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Shanghai ECAN industrial company Ltd. is a leading supplier of WPC products in China. Founded in 2008, ECAN had established a complete supply chain system integrating R&D, production, sales and after-sales services based on the advantages of our raw materials factories for wood & stone powder and professional technical team. Our strongest products are WPC decking(co-extrusion and general type), WPC railing, WPC wall panel and so on.

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Address: Industrial Headquarters Park, No. 365 Chuanhong Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai

ABOUT US

Shanghai ECAN industrial company Ltd. is a leading supplier of WPC products in China. Founded in 2008, ECAN had established a complete supply chain system integrating R&D, production, sales and after-sales services based on the advantages of our raw materials factories for wood & stone powder and professional technical team. Our strongest products are WPC decking(co-extrusion and general type), WPC railing, WPC wall panel and so on.

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Shanghai ECAN industrial company Ltd adhere to green production and scientific quality management,and has passed IS9001 Quality Management and ISO14001 Environmental Management certification. meanwhile,it is equipped with advanced automatic production line and complete testing equipment.Each process is under strict quality control to ensure high and reliable quality,that complies with and fully passed zhe standards and inspections of authoritative organizations such as CE,FSC,FGS and INTERTEK.

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How to Calculate Deck Boards | Hunker

For the deck size example provided above, of 200 square feet, you would need 25 boards of this size. But the gaps between your boards must be taken into consideration, too. If you were to use 25 boards…

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Deck Material Calculator

13 · This calculator will tell you the size of the joist boards necessary based on the square footage of the deck. Footers should be set 6 inches deeper than the frost line for your area. This depth will determine how much concrete you need …

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A Guide to Stripping or Refinishing a Deck | …

14 · A downside of power washing a deck is the wood gets slightly 'fuzzy'. The force of the water actually tears the surface fibers leaving a fuzz or fur on the surface that you need to sand of before you can finish the deck. Just don't try to sand the deck immediately after power washing it, let it dry for a good three days before attempting to sand.

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How to Install a Picture-Frame Deck Border

2  · Add the deck width plus two times the overhang to calculate the end board of the picture frame. 4. Mark the fastener locations using a Speed Square and an awl. Typically, the perimeter boards will require top-screw fasteners. 5. Countersink the fastener heads below the decking surface to …

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Deck Board Spacing & Installation Tips (DIY) | Family …

Keep an eye on things and adjust the deck board spacing as needed. Set the first board along a chalk line to start straight. Then sight down the boards occasionally to make sure they’re staying straight. If they’re not, vary the size of the gap between boards gradually over a few rows as needed …

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How to Calculate Deck Boards and Fasteners

10 · Deck Board Fastener Calculation. Step 1. Determine size of deck and direction of deck boards. Step 2. Determine length of deck board required. Step 3. Calculate number of deck boards. Width in inches divided by 5.65 = Number of deck boards. Step 4.

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How to Make a Diagonal Deck Pattern | DoItYourself.com

21 · Step 2: Measuring. Figure out the square footage of your deck surface, and add at least 15 percent for waste. Most diagonals are laid out on a degree angle, so start with the longest board and try to work out your materials list so that you have the …

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How to Make a Diagonal Deck Pattern | DoItYourself.com

21 · Step 2: Measuring. Figure out the square footage of your deck surface, and add at least 15 percent for waste. Most diagonals are laid out on a degree angle, so start with the longest board and try to work out your materials list so that you have the least amount of …

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How to Calculate Deck Boards and Fasteners

10 · Deck Board Fastener Calculation. Step 1. Determine size of deck and direction of deck boards. Step 2. Determine length of deck board required. Step 3. Calculate number of deck boards. Width in inches divided by 5.65 = Number of deck boards. Step 4.

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How to Install a Picture-Frame Deck Border

2  · Add the deck width plus two times the overhang to calculate the end board of the picture frame. 4. Mark the fastener locations using a Speed Square and an awl. Typically, the perimeter boards will require top-screw fasteners. 5. Countersink the fastener heads below the decking surface to avoid splinters and a general messiness. 6.

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How to Figure Lumber for a Deck | Home Guides | SF Gate

16 · How to Figure Lumber for a Deck. Typical wood decks consist of support posts and girders, floor joists, decking and the handrails. The lumber needed to build the primary portion of a …

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How to Calculate Deck Materials

16 · Now, divide the deck’s width in inches by the decking board’s width. For example, 144 inches divided by 5 1/2 inches equals 26. inches. Add 10 percent for waste. So you’ll want 29 deck boards at feet long. If your deck is wide enough that it will require joints, you’ll need to convert the decking board into a square foot measurement.

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DOMESTIC DECK DESIGN GUIDE

15 · Code (NCC). For the design and constructi on of decks for commercial, industrial or marine applicati ons or where a deck has to take heavier loads such as ti les, spas or even vehicles, a structural engineer will have to be consulted. Terminology used in domesti c deck design and constructi on are illustrated in Figure 1.

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How to Calculate How Much Decking I Need | TimberTech

20 · TimberTech deck boards come in foot, foot, or foot lengths. While it may seem tempting to go for the longest board if you have a large deck, the longest board isn’t always the best fit. For instance, two foot boards would fit better in a foot long deck than foot boards.

