special features such as walking decks, roof top swimming pools and bars will also need extra support. for residential buildings, the most common type of roof deck is plywood or tongue and groove wood systems. wood generally stands up to the weight of almost any type of roofing material placed on top, although tile may require extra reinforcement.
among the numerous considerations when selecting a roof system, the type of decking is one of the most important. with the variety of decks to be encountered, it is incumbent upon roofing experts to be the authorities on these matters. this article will explore features of 1 wood plank decking and 2 precast concrete planks. wood plank decking
the decking is used for ceilings and roofs, as well as for balconies, mezzanines and floors. with lock-deck , extraordinary designs can be created for homes, churches, offices and other structures. church, palm beach gardens, fl, unit structures lock-deck is commonly used in heavy timber construction as well as wood frame and hybrid systems.
the plank problem typically, sheathing problems are isolated to small areas, but old plank sheathing presents more of a challenge. the issue, guertin explains, is the gaps between boards. on older homes, planks were often spaced for wood or slate roofs with wider exposures than the standard 5-inch tab on asphalt shingles.
wood plank roof deck on pedestals - archi our adjustable support pedestal. what others are saying roof decks and roof terraces with pedestal supported porcelain
rotted roof decking cannot be repaired -- it must be replaced. roof decking sits beneath the shingles used to protect the house from the weather. moisture that passes this covering and seeps into
whichever roof deck option you select, decking tiles or a pedestal paver system using either porcelain pavers, seven trust wood deck tiles or a conventional plank style wood deck laid over bearers on pedestals, before you start, you must always seek permission from the building owner or other organizations concerned with the care and maintenance of
looking for roof deck materials to ensure a stable roof surface? the type, grade, thickness and installation of materials used for roof decks should conform to the requirements of the relevant local building codes of practice and regulations.
having a wood plank roof deck is not a bad thing; however, without seeing it i can not tell you what to do. i will say that it wont hurt to have a layer of plywood installed over the planks, and may even be a good idea if there are large gaps between the boards.
it's important to know what kind of a substrate is underneath the wood shakes before removing. we knew that this old house had significant gaps in the wood planking, therefore we were ready to re
2. plank decking in older homes, plank decking may have been used for the roof decking substrate . typically, plank decking material is either 1x6 or 1x8 lumber. again, if this type of decking is discovered during the tear off of the roof shingles, a thorough inspection must be made to make sure that it is in good overall
wood plank - if you have a wood plank roof deck, it is not recommended that the wood planks exceed eight inches 8' in width due to their propensity for warping. plywood - if you have a plywood roof deck, make sure that you have at least 15/32' or ½' plywood thickness if the rafters are set at sixteen inches 16' on center.
lead time on cypress decking is typically 1-2 business days for most sizes and profiles up to 16' long. longer lengths have a lead time of 7-10 business days. 10x10 and 12x12 beam profiles have a lead time of 2-3 weeks. cypress project photos cypress wood is the perfect solution for outdoor ceiling projects.
roofing tricks: hello everyone, i come across many roofs like this , with space sheathing, people that don't know about roof specs, think you need to install solid plywood over the space sheathing
this article will assume your roof to be made of wood decking. the roof deck is what your waterproofing material attaches or adheres to. to fully understand the process in determining the wood replacement needs, lets look at what can happen in the following situations.
build raised decks with the look of real wood but without the downside. plank style porcelain skillfully incorporates the visual features that make natural wood decking so enchanting knots, streaks, variable grain structure, pinholes, random color variation and even weathered appearance, but eliminates all the problems of natural wood.
i am building a patio roof, not attached to the house. 12 by 20. using 2 6 rafters, spacing 24. i want to use wood planks instead of plywood because i like the look. my question is do the planks have to be tongue and groove. i live in florida and i have seen some park pavilions that look like they did not use tongue and groove.
nominal three and four inch decking is especially well adapted for use with glued laminated arches and girders and is easily and quickly erected. this document contains all that's needed to design and construct tongue and groove wood roof decking, including span and load tables.
wood decking is created using structural boards or planks and attaching them to joists, beams, rafters, or trusses to form a floor or roof surface. similar to sheathing, the boards act to provide lateral support to the structure and carry the live and dead loads from above to the floor or roof structure below.
the use of wood decking is a common structural application spanning between purlins or rafters in a timber framing system. solid 2x6 decking is available from swc in douglas fir, southern yellow pine and spruce. laminated roof deck in 3x6 and 4x6 fir / larch is also available from structural wood corporation's inventory.
this article discusses the requirements - specifications for roof sheathing nailers or plywood or osb and underlayment roofing felt for wood shingle - wood shake roofs, including roof decking needed under wood shingles/shakes: roof sheathing requirements, underlayment roofing felt requirements under wood shingles - shakes, using a shingle course felt interlayment on wood roofs, using
*2×6 1 select face *1-7/16 thick *5 coverage *mostly 12 and 16 *commonly spans 4 or 6 see disclaimer below our 2×6 1 select face t and g-v roof decking is better than most because we grade the face the side with the v so that its free of stain and open decayed knots/holes that you could stick a thumb down in.
2 x 6 timber decking by: structural wood systems application 2 x 6 solid timber decking by structural wood systems sws provides the beauty of wood, labor-saving construction and excellent insulating qualities. this decking forms a significant part of the building structure, especially those