Fastening a Ledger to Concrete: 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. On this project, the 2×10 joists of the main deck frame sit just about even with the top of the.
You can use regular 16d sinker nails as concrete nails in an upcoming project where you need to attach a piece of treated lumber to a poured concrete slab or a wall. The wood could be a 2 x 4 bottom plate for a wall or a simple 2 x 2 cleat for some utility shelving in your basement or garage.
Yes, there are products available for anchoring a ledger board to hollow concrete block foundations (concrete masonry unit, CMU). There are a handful of manufacturers that produce epoxy and other adhesive anchors that are tested for use in hollow CMU.
Attaching a metal post bracket to a concrete slab. It’s not that difficult to attach a wood handrail post to a concrete walk, patio or porch slab. Here’s how.
Some landscape designs call for a deck to join with a cinder block wall at a property line, a building or a planter. The deck-to-block connection is done with a ledger board attached to the block.
Using concrete screws is the fastest method for attaching furring strips, windows and doors, conduit clamps and electrical boxes. Drill the special-size pilot hole (see package for exact bit size) and drive the concrete screw’s super-hard, large profile threads into the concrete with a power screwdriver.
For attaching something relatively light to concrete, it’s hard to beat the speed and ease of hammer-set anchors. Each anchor consists of an unthreaded pin set into a metal sleeve.
For a tile floor that lasts for years without cracking, a cement backerboard is crucial. Backerboard is a thin layer of concrete with fiberglass mesh on both sides. It is available in a range of sizes, but 3 x 5-foot sheets are most common.
I need to attach some 1/2 inch hardi board to a cement block wall of a bath tub in order to tile it. There are no furring strips and there is no room for any due to matching existing planes.
Most tile professionals, including John Bridge, concur that attaching cement board to concrete is not an acceptable way to surface the concrete prior to tile installation. Thinset alone will not help the cement board stick to the concrete.
Shannon from www.house-improvements.com shows you different fasteners you can use to fasten wood to concrete. This is especially useful in basement de...
Installing Deck Ledgers A ledger board is a horizontal piece of lumber attached to a wall to support the ends of deck joists. The ledger can be attached using one of three methods.
Attach Wood to Concrete Ask the Builder. Loading... Unsubscribe from Ask the Builder?. A Beginner's Guide to Attaching Things to Concrete and Brick - Duration: 6:22.
I am thinking of using tongue and groove bead board or something similar to cover any unevenness between the concrete base and framed top (but I'm open to ideas). So, how do I attach whatever I use to the concrete that is showing (the frame and the lower part of the staircase)?
Spray the back side of the first concrete board with water and press the board against the wet thinset. 7 Fasten the board to the wall with 2-inch concrete screws and a hammer-action power drill.
Ledger Board Attachment to a Solid Concrete Foundation Wall When attaching a ledger board to a masonry wall, you will want to first cut the ledger board to size and have two helpers hold it in place so you can drill two holes every 12” through the wood where your bolts will be installed.
Using Cement Boards Over Concrete Slab Construction. It seems that ceramic tile installation has an abundance of myths that pop up all too frequently regarding Do-It-Yourselfers on “help forums” and DIY websites.
I am building a PT deck attached to my house and have a question about attaching the deck ledger board. Most everything I have read talks about connecting it to wood, not concrete.
If I am understanding your question, you are attaching a deck ledger board (2x10) to a CMU wall? IMO, If all you are doing is running 2x10, 16oc, plus deck boards, there is not much load.