How to Install a Deck Ledger – Fine Homebuilding

A New Way To Do It Right.

Fastening a deck ledger with structural screws is fast and easy.

This is another way to install this critical support element of your deck structure.

So many times during home inspections I find inadequately attached ledgers.

Because of this I now make a point of crawling in to see them up close, however difficult or inconvenient that access may prove to be.

Why?

Just picture the consequences of its failure. This has happened more often than you think.

This product (structural screws) and method really do make it easier.

Source: How to Install a Deck Ledger – Fine Homebuilding

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One thought on “How to Install a Deck Ledger – Fine Homebuilding

  1. Always very informative Robert. I’ll be looking for the proper construction as I continue house hunting. Better yet, I’ll get you to check it out for me!

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