deck to house spacers over 2x4

Deck Construction - California Redwood Association

decks built of redwood are unique in their beauty and ... techniques and specifications based on decades of ... one of the best sides of your home— the outside. .... 2x4 and 2x6 only. .... penny nails as spacers and they are usually the handiest...

How to Safely Attach a Deck to a House - This Old House - YouTube

Jun 1, 2014 ... This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to save a wood deck from a catastrophic collapse. ... How to Safely Attach a Deck to a House - This Old House ... Published on Jun 1, 2014 ... Pressure-treated 2x4

How to Build a Stronger Deck Beam | Better Homes & Gardens

Our beams take about 2 hours to build (depending on size), and can be cut to ... Fasten the spacers, points up, to two beam lengths with 1-1/4-inch screws. ... up any deck: decking, joists (and when attached to a house, a ledger), beams, posts,...

Two Decks, Many Lessons | Professional Deck Builder | Codes and ...

I crunched through Simpson Strong-Tie's C-2009 connector catalog and its Deck ... the decking on his own house with the boards spaced 1/8 inch apart and has ... boards using nominal 1/4-inch plywood spacers for consistency (Figure 3). .... Instead, I simply screwed my 2x4 top and bottom rails to the deck side of the posts.

How to Install Decking: Step-by-Step Guide | The Home Depot Canada

Decking is usually 2x4, 2x6, or 5/4x6 boards installed on wide faces. ... Measure between the outside of the header joist and the house at the top of the ledger. Do this ... Install fasteners in the last joist where the board is firm against the spacer. Deck Ledger Spacers

Learn how to install deck ledger board spacers to allow air to flow behind your ledger ... the ledger board into place and secure it by bolting through the spacers.

How to Attach a Ledger Board for a Deck - YouTube

May 26, 2015 ... How to Attach a Ledger Board for a Deck ... Published on May 26, 2015 ... Jason is a contractor, host of Decks, Docks & Gazebos on Cottage...