Learn how to replace damaged decking; includes details on hidden fastener systems and sealing decking. Product Information The decking clips use in this video are similar to those available from FastenMaster. There are several other invisible systems available.
Cedar decking: 2x4, 2x6, or 5-1/4? Discussion in 'Building Construction' started by , Sep 1, 2005. Guest. Hi. I'm just about to order the lumber for my deck project. While I'm determined to buy cedar decking, I thought I had settled on the idea of using 2x4s. But when I started phoning around for prices, the sales
How to Buy Deck Lumber. ... For decking boards, look for wood that’s labeled KDAT (kiln dried after treatment). Tip 5: Use posts with some heft, especially if your deck is more than 2 ft. off the ground. 4×4 and 6×6 post comparison. Larger posts are better both visually and structurally.
2x6's are actually cheaper than 5/4, but good luck trying to find a whole deck's worth of nice 2x6's. Even the #1's in the last couple of years have tons of bark edge. As far as longevity, you'll probably get just as much service out of 5/4.
The deck is currently made of 2x4's and a few 2x6's screwed into ~16" on center floor joists. I replaced the front door and siding. I now want to replace the deck surface.
Wood decks also increase the value of your home more and will typically recoup an average of 85.4 percent of its cost when the house is sold. In comparison, a composite deck will only recoup an average 77.6 percent of its total cost.
Decks Replacing Deck Boards. ... Whether you have one bad deck board to replace or many, the process is the same. We'll show you how on an old, weathered deck, because you can save hundreds of dollars in lumber by splicing in boards instead of replacing the entire decking.
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Which is better for deck flooring: 2x6 or 1x6 deck boards? up vote 14 down vote favorite. 3. My current deck flooring is done with 2x6x10' boards, however they have degraded to the point now where they need to be replaced.