how to support a balcony

Types of Balcony Structures | Balcony Systems

The balcony structure is supported using vertical pillars or posts. The weight of the balcony or balconies (if stacked on top of each other) is supported by these pillars and transferred to the ground where concrete pads are usually cast. The size of these pillars is an derivative of the size weight and number of balconies stacked on top.【Get Price】

Support For Exterior Deck

Minimum design live load for a balcony is 60 psf per code. However this discussion is not applicable for a balcony. For any deck serving a restaurant or club 100 psf live load should be used. Many decks are built by installing joists (such as 2x10s) perpendicular to back wall of house.【Get Price】

How to Build a Balcony | DoItYourself.com

Cut pieces of 4x4 lumber to the prescribed height (about 36 to 42 inches above the balcony floor is standard) and anchor them to the subflooring. You may add extra support posts for the railing if your balcony is particularly large. This way the railing lengths can be kept short to prevent them from sagging in the middle.【Get Price】

How to Build a Balcony Deck | Decks.com

Constructing a balcony-style deck is generally only feasible during the original construction of a home. The floor joists inside the home are extended outside beyond the walls of the house to support the deck floor.【Get Price】

Deck Foundations - Alternative Ways To Support Decks

The Titan Deck Foot Anchor is a fast and easy solution for supporting any light weight structure that is floating or free standing from a house. You just screw the auger portion into the ground using a lightweight hand-held impact wrench and never experience any kick back.【Get Price】

Inspiration for small outdoor spaces - Balcony ideas - IKEA

From adding colour and texture to your balcony with textiles and decorations to making space for some seating our ideas will help inspire you to show this underappreciated spot some love. A space to unwind Turn your balcony into a calming haven where you can sit peacefully amongst the perfect outdoor space. Get started on your balcony【Get Price】

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