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How to calculate decking board quantities

9 · This deck will require 32 rows of decking boards. Calculate the total decking board lineal meters. Next, we need to work out the total lineal metres of decking required. Multiply the “number of rows” by the length of the deck – again ensuring to allow for the fascia and the overhangs on both sides of the deck.

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Decking Board Estimator & Calculator | Decks.com

Total square footage. Length x Width in feet and inches (total length of your deck’s perimeter) Board size. The angle of your decking. 90° to the joist (giving a horizontal, straight-across look) 45° to the joist (giving a diagonal, slanted look to your floor boards…

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How to Fit Fascia Boards: 10 Steps (with Pictures)

4 · 3. Drive 1–2 more nails into the fascia board at each of the rafters. Place the first nail in each rafter so they’re 1–2 inches (2.5–5.1 cm) from the top edge of the boards. Place …

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How to Estimate and Build a Deck in 7 Easy Steps

19 · To support the weight of the deck, we want to cement the posts. We need 10 posts for our deck, but the 2 posts at the bottom of the steps will be on the ground (deck elevation = 0) and only need to be 5 feet long. We will need 8 boards of 4 x 4 x 8' + 1 board of 4 x 4 x 10' (2 boards of 4 x 4 x 5').

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Deck Load Calculator

Deck Load Calculator. This calculator determines the size of each tributary area of your deck. It then determines the total load from each tributary area based on the design load of your deck. Default is 50 psf which you can change. The total load for each tributary area is then divided …

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Decking Calculator

27 · Enter the length, width, and price of the decking boards you've chosen. The calculator will tell you the square footage of the boards. Choose the type of fasteners you will use, and the deck cost calculator will output the number of fasteners needed. Take a look at the number of screws, nails, or hidden clips needed.

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How Many Deck Boards Do I Need? [Decking Calculator]

2  · The simplest way to determine the number of deck boards for your deck is to use a decking calculator . But you can calculate it knowing that deck boards are actually 5 ½” wide. You’ll need a space of ⅛” between each board. For a 10×10 square deck, you would therefore need twenty-two 10’ deck boards.

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Decking Boards: Everything You Need to Know | TimberTech

26 · Step 3: Learn the Types of Composite Decking & How to Choose. By this step, you know: Decking boards vary in cost, appearance, and durability – among other factors. TimberTech decking boards are just as attractive as wood – but far outperform traditional lumber. Decking boards from TimberTech are either capped polymer or capped composite.

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How to Calculate Deck Cantilevers

2  · Robust joint connections. The ends of deck joists and where joists rest on a beam must have adequate bearing area and attachment. IRC 2018 section R507.6.1 outlines the requirements: The ends of the joists must bear a minimum of 11/2 in. on wood or metal, or a minimum of 3 in. on concrete or masonry, for the full width of the joist.

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Calculating Out How Many Deck Blocks for a ...

2=18 The deck’s width minus the one-foot beam overhang on each side. 18÷6=3 Six in the maximum distance between deck blocks to support joist spanning twelve feet. You need 5 deck blocks per beam. Two for the edges, plus three for the middle. 2×5=10 A …

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Deck Board Spacing & Installation Tips (DIY) | Family …

Keep an eye on things and adjust the deck board spacing as needed. Set the first board along a chalk line to start straight. Then sight down the boards occasionally to make sure they’re staying straight. If they’re not, vary the size of the gap between boards gradually over a few rows as needed to straighten them.

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2021 Decking Calculator | Deck Material Calculator

Unfortunately, raised decks add more material and time to build. If installing, you’ll need all materials for a ground-level deck, plus boards for your stairs, the stair treads, joist hangers and joist support posts that raise the actual deck. Detached Deck. The decks mentioned above assume you’re building an attached deck.

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How Many Boards and Screws Are Needed to Build a Deck

Estimating Wood and Screws for the Deck Surface If the width of the boards is a inches and the spacing between them is b inches, then the total length of board needed to surface the top part of the deck is L(12W + b)/(a + b). (feet). If your value for b = 0, then the formula is simply 12LW/a (feet). If you are laying the boards straight, add a ...

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How to calculate decking board quantities

9 · This deck will require 32 rows of decking boards. Calculate the total decking board lineal meters. Next, we need to work out the total lineal metres of decking required. Multiply the “number of rows” by the length of the deck – again ensuring to allow …

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How to Calculate Deck Cantilevers

2  · Robust joint connections. The ends of deck joists and where joists rest on a beam must have adequate bearing area and attachment. IRC 2018 section R507.6.1 outlines the requirements: The ends of the joists must bear a minimum of 11/2 in. on wood or metal, or a minimum of 3 in. on concrete or masonry, for the full width of the joist.

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How to Calculate Linear Feet of Decking Material | Hunker

Step 4. Divide the total number of board inches by 12 to determine the linear board-feet measurement. For example, if our inch deck length by 29 deck boards equals 2,784 board inches, then the board feet will be 232 linear feet (2,784 / 12 = 232). Mike …

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