in order for posts to properly resist varying degrees of weight, posts must rest on and be anchored to concrete footings. it’s important to note that patios and pre-cast concrete piers do not qualify as proper footings for deck construction. to anchor posts to concrete footings, you need to use a post base connector.
i build decks for a living. setting your post in concrete as you would a fence post will work just fine, as long as you use sono tubes or the post collar. you want no earth to wood contact! or use pier blocks. in the pic you have a ledger securing the deck to the house. you can use 6" pier blocks.
historic berkeley pier closes due to structural damagethe popular berkeley municipal pier is closing after structural damage was found in its concrete deck and supports.
askthebuilder.com: if you are building a deck, you will need to mount the wood posts on concrete piers. first the concrete piers must be in the proper location or the support beams won't be lined up. the deck must also be supported for side forces and uplift forces.
chp and caltrans have reopened all lanes on the richmond-san rafael bridge thursday after authorities were forced to close the span multiple times due to falling concrete from the upper deck.
post-tensioning rods within member 11, connecting the bridge canopy and the deck at the north end. eight vehicles located below the bridge were fully or partially crushed.
here we are finishing up our concrete footers by adding the bracket into the wet concrete. check out our full video on the concrete footers for building a deck. this is a 6x6 bracket for a 6x6 to
the millau viaduct, the world's tallest bridge. road trip 2011: filling the gap on the a75 autoroute from paris to perpignan, the millau viaduct rises up to 1,025 feet above the tarn valley below.
deck construction starting at the deck footing & pier construction guide: this article expalins how to prepare deck footings or piers using cardboard tubes, reinforcing steel, post connectors, and concrete. this article series describes critical safe-construction details for decks and porches, including the preparation of footings, piers, and pier-to-post connections for decks, porches