part 3 how to install bearers and stumps for a deck to install an outdoor deck, youll need a solid foundation. well show you how to sink the stumps and attach the bearers for your foundation. part 4 how to install joists for a deck installing the joists for your decking is an important step in the project. well show you how to
boxspan decks and verandahs can be constructed like an upper floor in-plane joists and bearers or a ground floor system joists over bearers . typically the width of the deck and proximity to the ground will determine which is most cost effective. bearers can either be supported by ezipier with adjustable or fixed pier heads.
joists must be fixed to end boxed-bearers with joist connector brackets supplied, to provide stability and stiffening to both bearer and joists. bearers supported on masonry piers or flat surfaces where no web support is provided, must have a minimum of 200 bunnings. your steel-deck
part 3 how to install bearers and stumps for a deck to install an outdoor deck, youll need a solid foundation. well show you how to sink the stumps and attach the bearers for your foundation. decking how to install joists for a deck installing the joists for your decking is an important step in the project. well show you how to
about. steel-deck is a diy friendly floor framing system which is especially designed and structurally certified for new and replacement decks. supplied in kit form; it is made from pre-cut stramit bearers and joists and steel-max connector brackets, tek screws and optional stumps.
spantec systems are designers and manufacturers of boxspan steel flooring systems. we make joists, bearers, rafters, verandah beams plus piers and bracing.
while using an entirely steel frame is not recommended, steel can still be used to strengthen your decking especially for larger or elevated decking. we recommend attaching timber joists to steel bearers, and then attaching the decking boards to the timber base. this allows you to take advantage of the strength of steel without compromising
another bearer using a 3rd plank joist at 90 degrees between the two bearers and supported midway between the supports, like a 'h' pattern. now if you bounce in the middle of the joist, it has teh flex of the joist and the flex of the bearers. that is why the load width joist span is taken into account when selecting bearer sizes.
in this diy video, we explain what you need to know about bearers and joists when building a deck. bearers run parallel to the ledger. if you need to join two bearers for a long span, you'll need
linear metres and cost are auto updated when the deck is re-calculated, with individual costs for stumps, bearers and joists displayed in each section. hit and - buttons to open or close spacing, re-calculating the deck to find how different spacing options effect cost and materials.