Top 10 Deck-Building Mistakes - Fine Homebuilding Mar 19, 2012 Also, using only one-half of a two-part post-to-beam connector and installing under-size bolts in 6×6 post bases are common installation errors To meet the span tolerance of this diagonally installed composite decking properly, additional joists and hangers had to be added to the existing deck framing.
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How to Build a Deck: Post Holes and Framing - Lowe's Secure a Deck Post to the Footing. Place the posts on the brackets — making sure they're plumb — and secure them with 10d nails or structural screws. If you're installing on an existing concrete pad, drill into the pad and install concrete anchors to secure the brackets.
Small Backyard Deck Part7 - Installing a Titan 6x6 Post Anchor Jan 17, 2011 Installing a 6x6 Titan Post Anchor on a cedar post for a deck rail. Learn about deck building, how to design and build decks to make your backyard look great
Building a roof over an existing deck - Scout.com We don't know how high up from the ground the deck is. 6x6 poles may be a bit iffy. You probably should use 6x8's or 8x8's. You want to take the weight of the roof, and any snow load, and pass it down to the ground. If you can afford them and you can find them, you should replace the existing posts with ones that are high
How To Attach Deck Roof Support Posts - Decks & Fencing I have a client who wants a deck built approximately 10' off the ground with a roof. 20' 6x6 PT posts would be long enough to use as both deck support and roof support, but the expense isn't justified.
How to Install a 6x6 Wood Deck Post - HandymanHowto.com Dec 13, 2014 How to Install a 6x6 Wood Deck Post by jack up the deck, install a new 6x6 deck post with steel connectors and remove the temporary support post.
Stronger Post-to-Beam Connections Professional Deck Builder Sep 23, 2013 For that, I want a wood bridge between the beam and the post. Beam rotation isn't a problem with every post-to-beam connection, though, so I plan accordingly. The specific detail I use depends on the size of the post, the position of the beam, and whether the installation is for a new deck or a retrofit.