Password Area Coverage
If you haven't already read our free information on
deck and gazebo floor joists, please check out our Floor
Joists section under the "How-To" menu. Otherwise, below is a detailed list of the topics covered in the
Joist Framing and Decking Board 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.
- Floor Joist Calculator
There is no need to struggle through tables with BestDeckSite's Floor
- Joist Hanger Capacity & Installation
An easy-to-use table helps you to select joist hangers based on nail diameter, length,
and type of application.
- Floor Joists
Handling the uplifting forces from high winds and the use of metal
- Framing An Opening
How to frame an opening of any size anywhere in the floor.
- Wood Decking Grades & Sizes
From treated lumber to
tropical species and decay resistant species like cedar and redwood, how decking is graded and what sizes it's sold in.
- Wood Decking Installation
How much to gap boards and all about the various types of decking screws
and hidden fastener systems.
- Cleaning Decking
Considering all the options, how to correctly and safely clean your deck
- The Environment - Consider All The Costs
Before you make your decking board purchase, consider all the short and
long term costs of the all-wood or non-wood system you'll choose.
- Non-Wood Decking
The pluses and minuses of the various types of composite, all-plastic, and
other decking/railing solutions on the market.
1 2 3