck design in place, a contractor will plot out where the new footers and posts will be installed. Then all the footers will be dug down to the proper depth based on local building codes, your decks design, and weight load.

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Extend Deck With Out New Posts - Building and Construction

Extend deck with out new posts. Whether the hot tub can be held is a function of the specific geometry of your deck, and cannot be answered without detailed information regarding the specific sizing and connections of structural elements on your deck, the proposed location of the tub, local code loading requirements, and knowledge of the

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How to Make a Deck Post Taller Home Guides SF Gate

Post caps come in different configurations, but for post joining applications, the post cap should have two equal sections or sleeves: One side slips over the end of a post on one side, and the

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extending 4X4 posts upward Fine Homebuilding Breaktime

On the two outside corners of the deck my 4x4 posts that hold it up 9 feet off of the roof-deck below extend up about 16" above the new deck. After this deck is established solidly I'm going UP by extending the 4X4's another 9 feet to a second deck/roof above the first.

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What is a Cantilever and Why would Your Deck want one

To extend a deck 17 from a house with traditional girder construction, youd need to upgrade all the joists and the ledger from 2x8s to 2x10s.² This brute force approach would add approximately $4 more per joist; for a deck 16ft wide including the 17 joists, ledger, rim joist, blocking, and joist hangers at the girder that amounts to an

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I would like to extend my deck by adding approx. a 10'x12

You would construct two new piers and columns to support a new beam, parallel to the existing, to hold the other end of the new joists. My second suggestion assumed you wanted to extend the existing deck along the house.

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anchor - How can I extend a deck post on an existing deck

So I know I need to either "extend" or put in new posts. Ideally, I would just replace the post with a longer one by attaching it to the the post anchor as explained here . However, the posts are embedded in the footing:

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How To Extend An Existing Deck, Expand An Old Deck, Make A

Extending An Existing Deck In This Article: The perimeter rim joists of the new structure is set up level and square, then holes are dug for supporting posts, and load-carrying beams are fabricated.

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Cantilever Deck Addition - Decksgo.com

If you can extend the cantilever by adding joists of the existing size then you will save a lot of time and effort. But you may find that the effort required to add another support beam closer to the new edge of the deck and then just removing the old post and beams isn't such a headache.

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framing - Extending an existing deck - Home Improvement

Extending an existing deck up vote 0 down vote favorite I am thinking about extending my existing deck, 10 ft wide by 18 ft long and replacing the deck boards with composite decking.

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