deck2wall spacer detail. the end dams are just as if you wrapped the back, lower edge and the two ends the end dams of the ledger with the flashing material. with copper or galv. sheet you would fold a 2.25' horiz. leg out of the page for the bottom edge of the ledger pocket and form a .25' drip edge on it.
attach-a-deck spacers are 2 in. deep so they can handle siding up to 1 1/2 in. thick and still leave ½ in. air space. the plunger and cup design back-caulks and seals the siding hole filling in the gaps from the inside out.
attaching ledger with drainage spacers sometimes spacers are installed between the deck ledger and the band joist to allow for drainage. while that can help prevent rot at the band joist, the spacers weaken the connection. jlc asked us to provide a bolting schedule for that condition, but unfortunately august jlc 2003 detail 2 fastener schedule*
re: pros and cons of attaching ledger board with spacers i've used spacers on a ledger board once, the reason for it was because it was a log cabin. i had to be careful attaching because the top half of the ledger was a wood stud frame with log siding.
attaching deck ledger to concrete foundation wall. then i am going to drill into the concrete and use 1/2'x5.5' redhead wedge hot dipped galvanized anchors--2 of them in every other joist bay 16' oc . next i was going to use vinyl deck ledger flashing since i have heard that aluminum won't last well with the pt.
deck2wall spacer black polypropylene spacer 2-1/2 in. diameter 5 prevent rot from occurring at deck ledger connections by using deck2wall spacers. the plastic spacers provide a space for water and debris to flow harmlessly through the assembly. the space between the ledger and house helps prevent the
re: ledger board for deck brian the siding will definitely expand and then contract but if you have a fastener every 16 inches it only expands marginally over the 16 inches between the fasteners. in your clients scenario the distance between fasteners is close to 12 feet if he's using a full sheet of siding.
prevent rot from occurring at deck ledger connections by using deck2wall spacers. the plastic spacers provide a space for water and debris to flow harmlessly through the assembly. the space between the ledger and house helps prevent the accumulation of moisture and promotes circulation and drying.
deck ledger spacers. the next step is to temporarily attach the ledger board and drill your bolt holes in between the joist locations. after the bolt holes are drilled you can remove the ledger board and attach the spacers to the house side of the board with fasteners. next you seal the bolt holes at the house wall with silicone caulk.
remove ledger, center deck2wall spacers over bolt holes and attach with corrosion-resistant screws or nails to the building side of the ledger. at the house, apply silicone sealant in and around the bolt hole to prevent moisture intrusion. position ledger into proper alignment on building and secure with appropriate fasteners.
deck ledger board-to-house connection - home construction floor and wall framing - similar to deck ledger board-to-house connection - home construction when attaching a new deck's ledger board to the house, the siding hardi board the ledger should also be nailed to the rim joist with two rows of nails large would lie behind the ledger, and bolt it solidly to the sheathing and rim joist.
i recently had to rebuild a small deck. diy spacers would be needed to provide drainage gaps between the finished deck boards. these spacers would be used to provide the gap then moved to the next row after securing the deck board. after determining my spacer size i needed to use a quarter-inch gap between boards. i arrived at that after measuring out the distance from one end of the deck to the house wall.