This section of Hammer & Hand's Best Practices a wood-to-wood connection between deck ledger and building structure in Install flashing above ledger board.
Attaching a deck ledger board to a vinyl-sided house requires a few extra trim pieces to keep water from leaking behind the siding. Here's a rundown of
Deck Building Project - See how a waterproof ledger board for this deck was installed on an existing home.
Learn how to properly install a waterproof deck ledger board using flashing and fasteners. Check out our step by step video and detail drawings.decks/how-to/25/how-to-build-a-deck---attaching...',null,this,'bingAlgo',1,'deepLink_1',ud,ud,ud,ud,ud,ud,ud,ud,'Awp8SlmPPuBaZAAAAwCnCmVH')">Flashing The Ledger Boarddecks/how-to/25/how-to-build-a-deck---attaching...',null,this,'bingAlgo',1,'deepLink_2',ud,ud,ud,ud,ud,ud,ud,ud,'Awp8SlmPPuBaZAAAAwCnCmVH')">FramingDecks. Ledger board installation attachment and flashing
Properly installing a ledger board for your deck is one of the most important structural components of building a safe and strong deck. These 18 articles will teach you how to install flashing and bolt the ledger connection to the house rim.
Ledger boards are often overlooked when people consider deck building, but proper installation of a ledger board will do wonders for the life of a deck
In the second episode of our new series, Jason Lake shows you how to properly attach a ledger board when building a deck. Jason is a contractor, host of Deck...
With proper flashing, a wood deck will last many years; without it, the deck and the ledger it's attached to will quickly rot. Detailed photos in this
I am putting in a deck. A portion of it is 24" high, the rest will be 8" high. I'm using 2x6 joists, and double 2x6 boards for beams. My question is, what size wood do I need to use for the ledger along the house? For the lower portion of the deck, the ledger will be attached to the concrete
You should flash your ledger before you install your decking. Over time the house frame behind the deck will rot if it gets wet.
Spring is here so I finally started to take measurements for materials I will need to build a new deck on my recently constructed home. I just realized that this isn't going to be quite so simple a...
In terms of the deck's overall design, one of the most important decisions deck builders must make is whether to attach their deck to the house using a ledger board or whether to build an unattached "free-standing" deck.
Ledger Board Definition. A ledger board is a horizontal lumber beam attached to an existing wall and used to tie in construction elements such as porch roofs and decks.