4 oct 2012 , a simple way to build a deck or floor. this is quick and easy.
building codes call for stronger materials, and joints the higher off of the ground a structure becomes. in many jurisdictions, ground level decks may not require any inspection, while second story decks nearly always do. safety is the primary concern driving these differences. here are some changes to check your local code,
results 1 - 10 of 10 , how to build a solid, frost-proof deck footing. dig and pour your deck footings so they extend below the frost line. that way, they won't move, or heave, as the ground freezes and thaws… how to install joist hangers. if you install them properly, joist hangers will keep your decks and floors strong as,
begin creating the floor frame by marking the floor joist spacing on all of the beams following your building codes. typically this is 16 inches on-center (measured from the center of one joist to the center of the next). if you're installing parting boards in the middle of the deck, start marking the joist spacing from the center of,