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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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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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Can I use 2x4 for deck frame?

With a 20 pound dead load, max span for a 2x4. is 5 feet. Also, what size lumber can span 20 feet? Re: 20 foot clearspan beam size In that case, you need something like a 16" GLULAM or LVL to span the 20 ' and can use simple 2x 10 dimensional lumber 16"OC as floor joists.

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Sistering Deck Joists: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need

22 · An easy solution to both problems may involve sistering deck joists. Sistering is the pairing of an existing joist with a plank of equal width and thickness along part or all of its length to repair rot damage or to strengthen a weak joist. It is also the overlapping of joists to extend a deck by creating a cantilever or to join a new deck section.

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Can You Use 2X4 For Deck Joists?

Can you use 2x4 for deck joist? - AskingLot.com

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Deck setup wood or concrete posts plus any pointers ...

 · It was done with 2x4 joists, supported by loads of fence spikes (one at each joint near as dammit) it's bolted to the back wall and has the gravel pushed under each joist just to make sure. it's ...

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Can You Use 2X4 For Deck Joists?

22 · Most deck joists are 16” on center, which allows you to span 1.5 times the depth in feet. It’s more common to see decks made using 2×6 to 2×12 dimensional joists. Some builders reduce the joist spacing to 12” on center to increase the maximum joist spans allowed or to strengthen the frame.

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Framing Decks With Steel Joists | JLC Online

18 · The inch joists would allow for air circulation below the deck. I would install a single flush beam 24 feet from the house bearing on two footings or, in my case, helical piers. Designing that same deck with wood would require at least one, if not two, midspan flush …

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Can you use 2x4 for deck joist?

27 · Keeping this in consideration, should I use 2x4 or 2x6 for deck? 2x6 joists should only be used on ground-level decks that do not require, and will not provide for, any guards. Most decks use 16" on center spacing for joists. Most decking is not strong enough to support longer spans than 16". Subsequently, question is, how far can a beam span without support?

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4 x 4 floor joist possible? | DIY Home Improvement Forum

 · 5,975 Posts. #4 · . The depth of a joist is what gives the floor its strength in terms of deflection. Width of the joist times (depth squared) is a rough formula. 4 x 4 calculation. 4 times (4 squared) = 4 x 16 = 64. 2 x 8 calculation. 2 times (8 squared) = 2 x 64 = 128. A 2 x 8 joist …

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Tips For Building a Ground Level Deck With 2×4 – Decks …

 · A ground-level deck can be built from 2×4 if the span is less than 5’8″ (1.72m), using ground contact treated lumber. Under a 2×4 deck, the ground will need to be covered to prevent weed growth through the decking on such a low deck…

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Deck Joist Spacing & Blocking: Proper Techniques | …

Look for high/low/uneven joists using a tight string line. Joists must be level and in plane for a flat surface. Use a water management system such as a drip cap or flashing wherever framing meets the home to move moisture away from the home and deck. Remove any screws or fasteners that may be protruding from the surface of the joist.

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Low Profile Deck Using 2X4 Joists

Low Profile Deck Using 2x4 Joists by: Editor - Rich Bergman 2x4 joists would be sufficient depending on close they are spaced (no further than 12" on center, maybe even a bit closer) and how long the 2x4s will span from one support beam to the next. 2x4s can not span a very long distance without starting to bend.

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Ground Level Decking

 · Hello, I'm building a ground level deck and after having some mixed advice I'm not sure whether to lay the decking onto slabs positioned strategically around (which themselves would be bedded on gravel) or just cover the whole area with gravel and put the decking (bearers) straight on that. Any tips? I realise the weed proof membrane will go down regardless but I've been given this advice but ...

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Ground Level Decking

 · Hello, I'm building a ground level deck and after having some mixed advice I'm not sure whether to lay the decking onto slabs positioned strategically around (which themselves would be bedded on gravel) or just cover the whole area with gravel and put the decking (bearers) straight on that. Any tips? I realise the weed proof membrane will go down regardless but I've been given this advice but ...

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How to Build Traditional Wood Plank Decks With …

Deck planks are secured to the joists or bearers in the traditional manner using screws, nails or clips. The SE pedestals with their automatic slope compensation of up to 5% are typically used when constructing elevated decks over surfaces with variable slopes while the NM pedestals are normally used over substrates with a constant slope and ...

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using 2x4 for deck joists

using 2x4 for deck joists. deck joist sizing and spacing decks.com . a 2x8 up to 12 feet 2x10 to 15 feet and 2x12 to 18 feet. the larger the deck, the larger the joists. in typical deck construction, with a ledger on one side of the joist . building a deck on grade jlc online .

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using 2x4 for deck joists

using 2x4 for deck joists. deck joist sizing and spacing decks.com . a 2x8 up to 12 feet 2x10 to 15 feet and 2x12 to 18 feet. the larger the deck, the larger the joists. in typical deck construction, with a ledger on one side of the joist . building a deck on grade jlc online .

