installing the stringers. position the upper end of a stringer against the face of the rim joist at an upper deck with the lower end of the stringer resting on the lower level of the deck. for stairs that run from the deck to a concrete stoop, position the upper edge at the against the rim joist at the edge of the deck with the lower end on the stoop.
anchor the joists to the concrete every 4 feet or so. this is mainly to keep the joists running parallel during installation of the decking. there are a number of ways to anchor into the concrete. for example, you can drill into the concrete with a masonry bit and drive in anchors or use expanding anchor bolts.
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building code tip. yes, a hinge moment is created at the stair case connection to the ledger. but other than temporarily generating some stress on the joint that consists of numerous bolts and backing boards it is not about to give way. but if you feel the need, go ahead and install frost footings. just don't worry that your deck is at risk if you do not do so.
lets not forget that deck steps cannot merely be installed standalone. it is very dangerous to install steps without taking into account the fact that you need railings and balusters to go along with them. railings and balusters act as the support mechanism of your deck steps.
how install concrete deck footings. pour about 1/5 or 1/4 of a 50 bag of concrete mix into the water at the bottom of your concrete form. place the post down into the concrete, and immediately check for level against the string. be sure the side of the post next to the string only grazes it and doesnt push it out of place in order to touch.
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once you have both sides of your stringer complete, you can move onto constructing your deck steps first, lay paving slabs or lawn that will sit underneath the ground leading up to your deck. you can then look to fix both of your stringers to your deck frame. these should be fixed using galvanised decking nails.