how to install deck boards

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installing the decking. decking 5/4 x 6 boards goes down next. since this deck is wide it will have two parting boards running down the middle perpendicular to the decking. extra bracing between the middle floor joists supports the boards.

installing deck boards usually begins at the house wall and goes out toward the end with the boards always running perpendicular to the joists. measure from the outside edge of one rim joist to the outside edge of the other one to get the length of the first 2 deck boards. then add to that length the amount needed to cover .

deck boards that run in the direction of the slope; this will aid rainwater run-off meaning the deck is less slippery and less prone to algae build-up. there is no need to remove an old patio or concrete base where you plan to lay decking.

building the deck frame. step 3: attaching the deck frame to a building. step 4: fixing your joists. step 5: fitting deck newel posts. step 6: fit the decking boards. step 7: fitting the balustrading. step 8: build attach the steps. step 9: .

lay deck boards. the different deck board layouts shown in fig. 3 from chevron to diagonal are created using 140mm wide boards and 80 x 80mm bearers. plan your layout before assembling your bearers as the pattern will affect the spacing and number .

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how to install deck boards