How do you flash the side of a ledger board?

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Does a deck ledger board need flashing?

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How do you trim a ledger board?

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How many lag bolts for a ledger board?

The International Residential Code lists two fasteners for directly attaching ledgers to a house: 1/2-inch-diameter hot-dip-galvanized hex-head machine bolts and 1/2-inch-diameter hot-dip-galvanized lag screws.

Should you use joist tape?

In order to protect your deck’s substructure from weathering and moisture, protective tape for your joists is a must.

Can I use 2×6 for ledger board?

Trex recommends 16″ OC at most, 12″ if running the boards diagonally. This is fine for 2×6 spacing. For the ledger, it’s worth replacing so it’s the same size. You might not be able to fully secure the larger hangers to the smaller ledger.

Can you put flashing over pressure-treated wood?

Never use galvanized steel or aluminum flashing in contact with an ACQ pressure-treated wood ledger board because it will corrode. Vinyl flashing is the least expensive option, but it may not work as well in areas with extreme temperature fluctuations.

Can a deck ledger board be two pieces?

The ledger board doesn’t have to be one continuous board. It can be a series of broken sections if it is solidly attached. This will require extra bolts and installing a 2x nailer across the top of the vent to secure the decking along the house wall.

How far should deck boards be from siding?

The first board you install should be about 1/8″ (3.5mm) away from the siding, to account for drainage, expansion and contraction. Predrilling is typically necessary when fastening any type of hardwood decking.

Can you notch a ledger board?

A joist can be notched at bearing locations at either the top or bottom without reducing its structural capability, as long as the notch doesn’t exceed one-fourth the depth of the joist. This means that a 2×10 can be notched at bearing to the height of a 2×8, yet still get span credit for being a 2×10.

How do I attach joists to ledger board?

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How do you secure a ledger board deck?

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Do you use washers with lag screws?

Another important consideration when fastening with a bolt (regardless of whether it is a through-bolt or lag bolt) is the use of washers. A washer adds to the bolts area of holding power. The bigger the washer the better the holding power.

How far should a lag screw go into wood?

4.6 the minimum penetration (not including the length of the tapered tip) of the lag screw into the main member for single shear connections or the side member for double shear connections shall be four times the diameter, Pmin = 4Ø. A 1/2″ lag screw would therefore need roughly 4 * 1/2″ = 2″ penetration.

Should you drill pilot holes for lag bolts?

You must drill pilot holes so that you do not splinter the wood or damage the lag screw. Any screw with a large diameter needs a pilot hole for easier and quicker installation. Drilling a pilot hole ensures that your lag screw won’t break when you install it with a power drill. Torque can snap the head right off.

How deep should a pilot hole be for a lag bolt?

Similar to wood screws, a stepped pilot hole is recommended for lag bolts. The pilot hole for the body (the unthreaded section of the shank adjacent to the head) should match the bolt size (3/8″ hole for a 3/8″ bolt, for example).

Can you reuse lag bolt holes?

Yes, you can reuse screw holes in wood or plastic. Just make sure the new screw has the same diameter, thread pitch, and thread shape. When reattaching, roll the screw backwards a couple of revolutions and feel for the “hop” of it dropping into the existing thread.

Can you screw into wood twice?

Assuming that the screws don’t feel loose when you remove them due to inadequate length or pilot holes that are too large, you can reuse the holes. I’ve done just that a thousand times with everything from knickknack shelves to solid wood doors. The point of concern usually isn’t the holes, but the screws.

What size pilot hole should I drill for 1/4 inch lag bolt?

Drilling Lag Screw Pilot Holes

Pilot Hole Size for Softwood Lag Screw Diameter Pilot Hole Size for Hardwood
3/32″ 1/4″ 3/16″
9/64″ 5/16″ 7/32″
11/64″ 3/8″ 1/4″
1/4″ 1/2″ 11/32″