the decking i am now looking to use is yellow balau decking boards 21mm x 145mm in 3.5 metre lengths so no butted joints, the boards will run away from the house in the 3.5m lengths cut to suit. everywhere i have read has said joist spacing would be best at 400-500mm centres, but i have now finished the framing.
provide 1 row of noggins to centre of joist spans of 2.5m or greater, and generally at max 1.2m centres for larger spans. for 38 x 195mm and 38 x 220mm joist sections, provide noggins between joists at intervals not exceeding 6 times joist depth. noggins should be blocked to perimeter edge beam and/or wall of adjacent building wherever possible.
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deck framing. decks are supported on 4-by-4-inch posts, one in each corner and at least one every 8 feet. the outside edge of the deck is constructed with a board the same width as your joists.
and i want to step the decking so it looks nicer than having one join in the middle. now i have read that centers of the joist should be 40cm apart, this is fine if i were to do 2 full boards across as each ends hits a joist, but as i want to step it, the half decking board 1.2m will not hit a joist.
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although it is fairly easy to calculate floor joist centres, it is just as easy to mess it up i know i still do. start by measuring the full length of your deck outside of bearer to outside of bearer and then subtract the thickness of one of the floor joists.
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decking installation - lumberock - lumberock seven trust decking. all joists must be level and structurally sound for new and existing deck frames. amount of thermal expansion that is common to all plastic lumber materials. for joist spans measuring 16' on-centers, 4.5 screws per square foot are needed.
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click here for composite decking fixing instructions. step 1. spacing between joists. when spacing your joist structure, the maximum gap between joists from centre to centre should be no more than 400mm. note: spacing recommended is for domestic or light commercial use, if in any doubt seek further professional help. step 2.