outdoor deck beams

Decks.com. Engineered Deck Beam

Use treated engineered deck beams for long spans with fewer posts and footings. Engineered beams ... Engineered beams must be treated for use outdoors.

Glulam Beams - Forest Products Supply

Glulam Beams are 2x4 or 2x6 Douglas Fir dimensional lumber layered and ... for above ground exterior applications and is most common for raised deck beams.

Top 10 Deck-Building Mistakes - Fine Homebuilding

Mar 19, 2012 ... Fastening guardrails to deck rim joists or floor joists with wood screws is not acceptable. While some builders get the guardrail-to-rim-joist...

Deck Building Highlights - part 3 - Main beam and joists - YouTube

Aug 3, 2013 ... Deck Building Highlights - part 3 - beam and joists. I briefly show how I assembled and placed the main beam and then show how I'm attaching...

Design Solutions for Exterior Decks: Q&A :: Weyerhaeuser

May 14, 2014 ... A: Our Parallam Plus PSL Specifier's Guide provides load/span tables for both beams and columns used in typical exterior deck applications.

Deck Framing Basics | DIY

The planning is done, your foundation is laid out, and the piers are poured — you're no doubt chomping at the bit to start sawing some wood. Building a deck...

Glulam Beams - Forest Products Supply

Glulam Beams are 2x4 or 2x6 Douglas Fir dimensional lumber layered and .... above ground exterior applications and is most common for raised deck beams.

How to Build Rot-Resistant Deck Beams - YouTube

May 2, 2014 ... Want your new deck to last twice as long as others? Going crazy keeping your current deck stained? This video is part of my ebook Love Your...

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

When determining location for deck beams, be sure to assemble the beam so the 2x10s .... Codes specify maximum spans according to the type of wood used.

Can Engineered Lumber Be Used in Deck Framing? | Professional ...

Table 3B in the American Wood Council's DCA 6 Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide provides allowable spans for glulam beams that are...

How to Attach a Beam to a Post for a Deck - YouTube

May 22, 2015 ... Jason is a contractor, host of Decks,... ... How to Attach a Beam to a Post for a Deck .... You need it to bite into the wood so it won't rotate.