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If you haven't already read our free information on sizing support beams for your deck or gazebo, please check out our Support Beam section under the "How-To" menu. Otherwise, below is a detailed list of the topics covered in the Support Beam section of the BestDeckSite Password Area. For a complete outline of all the sections and topics covered see the Password Coverage Page. If you want the best gazebo and deck building information, Get A Password Today.

  • Beam Calculator
    Take the guesswork out of sizing beams for any application with BestDeckSite's Beam Calculator.
     
  • Ground Clearance & Beam Height
    The importance of determining the amount of vertical clearance and selecting the appropriate type of framing.
     
  • Built-Up Vs. Solid Timber Beams
    How to size and frame with solid and built-up beams.
     
  • Beam Stability- Twist & Overturn
    When a beam is too tall and how to prevent overturning.
     
  • Decorative Beam Ends & Arches
    Beams don't have to look ugly. Here's how to spruce them up.
     
  • Attaching Beams
    There various ways beams may be properly secured to wood posts and concrete piers.
     
  • Understanding Cantilevers
    How to gauge the impact of cantilevering joists and beams and what additional framing is required.
     
  • Notching & Boring
    How much and where you're allowed to notch or drill holes into beams and joists.
     
  • Aligning Posts & Setting Beams
    How to get everything to line up without a lot of extra work.
     
  • Multi-Level Decks
    Framing details for decks on more than one level (from one-step difference in height up to levels separated by 10-feet or more).
     
  • Framing For Hot Tubs
    How to select lumber sizes, footing thickness and diameter, and extra framing details for spas.
     
  • Post Size & Bracing
    Selecting the correct post size and when bracing is needed.

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