Mark the position of the stringers on the concrete landing and set the kick-plate on these marks. Use a hammer-drill and a masonry bit to drill two 1/2-inch holes through the kick-plate into the concrete to insert 1/2-inch metal-sleeve anchors.
How to Build a 2×4 Deck Rail on a Concrete Patio After setting the 4×4 posts on the concrete anchor rods, install the 2×4 deck rails and 2×2 balusters. This project is continued from How to Build a 2×4 Deck Rail on a Concrete Patio Part 2. Attach the 2×4 Rails to the 4×4 Deck Posts
Attaching Stairs to a Deck The final stage in building your deck is likely going to be when you connect the stairs to the deck. Every set of stairs has to be connected to the deck somehow.
This video will provide you with a few ways to attach your stair stringers to either a concrete floor or a wood framed subfloor and deck. For more information about stair building, visit our
Step-by-step instructions on how to install a deck ledger board to a concrete house foundation wall using expansion anchors. Remember, you can always install frost footings and posts beside the house to support the deck without attaching to the house. My local inspector says there is no code to install a ledger board to a concrete
You'll be attaching the pressure-treated 2-by-4s across the width of the concrete every 16 inches as deck sleepers to support the composite decking. Measure the width of the concrete with a tape measure, and then cut the boards to length using a table saw.
This will be used to fasten the stairs to the concrete pad. Place the board between the stringers and attach to stringers with 3 galvanized deck screws. Attach the 2x6 board to concrete pad with masonry anchors. Step 4 DIY: Building Deck Steps. Each tread is made of two lengths of 2x6 board.
Stairs that attach to the rim joist at the outside edge of a deck will probably overload the joist. Often those joists will need to be doubled or tripled to support the additional load of the staircase.
Fastening a Ledger to Concrete: The ledger is not only the structural connection between the deck and the house; its also what establishes the overall height and levelness of the entire deck frame. On this project, the 2×10 joists of the main deck frame sit just about even with the top of the foundation, and a landing framed with 2x8s sits atop the main frame, serving as a transition point
The ledger is not only the structural connection between the deck and the house; it's also what establishes the overall height and levelness of the entire deck frame. In this episode we show you how to lay out the ledger fasteners, anchor the ledger to the concrete foundation, and more.
How to Install a Wood Handrail for Exterior Front Stairs - Home Guides. Installing redwood posts and a wooden railing for concrete stairs requires special tools and experience with concrete anchors.
Below is a step by step instruction on how to properly connect the stair stringers to concrete. Step 1 - Understand Stringers and Stairway Construction The stringers must be constructed so that they are strong enough to support the heavy weight of people walking up and down the stair treads.