best staggering of seams on a 40 foot long deck

Question on Laying 5/4 x6 deck boards | This Old House

Jul 10, 2012 ... Hello everyone,, I have a question on putting down decking on free standing pool deck. What is the best way to lay down the boards on a deck...

Tips for How to Build a Deck | The Family Handyman

The result is a better deck, less hassle and fewer problems. ... placing a seam (or seams, on bigger decks) and using the same length boards for each section.

Odd Deck Board Configuration (install, code, better, remove ...

And really, it's a composite deck, it's not going to look 'natural' by any means. ... The Trex installation guide clearly shows to stagger butt seams every row not every two rows, ... 03-22-2015, 07:40 AM ... for rack control, it's irrelevant how or where the joints meet as long as it is on a double framing member.

How to Stagger Deck Boards | Home Guides | SF Gate

When you are staggering joints across a deck, the joints must always meet up on top of a joist so that both pieces mount to the support. While fasteners across...

Building a Curved Deck With Synthetic Decking - Fine Homebuilding

Sep 1, 1997 ... A contractor specializing in deck construction takes advantage of the ... the top level or sit around a cozy fireplace/barbecue on the lower deck. .... were generous with the glue; we also were careful to stagger the joints on each layer. ... can be extruded up to 40 ft. long) and won't have to deal with seams.

Laying out deck boards | The Home Depot Community

Mar 21, 2012 ... The current boards are staggered 12 or 9ish ft boards that are butted .... Tangelo makes a good suggestion about using longer deck boards so...

load bearing - Does a long deck beam need a post at staggered ...

... thus creating intermediate joints (a joint in only 1 ply) every 8 feet. ... The thin vertical part of the beam keeps the wide top and bottom ... So if you put a post under each staggered joint, then the 2 x 12's will share ... or architect do some calculations to make sure that 40' beam can do what you expect it to.

How to Build A Deck Part 4: Laying Boards - YouTube

Aug 17, 2015 ... Boards run parallel to the bearer and perpendicular to the joists. When attaching the boards, use galvanised fasteners to prevent corrosion,...

Staggered Joints For Decking - Decksgo

Jan 9, 2009 ... That would be the correct way to stagger your decking. ... But for sure it will look better and the joints will be less obvious than if you have them all one length with a continuous joint line across the deck. ... Deck Foot Anchor...