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Posted By Major screw up.

chandler, what you're seeing on the right...

chandler,
what you're seeing on the right running the same diredtion as the beam is the blocking, I installed it half way between the beam and the ledger.

And Kremeriky,
i am leaning towards a...
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Posted By Major screw up.

Thanks, and I don't want to have any unsafe...

Thanks,
and I don't want to have any unsafe situations occur on my property.

Just so we are clear Chandler, on the left side of my photo you can see where the joists attach to the facing, are u...
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Posted By Major screw up.

The joists are on joist hangers, u just can't see...

The joists are on joist hangers, u just can't see them from the picture, and the ledger was installed on the house when it was built, with lag bolts I'm told.

The Beam runs for 20 feet about 10...
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Posted By Major screw up.

if by stringers u mean Joists they have each been...

if by stringers u mean Joists they have each been toe nailed to the beam. I had a friend suggest that the lumber may have been too wet and it twisted when It dried out???

I may as well just get a...
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the deck is attached and it appears to me that it...

the deck is attached and it appears to me that it is rolling off the posts there doesn't appear to be any pull away from the ledger. the strong ties are fixed properly to the beam with all fastners...
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Thanks for the advice guys, Iam thinking of...

Thanks for the advice guys, Iam thinking of getting a contracter in to fix this mess I've created, the last thing I want is anyone to get injured. Seemed like a simple project, they gave me plans at...
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NEED Help new deck in danger of colapse

Just finished my 12 x 20 attached deck, I did the post and cap method, with a 2x10 laminated beam resting on 4 4x4s on top of concrete piers. theres about 2 feet of cantiliver on the deck meaning the...
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