Ultimate Deck Build: Pouring Accurate Concrete Piers
Learn how to use the deck ledger to determine the pier heights, a critical dimension in a grade-level deck.
Pouring Accurate Concrete Piers: The height of concrete piers isn’t crucial on a raised deck, because leveling the beam is a matter of adjusting the length of each post running between pier and beam. But for a grade-level deck, where the beam is set right on post bases anchored to the top of the concrete piers, there is far less room for error. In this episode we cover how to determine the height of the piers, and some tips on working with concrete.
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