Jul 27, 2010 . With a handful of tools and some basic construction knowledge, building a deck can be a simple task completed on a long weekend. For the purpose of the article we'll look at a basic deck that is freestanding, 24 feet long, rectangular and with one set of stairs. However, before you get started check with..
Deck Framing. Decks are supported on 4-by-4-inch posts, one in each corner and at least one every 8 feet. The outside edge of the deck is constructed with a board the same width . This is typically 16, 20 or 24 inches, and is measured from the center of one board to the center of the next, and is labeled as on center, or oc
May 31, 2017 . There is no standard height for a grade-level deckthe maximum measurement from grade to the deck surface could be 6 inches, 12 inches, 24 inches, . You can build decks sized 10 feet by 20 feet, 12 feet by 16 feet, or 14 feet square without a permit, andtheoreticallyif you need a larger deck, you..
An average size deck is approximately 12 x 20 feet whereas a 16 x 26 foot deck is considered large in comparison to most deck projects. The larger the deck and more difficult in construction equates into more cost. Once an approximate size is determined look through this website for deck plans and check deck magazines..
Deck Type: Grill Bump Out, Product Type: Two Level Deck. Decking: AC2 Treated, Overall Width: 20 foot. Overall Depth: 24 foot, Joist Size: 2x8. Railing: AC2 Treated, Number of Levels: 1. Level 1 Size: 24 x 20 foot, Level 2 Size: 8x10 foot. Includes: Framing, Decking, Railing..
Designing a deck frame with more joists spaced closer together will be able to carry more weight, but for the design load of this deck (40lbs / square foot), 24 inch spacing is adequate. For information on designing joist and rafter lengths based on load, see the tables on the carpentry calculators page. The thickness of the..
Jan 4, 2013 . May 16, 2015 at 7:28 am. Hi. I am looking to have a 20 x 24 attached deck built. It will have 10 posts, 16 inch oc joist, preassembled railing, 8 feet above grading at highest with 36 inch footing. all material will be pressure treated lumber. How much in labor cost should I expect. I live in Pennsylvania. Reply