engineered deck beam it is possible to increase your beam spans and eliminate footings and structural posts for your deck by using engineered laminated beams, heavy timbers or steel i girder beams. using an engineered beam will reduce the number of posts blocking windows under a deck or may provide a clear span for a deck over a driveway.
deck ledgers and i-joist floor systems with such a wide range of engineered wood products available, a prescriptive approach for attaching a ledger to an ewp rim is hard to come by.
q: what size of parallam plus psl beam/column do i need to support my deck? a: our parallam plus psl specifier’s guide provides load/span tables for both beams and columns used in typical exterior deck applications. the tables are based on an in-service moisture content of 28% or less.
arevelo told koeppen the mistakes on the badly-engineered deck are very common. the average life expectancy of a wood deck, koeppen added, is 10 to 15 years. are coated for an outdoor
a. jim anderson, a product engineer with weyerhaeuser, responds: engineered wood products (ewp) are sometimes specified for outdoor deck applications for all the reasons you mention. however, not all engineered wood products are suitable for outdoor exposure or available with preservative-treated or naturally durable wood, as required by the irc.
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but boise cascade, our supplier, uses exterior-grade adhesives in their engineered wood products and warrants them for open but protected applications, including decks that have been covered with a rubber membrane from above and fascia from the sides. a deck joist is aligned with a house joist. professional deck builder provides deck