correct spacing of deck boards

Decking expansion gaps | Screwfix Community Forum

Aug 3, 2006 ... Hi mate, you need a gap. get 3 off cuts of joist or deck board about ... board. you cant put boards down tight its not the correct way to do decking.

Properly spacing deck boards - DecksGo.com

Mar 12, 2015 ... As I'm replacing the boards I want to get a good look, so I'm wondering if it's better to have a space between each deck board, or should I flush...

How to Space Deck Boards | Hunker

When building a deck, you need to space the deck boards out to allow for ... The correct spacing helps ensure that the boards won't expand into each other,...

Proper Deck Board Spacing - TimberTown

Oct 24, 2013 ... When you're figuring out decking the number one concern for most people is what kind of wood to use. But what you may need to focus on first...

Decks.com. How To Build A Deck - Decking

Spacing between deck boards provide a few critical functions. The primary function is to drain water from the deck. Gaps that are narrow (1/8鈥?, can catch debris,...

New Deck Spacing ????? | This Old House

Jun 16, 2008 ... In laying the deck flooring, I put the boards together with no space ... any ideas on how to either create spacing or to fix this with "minimal" cost?