What size should decking support posts be?
Structural posts of 100 x 100 x 1200mm should be used for raised/elevated decks. At least half the length of the post should be sunk into the ground and then fixed with concrete or alternatively concrete feet and dry cement can be used.
What is the best timber for decking posts?
One of the most commonly used timbers around the home, treated pine is a versatile and affordable decking choice. Treated pine is Radiata Pine that’s been pressure-treated to withstand decay, fungi and termites.
Are decking joists treated?
Decking joists are an essential part of building any quality garden deck. Lawsons’ decking joists are all made from quality timber and pressure treated to ensure a longer life.
Can I use fence posts for decking?
There are of course benefits to using fence posts for decking. First off, they are relatively inexpensive – in most cases cheaper than buying large amounts of lumber. This means you can get more done on your property with less money up front!
What timber do I use for decking joists?
The joists go on top of the bearers. 45×90 H3 treated pine works great. Spread them at 450 metre intervals and lay them on top of the bearers. Remember that all framing timber should be placed long side to the ground for more strength.
What size timber is best for decking frame?
The frame The key to constructing a good decking area is the frame. If the decking is being built on a low level it should be built of C16 graded treated joists 45 mm by 95mm (4×2 approx.). However if you are building a raised deck you should use 45mm x 145mm joists.
What size decking joists do I need?
Commonly used joist sizes are 2-by-6, 2-by-8 and 2-by-10. For example, when you space joists 16″ apart — which is standard for residential decks — a deck spanning 9 1/2′ would require 2-by-6 joists, a 13′ deck would need 2-by-8 joists and a 16′ deck calls for 2-by-10 joists.
What size timber should I use for decking frame?
What are adjustable timber decking support pads used for?
They can be used to level out sloping ground without expensive excavation and levelling of the actual ground. You’ll find all the adjustable timber decking support pads you need below.
Can I install timber decking on my roof?
The TD range of adjustable decking support cradles for installing timber decking onto roofs and balconies built to a fall Wallbarn offers solutions to the installation of timber decking on balconies and roof decks with the development of flat-headed and joist-headed support pads, specifically for timber decking.
Why choose wallbarn adjustable pads?
Because Wallbarn adjustable pads are a standardised design, applicators are able to lay timber decking and paving using the same type of products, creating attractive areas quickly and easily. And with the new base level slope corrector, contractors can be assured of completely flat, stable paving.
Why choose wallbarn for your timber decking?
With the increasing amount of timber decks being laid, Wallbarn needed to ensure that it’s fast, simple and durable system of suspended deck finishing applied to timber as well as paving slabs. Fixing timber decking is fast and easy using our system.