my side by side neighbour (we live in a duplex) is putting up a deck.
he's not pouring footings and it's not a floating deck.
is there anything in between?
construction wise...he's attaching the joists onto the ledger board and
the support beams rest on 4 deck blocks. that's it. the deck blocks
sit on the soil.
i'm not sure if this will suffice since floating decks typically use a
lot more deckblocs.
well... we live in Canada. i don't think he'll have a problem with
frost heave since he didn't pour footings. however, with the use of
only a few deck blocks, i think the load is distributed unevenly and
for the most part, on the ledger.
Edwin Pawlowski wrote:
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