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Too late I learned that 2x6 deck joists make it more complicated to meet the IRC requirement the homeowners chose to switch to 1x6 EverGrain composite decking
Most decks are 2x6 on top, I may be building a deck for a friend, he wants to keep it as affordable as possible, when is bad to use 1x6's. There must be several reasons to not use 1x6's as very few decks are built with 1x6's
Products Case. wood - Which is better for deck flooring: 2x6 or 1x6 deck My current deck flooring is done with 2x6x10' boards, however they have degraded to the point now where they need to be replaced.
Went out to look at a small deck job for a customer I've done several jobs for and a great family friend. He really wanted 2x4 decking. I've never seen this done. He told me he doesn't like the cupping of 2x6 and thought 2x4 wouldn't cup. If I used 3" deck screws in 2x6 would I still get cupping
2x6 I'd probably do 16" OC even on a 45* angle vs 5/4 x 5 12" OC I want to be able to step down slightly onto the deck vs making it dead level where people may
Deck surface 2x6 vs 1x6 - Composite Wood Deck. While 2x6 decking is the norm, 2x4 decking would be more labor intensive due to the number of deck boards