Leaning deck lattice.. What to do

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Old 06-20-15, 07:01 AM
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Leaning deck lattice.. What to do

Hi, have a 3 year old deck. Lattice on one part of it (10' worth). Now is leaning from wind, snow etc. What do you all tHink wHo's be the best way to fix it and prevent our from falling?


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P.s., I can't figure out got insert photos through the mobile site, so I'll have to do it when I can get to pc.
 
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had to use pc, and only figured out how to attach one pic per postName:  closeuplattice.jpg
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Pictures not working for me.
 
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heres a further away viewName:  mediumlattice.jpg
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Sorry, never going to work like that.
Those outside post needed to be one piece from the deck to the top of the lattice.
 
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Yeah, with lack of base support it was destined to do that. You need to run a 2x4 on the leaning side of your posts from the newel post base all the way up to the top of the lattice post, making it one piece, so to speak. You will have to modify your handrail at the intersection point, but screw the 2x4 all along the vertical length to the members. You should do it at all three posts. on the outside.
 
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Makes sense ( I didn't put the Deck up).
 
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