reuse pt joists when new decking

How Long Do Treated Deck Joists Last? - Protect

If you see rot or decay you will need to replace the affected joists beams or posts. Additionally if you are installing PVC or composite decking you may need a new frame. Most composite deck manufacturers recommend spacing joists every 12” on center. Your old deck frame likely has joists spaced 16” or even 24”.【Get Price】

pressure-treated wood for deck joists? | DIY Home Improvement.

About 22 years ago I built a deck for my soon to be Farther-in-Law. Last summer I replaced the decking "only" and the PT framing was still as solid as "Day 1". When a contractor says what yours said I suspect two things: #1. He didn't figure it in the price. #2. Or the deck is fully under cover and out of the elements reach.【Get Price】

Rebuild An Old Deck With New Decking And Railings (DIY.

Manufactured decking isn’t nearly as rigid as wood so before you lay down the new decking check the joists for flatness. Stretch a string or chalk line across the joists at the middle of the deck. You may need to put a spacer under each end of the string to raise it above the joists. Measure the distance between the string and each joist.【Get Price】

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reuse pt joists when new decking Installing New Deck Boards Over a Solid Existing Frame - Extreme Because the deck boards are cantilevered beyond the joists noting where the local wood recycle center where they were ground into wood chips and reused.【Get Price】

Pressure-treated lumber reuse - GreenBuildingAdvisor

The old stuff was CCA which contained arsenic. The new stuff is usually ACQ or MPS both of which are heavy in copper. You can re-use it for the same things PT wood is always used for.【Get Price】

Looking to Rebuild a Deck. Can I reuse the old Ledger Board.

If the ledger is bolted onto the concrete you can look into getting expansion bolts which would make attaching a new ledger possible only from the outside. If it's not concrete I don't think they allow new decks to be attached to the rim joist without also having the rim joist reinforced to floor joists with metal strapping. I don't build.【Get Price】

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