Google Answers: I need a Beam for my deck to support 2x10 floor Joists I am building a deck onto my house. The area in question has a 15' x 34.375' dimension. I would like to use (2)2" x 10" x 34.375' as the beam but not sure if it will hold the weight of the deck plus furniture and possible a hot tub. The beam would run parallel to the house and will be support by (5) 4 x 4 post equally spaced, 15' from the house. There would be 2" x 10" x 15' floor joist lumber spaced on 16" centers spanning 34.375',the joist will be covered by 3/4" plywood
Joist Layout for Stronger Decks Professional Deck Builder 20 Mar 2013 Keep in mind that joist spacing may be dictated by the type of decking boards to be installed and how they are to be laid out. Check with the decking manufacturer for this information. So, what joist size and spacing should you use? 2x10 joists at 24-inch centers. For our "base case," let's look first at what we need to meet residential code. Both the 2009 IRC and the DCA6-09 allow #2 southern pine 2x10s to span 13 feet 1 inch at 24 inches on-center at a design load
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Decks. Deck Joist Cantilever Rules and Limits 30 May 2017 Learn what factors determine the maximum joist cantilever overhang that is allowed for a deck. The distance your joists can safely cantilever or overhang a drop beam is determined by the size of the joists, the wood type and grade of the lumber and the spacing between joists. Many building departments limit joist cantilevers to 24" maximums. You must use at least 5 framing nails Southern Pine, 2x6, 1'-0", 1'-1", 1'-4". 2x8, 1'-10", 2'-0", 2'-4". 2x10, 3'-1", 3'-5", 2'-10".
Decks. Beam Span Chart Table Learn how to size your deck beam using this easy to use span table. Just cross reference the post spacing and joist length to determine the beam size. double ply beam can span in feet a value equal to its depth in inches. A double 2x12 beam can span 12 feet; a (2) 2x10 can span 10 feet and so on. Dimensional Lumber deck Beam Span Chart. The numbers in gray indicate the distance between the support posts. Numbers in blue are joist spans ( beam to beam or house to beam)
using 2x8 treated lumber? - Houzz 30 Jun 2010 grullablue, this is an old thread but this came up on my google search. How is the 2x8 decking looking? I am getting my existing 2x6 deck boards replaced as. I am thinking I will use 2x8 instead of 2x6 or standard 5/4x6 deck boards. 2x8 will match the indoor flooring width, which I love. Any cupping issues? I also read that 2x8 will develop more space as shrinkage will be more. I would like to know how yours is holding up. If anyone else has any inputs, I am all ears.
Building Code -Decks - Adjala Tosorontio deck Joist Requirements. TYPICAL HOUSE WALL CONSTRUCTION. 4" BRICK VENNER. 1'' AIR SPACE. OSB OR PLYWOOD SHEATHING. 2X6 STUDS . RIM / HEADER BOARD. floor JOISTS. FOUNDATION WALL. deck joists shall be minimum No. 2 grade of softwood lumber and shall be mechanically fastened to ledger board with hangers. Hangers shall be fastened using a minimum ~Od common nail. (Spiral, roofing nails, air gun nails, or screws are not sufficient). deck joists
How Far Can a Deck Joist Span? - Fine Homebuilding 8 Mar 2015 And that's just what many deck builders, designers and inspectors have probably done for years. The problem is that those tables are intended for interior floors, not decks. decks get wet and may be framed with incised treated lumber so span reductions need to be applied. Sign up for eletters today and get the latest how-to from Fine Homebuilding, plus special offers. Table R507.5 deck Joist Spans. Until now, the IRC didn't have deck joist span tables but the 2015
Using 2 x 10 treated lumber for decking - DecksGo Using 2 x 10 treated lumber for decking. by Ron (Clinton, OH). I am tearing down a large deck and have an abundance of 2 x 10 treated that are in excellent shape. Can I build a new deck that is 12' x 14' using all 2' x 10" boards including floor decking? Do I need to rip the deck boards down to prevent warping? Editor's Comment's: There is certainly no problem using the 2x10s for any of the structural framing of the deck. Using 2x10 treated lumber for decking is another matter entirely.
Deck Parts: Joists, Beams, Ledger - BestDeckSite When you build your deck or gazebo, make sure you understand how to compensate for "wet service" conditions. For a very modest price you can get a password and have instant access to all the wet lumber design information you'll need to make sure your deck and/or gazebo won't fail under heavy loading. floor Joists: In general, "2x" (two-by) lumber with an actual thickness of 1-1/2" is used for floor joists. Probably the most common floor joist size is 2x8 lumber - actual size is
Deck Construction Guide - American Wood Council This document is not intended to preclude the use of other construction methods or materials not described herein. Table 1. Common Species and Use Categories for Decay Resistance.1. Species. Above. Ground. Ground. Contact. P rese rva tive . American Wood Council. Table 3A. Dimension Lumber deck Beam Spans (LB)1 for Joists Framing from One Side Only. Joist Spans (L) Less Than or Equal to: Species. Size4. 6'. 8'. 10'. 12'. 14'. 16'. 18'. Southern Pine. 2-2x6. 6' - 8". 5' - 8".
Ledger-Bolting Requirements in the 2012 IRC Professional Deck 1 May 2012 That's with a 2x8 ledger and a 2x12 band joist. With some combinations, you would even need to step up to the deck from the house. The allowable bolting area on a 2x10 ledger is shaded yellow. The allowable bolting area on the band joist is shaded gray. With the deck flush to the floor, the allowable bolting region of a 2x10 ledger and 2x10 band joist is within the blue area. The allowable region for the bottom bolt restricts the distance the deck can step down at the