Personally, I would (and have done it this way) drill all the way through the concrete foundation and run long bolts, or threaded rod, bolting your ledger board to the wall. This way anchors cannot slip out if they don't have a good purchase on the concrete. Remember to insert spacers between the concrete
If the siding is not up off the deck, the water will soak into the backside of the siding, and from there can enter the house via capillary action. One way to overcome this problem is to use a ledger that. Figure 4. Although it's common practice to bring an. L-shaped flashing down the wall and kick it out over the ledger, the
Prevent rot from occurring at deck ledger connections by using Deck2wall Spacers. The plastic spacers provide a space for water and debris to flow harmlessly through the assembly. The space between the ledger and house helps prevent the accumulation of moisture and promotes circulation and drying. Versatile design
The Maine Deck Bracket is a long-lasting and reliable method of attaching decks, stairs, signs and other appendages to buildings. Maine Deck Brackets are rugged . Everflashing comes in two sizes: 1-1 2-in. for standard ledger installations and 2-1 8-in. for deck-to-wall spacers. Available in 8- and 10-ft.
Lately I've been seeing problematic deck ledger flashing details so I'd like to share with you my perspective on how to properly flash and secure your deck to the house. Properly Make sure the house wrap is long enough to cover over the top of the drip cap. (This is a Below is a sketch showing a section of the brick wall.
Our deck is 420 sq. ft. and cost $8,500 (in 2000) including the planters and privacy wall. Using plastic composite decking (we used ) instead of cedar or treated added substantially to the project cost, but when you figure that 15 years from now you'll be vacationing in Mexico instead of replacing the old deck, it doesn't
Mounting your new trellis directly to the wall using spacers is the quickest and easiest method of attaching it. Plus it leaves plenty of space This method involves just four 3 1 2-inch-long screws and either four 1 1 8 inch-long copper pipe couplings, or pieces of 1 2-inch-diameter PVC pipe. I'm using PVC, so I cut the pipe
Ledger board spacers are designed to provide an air space between the house wall and the ledger board to prevent rot. Multiple stainless steel washers can be used or a variety of engineered products designed specifically for this application. Deck ledger board spacers are easy to install and provide a larger bearing
Apply it over the ledger-to-house joint so one leg covers the top of the spacer blocks and ledger and the other leg extends up the wall. Cut a strip of metal flashing at least 6 inches wide and as long as the ledger. (If more than one strip of flashing is needed, overlap the ends by 3 inches and bed them in siliconized acrylic
Since the code only recognizes through-bolting when spacing a ledger off the wall you would have to cut open the ceiling to install the washers and nuts and then patch the ceiling. But now you can use proprietary Though the code doesn't mention it, the plastic Deck2Wall spacers can also be used.