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I will likely use railing post connectors like I...

I will likely use railing post connectors like I did for my deck that nail to the side of the joist and bolt to the railing post.
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So you're saying something like this. I also...

So you're saying something like this. I also removed the central posts, I think they were overkill. I checked online and It said I could do 16' unsupported. with the 2 there it's only 11' something....
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Would you then end nail the rim joist to the...

Would you then end nail the rim joist to the other joists? End nailing is generally frowned upon that was my only concern.
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Yes of course there will be railings. I'm just...

Yes of course there will be railings. I'm just trying to understand what I should do for the structure first. There is not room to go much wider than 4'. How is the setup with a rim joist as I show...
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Odd shaped deck, need some advice

I'm doing a 4'x15' freestanding deck 5' off the ground. It's for a 8'x15' hot tub.

Question #1 The standard deck calculator web sites don't work for a 4' wide deck. Any advice?

#2 Since it's...
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What do I do if the product was defective?

What do I do if the product was defective?
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Yeah the cleaners were done a week before, it has...

Yeah the cleaners were done a week before, it has been a bit cold and damp as well, it's rained a couple times. But again it's not wet at all. It just rubs off. Maybe that's the same thing? Also if...
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Brush and roller only. Also it doesn't appear too...

Brush and roller only. Also it doesn't appear too tick.
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Deck Stain dry but rubbing off

I used Armstrong Clark semi-solid wood stain. Actually I didn't I had someone do it for me, so not really DIY. But here is the stain that was used. The deck was stained Monday 6/6, 3 days ago....
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Thanks X. I'll use that method. I'm not sure...

Thanks X. I'll use that method. I'm not sure adding the small piece of wood will help create much of a nailing surface but I'll give it a try. I have plenty of 1x I can rip down to create a shim.
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look at my photo please joecaption, how can I...

look at my photo please joecaption, how can I attach a jamb extension I only have 1/2-1/4" of surface area exposed? It won't hold.
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So a 1/2" strip is the way to go. But then I need...

So a 1/2" strip is the way to go. But then I need something inside that to hide the gap between the wood and the window frame, and that I added a 1/2" strip, correct? These window frame pieces are...
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There are no jamb extensions.Based on the...

There are no jamb extensions.Based on the pictures I'm seeing on google.

Jeff
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Issue with mounting of trim and vinyl replacment windows

When I moved in the previous owner had vinyl replacement windows installed. On the interior of the house they are pretty far in but not far enough. As you can see from the photo the old window frame...
09-01-15, 07:22 AM
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Posted By supraman215

So my question really is not weather I have more...

So my question really is not weather I have more circuits that I'm supposed to in that box which I am pretty sure I do since I was told 7 years ago when I moved in and I'm being told now, it's is it...
09-01-15, 06:27 AM
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The box is mounted in a traditional VERTICAL...

The box is mounted in a traditional VERTICAL fashion. The image is horizontal for some reason. Also I have A/C, an electrical water heater, and some electrical baseboard heaters in the basement which...
09-01-15, 06:24 AM
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Posted By supraman215

Electrician says I need a new breaker panel

This is my panel. I have 200amp service it was installed in 1976. I think it's a Seimens not sure. What he is telling me is there are too many circuits in the pannel, he said there should be 20 and...
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Posted By supraman215

Thumbs up Thank you guys so much for all your help

Thanks to everyone on the site for giving me so much advice. I would have never have been able to build such a badass deck without everyone's help especially these guys:

Chandler
czizzi
XSleeper...
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Posted By supraman215

I'm thinking 2 angle brackets on the inside of...

I'm thinking 2 angle brackets on the inside of the outer stringers. The lateral, and flat pieces of decking should hold everything else together pretty well. Hilti nail the angle brackets to the...
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@bridgeman lol The stair treads are all the...

@bridgeman

lol The stair treads are all the same length. That would be epic if they weren't! Like some kind of funhouse stairs. You have a good eye though, they are 16.5" each. The unsupported...
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Thanks so much for the drawing czizzi! That...

Thanks so much for the drawing czizzi! That really helped me understand.
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Handrail is not required by code for the smaller...

Handrail is not required by code for the smaller stairs. ok so for the larger one the handrail needs to extend, so if I ever add a handrail then it would have to extend past the end of the last stair...
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well I just finished nailing them up with the...

well I just finished nailing them up with the stringer straps from simpson. So notching will be near impossible at this point.

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Posted By supraman215

czizzi. I've been reading your comment for 20...

czizzi. I've been reading your comment for 20 minutes and I can not for the life of me figure out what you are describing. It's an outside corner first of all so I'm not sure what you mean. Can you...
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Posted By supraman215

It looks like there is a crossbar under the...

It looks like there is a crossbar under the railing top, what am I missing?
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