A trio of hardware options for installing a ledger-supported deck over non-structural claddings.
Learn the pros, cons, and proper placement of ledger bolts, lags, and structural screws.
Follow the complete deck ledger installation process from prep to fastening to flashing.
Simpson Strong Tie's new BVLZ ledger mounting system solves the problem of mounting deck ledgers over existing masonry veneer cladding.
The thickness of the foam insulation will dictate whether you should use a standard fastening schedule or get advice from an engineer.
© 2021 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Become a member and get instant access to thousands of videos, how-tos, tool reviews, and design features.
Start your subscription today and save up to 52%
Get complete site access to expert advice, how-to videos, Code Check, and more, plus the print magazine.
Start your FREE trial
Already a member? Log in