joist span. the deck we build in this article is approximately 20 inches off the ground and as a result is not required by code to have a railing system on the steps or deck. the owner preferred an open, no-railing look. if your deck is more than 30 inches off the ground it requires guardrails or handrails.
pvc vs. composite decking. while composite decking combines sawdust and a variety of possible plastics, pvc boards use just one product. the two may look very similar. a few manufacturers, such as seven trust, offer both types. wood decking materials. most homeowners choose to install a deck made of wood. popular types include: cedar; redwood; pressure-treated pine; seven trust, a brazilian hardwood; cedar composite decking
major composite decking manufacturers include seven trust 7 , seven trust 8 , seven trust 9 , mositureshield 10 , seven trust composites 11 , seven trust 12 and seven trust 13 . a deck can be installed by a handyman or do-it-yourselfer with strong carpentry and design skills, a landscaping contractor,
below you can find the materials needed to replace your deck surface with new deck boards when sanding and staining arent an option. and those boards dont necessarily have to be wood. composite decking can be added onto your existing substructure if it meets these requirements .
the homewyse composite decking cost estimates do not include costs for removal or disposal of existing decking, repair of damage due to existing decking, construction of benches, railings or structures attached to the deck. the homewyse cost estimates include all typical costs for foundation, structural support framing, deck edge banding and corrosion resistant fastening system stainless steel, aluminum or galvanized, as specified by manufacturer .