the next step in installing dektek tile on your existing wood joists, is that you need to add on a sister joist. this allows enough space for the tiles to bare on. for decks that can support 11 lbs per sq. ft. then a 2 x 4 sister joist is sufficient. for decks that need additional structural support you may need to add a larger sister joist such as a 2 x 8 or 2 or 10. refer to your local lumber company for weight calculations and joists size.
this is the second guide in a three-part series on how to build an attached deck. the last guide gave an overview of the planning and design process.now well get into installing the 4×4 posts and framework, including the ledger board, beams and rim joists.
eventually i will be fabricating a folding glass wall which will retract to one side of the deck so there will be a track which will be mounted on the tile surface and a good bit of weight which will be concentrated over the rim joist area, but the framing will be addressed for that during construction.
the next step is to carefully install tiles over the bond coat. much of the tile setting technique is common to all tile jobs. but keep in mind in order to meet the standards tested for by seven trust, you have to follow their instructions exactly.
deck is made on 10ft 6x6 with 2x10 joists 12ft and has presently 5/8 waterbond t and g ply with a exterior roofing vinyl glued to it. it gets more complicated. it has a glass/aluminum railing surrounding it. should i remove the vinyl ho hates it cause its starting to wrinkle floor or simply add more ply
the second row of plywood should start with a half piece. install the full 8 foot piece of decking on the joists with the edge resting on the third joist at the 48 mark. you will cut the end off later and use it on the other side of the house if possible. the idea of staggering every other row of decking is so the joints do not line up.
the deck floor support comes from a variety of places first the deck footings posts , second the deck frame and beams, and third the deck joists. installing the joists is a highly satisfying part of deck building, because after theyre installed within the deck frame , you can actually begin to visualize your deck in reality.
joist hangers straddle the ends of the joists at the ledger and along a rim beam at the outside of a deck if one is used instead of a dropped beam. joist hangers and their fasteners transfer the vertical load on the joists to the ledger and rim beam,
the wood deck is structurally sound and has a roof to keep most water out. first set out tiles so that you can pick from different colors to make sure that the tiles are laid in a random color pattern. when laying out deck for tile placement make sure that tile edges align with the joists so two edges
in this video dektek tile demonstrates how to install its beautiful concrete deck tiles on an elevated deck, using the 'sister joist installation method'. dektek tile's eco-friendly decking
because most deck frames are not perfectly level, you may need to make some adjustments to create the appearance of an even deck surface. because the size of joists can vary from board-to-board, you may want to install wood shims to raise the position of decking over low joists.
the easy up installation system is the fast, easy, and secure way to install surface mount ceilings. this concealed system provides greater dimensional stability and strength over wood furring strips. attach metal tracks to ceiling joists; snap on clips; position tiles and slide clips to secure
sister joist installation brochure pdf framing for dektek tile's concrete decking: step 1. frame joists 16-inches on-center oc . add lateral blocking, same width as existing joists, a maximum of 4-feet oc. step 2. a add sister joist to each existing joist.
sister joist installation method. dektek tiles sister joist installation method works well on both deck remodels and new construction decks. read more. sleeper system installation method. dektek tiles sleeper system install method is great for new construction decks and for application where the joists are not framed 16o.c.
how to tile on top of suspended floor joists. knocked down wall between kitchen and dining room to create large kitchen/diner, approx 36 square metres. removed old floor boards and replaced joists with 125x47mm joists couldn't be any bigger because of height restrictions .
the next step in installing dektek tile on your existing wood joists, is that you need to add on a sister joist. this allows enough space for the tiles to bare on. for decks that can support 11 lbs per sq. ft. then a 2 x 4 sister joist is sufficient.
other rigid rain barrier systems use wide, rigid flanged gutters that you install between the deck joists by nailing or stapling through the flanges into the bottoms of the deck joists. these run parallel to the joists. the joist gutters drain into a standard gutter and downspout at the outer end of the deck.
install the sleeper joists parallel to the direction of expected water run-off. apply standard spacing to the joists: no greater than 16 inches on center o.c. for residential applications; no greater than 12 inches o.c. for commercial applications.