Last Activity:06-08-2012 3:30 PM
Posted in thread: Flashing ledger board- brick on 05-02-2012 at 07:05 AM
My project continues and as I was tearing off the old deck, I discovered there was no flashing
installed on the ledger board. What are my options at this point other than taking down the
board or buil...
Posted in thread: Cedar shims for joists on 04-30-2012 at 09:11 AM
If that's the case, I can't be 100 percent level due to change in moisture levels. What should
my tolerance be? 1/8 inch? I'm installing PVC decking.
Posted in thread: Cedar shims for joists on 04-30-2012 at 07:37 AM
Anyone have experience, good or bad, using cedar shims for uneven deck joists?
Posted in thread: Rim joist on 03-24-2012 at 01:11 PM
The rot i believe came from a terribly constructed Florida room that sat on top if it. Here are
some pics. Found a 20ft piece this morning
Posted in thread: Rim joist on 03-20-2012 at 07:38 AM
Ok thanks! I think I will go with a single board especially since there will be a railing
attached. Will probably do some blocking where the 4x4 posts will be.
Posted in thread: Rim joist on 03-19-2012 at 12:47 PM
I ran into some rot issues on the front rim joist of my deck. The previous owner who installed
the joist had butted two 2x8s together to creat the front joist. It spans 18 ft in total. My
question is ...