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Can I use 2x4 for deck boards?

5 · Ground Level Deck made from 2x4s Plans. This step by step diy project is about ground level deck made from 2x4s plans. I have designed this deck so you can build it entirely from 2x4s. Considering that you will use 2x4s for the joists, at a 12″ span, you cannot make the deck larger than 8'x8′.

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2x4 floor joist span, how far can a 2×4 cantilever ...

When supporting joists that span 12 feet with no overhang beyond the beam, a double ply beam can span in feet Low Profile Deck Using 2x4 Joists by: Editor - Rich Bergman 2x4 joists would be sufficient depending on close they are spaced (no further than 12 on center, maybe even a bit closer) and how long the 2x4s will span from one support beam ...

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Ground level deck on gravel?

 · Re: Ground level deck on gravel? I've used low stemwalls sticking a few " out of the ground, put a pt plate on them (with a rubber membrane), and cantilevered the 2x4 joists out over them, trimming the joist ends to a curve. We blocked over the stemwalls but left every 4th bay open (with mesh screening) to get ventilation under the deck.

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Decking on gravel/shingle?? | DIYnot Forums

 · I am about to construct a simple deck for the garden (@2.4m*7.2m, in 3x modular pieces). There is already a dpm on the area I want to cover, it is flat, and covered with decorative gravel/shingle. To save a monster hoard job, can the decking be constructed on top of the gravel. Drainage is …

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Low Profile Deck Using 2X4 Joists

Low Profile Deck Using 2x4 Joists by: Editor - Rich Bergman 2x4 joists would be sufficient depending on close they are spaced (no further than 12" on center, maybe even a bit closer) and how long the 2x4s will span from one support beam to the next. 2x4s can not span a very long distance without starting to bend.

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How to prevent deck rot and extend the life of joists and ...

4 · How to prevent deck rot and extend the life of joists and beams. Octo. Many homeowners are aware of deck rot and attempt to avoid the costly water damage to their deck by using composite decking or other wood alternatives. Unfortunately, the importance of protecting the deck structure, most notably the beams and joists, is often ...

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Are Deck Blocks Up to Code? Building a Deck With Blocks ...

22 · Doing so allows for a 10′ by 8′ deck using 9 deck blocks in total. As a general rule, put a deck block every 4 feet for heavy loads and 6 feet for lighter loads. Additionally, note that the number of blocks needed for a deck foundation depends on the size of the oncoming deck …

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Ground level deck on gravel?

 · Re: Ground level deck on gravel? I've used low stemwalls sticking a few " out of the ground, put a pt plate on them (with a rubber membrane), and cantilevered the 2x4 joists out over them, trimming the joist ends to a curve. We blocked over the stemwalls but left every 4th bay open (with mesh screening) to get ventilation under the deck.

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Can I build a deck from reclaimed 2x4's?

4 · More 2x4's as the deck planks and secure with galvanized screws (as I prefer screws to nails). I know the wood is not pressure treated - is this a problem for outdoors if i protect it with a few coats of poly? the deck would only be < 12 inches off of the ground. Do I need > 2x4 for the framing? I could probably afford to do the framing in 2x6's.

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Can you use 2x4 for deck joist?

27 · Keeping this in consideration, should I use 2x4 or 2x6 for deck? 2x6 joists should only be used on ground-level decks that do not require, and will not provide for, any guards. Most decks use 16" on center spacing for joists. Most decking is not strong enough to support longer spans than 16". Subsequently, question is, how far can a beam span without support?

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Can I build a deck from reclaimed 2x4's?

4 · More 2x4's as the deck planks and secure with galvanized screws (as I prefer screws to nails). I know the wood is not pressure treated - is this a problem for outdoors if i protect it with a few coats of poly? the deck would only be < 12 inches off of the ground. Do I need > 2x4 for the framing? I could probably afford to do the framing in 2x6's.

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low deck, with bearers sitting in the soil

 · low deck, with bearers sitting in the soil. I can't understand it either, decks need recoating every year. Concrete, pavers and tiles will look good for 20 years, just doesn't make sense for ground level applications. I'd dig out as much soil as possible. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk.

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using 2x4 for deck joists

using 2x4 for deck joists. deck joist sizing and spacing decks.com . a 2x8 up to 12 feet 2x10 to 15 feet and 2x12 to 18 feet. the larger the deck, the larger the joists. in typical deck construction, with a ledger on one side of the joist . building a deck on grade jlc online .

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2 x 4 for floating deck using Deck Block Possible?

2 x 4 for floating deck using Deck Block Possible? by Al ... Secondly you will have to have many, many deck blocks along the length of each 2x4. ... Replace or Re-use and Protect Old Beams and Joists. May 14, 21 11:59 AM. Replacing my southeast MI year-old deck, was hoping just to replace the surface boards but many of the posts were set too ...

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