· Detecting and correcting deck ledger problems around vinyl siding. Skip navigation Sign in. Installing Deck Ledger on Vinyl Siding Tim Copeland How to Build a Deck Part 2: Ledger Board
· Removing the Siding For The Ledger Board. Wood or concrete siding will have to be cut away using a circular saw. Set the blade depth so you won’t cut into the house sheathing below the siding. Make sure you have enough room to install flashing above the ledger board and allow for at least a ¾” space above the decking preventing water
How to Use Flashing Between Vinyl Siding and a Wood Deck. Builders avoid rot by installing flashing along the top edge of the ledger board, but even when this is done according to accepted practices, it
A secondary top flashing now needs to be installed over the top of the ledger board. This flashing needs to extend up at least 2 or 3 inches up under the siding above the deck. Keep in mind the bottom of the upper siding should be at least two inches above the flashing or the decking that's near the house.
Installing Deck Boards. That's a total of 3" extra. Cut the first 2 deck boards to the exact length needed. The rest can run wild. If you've allowed for an overhang on the deck board, you'll have to notch out the ends of the 1st board a little to fit the cut-out in the siding, equal to the depth of the siding and the length of your overhang.
Preparing Siding for Ledger. That gives you the top horizontal cutting line for the ledger board pocket. Marking Siding for Ledger Board To mark the bottom horizontal cutting line, first measure down from the top line for the thickness of your deck boards usually 1-1/2 inches, the thickness of a 2x4 or a 2x6 .
It’s easy with the Deck Clip hidden deck fastener. As with all blind fasteners you will need to get the first board down along one edge or the wall of the house. Use our 2″ square-drive screws to accomplish this. There is a driver in every jar along with plugs. Pre-drill with a 3/16” bit and install a screw every 16” to 24” along the edge.
The Last Decking Board by the House 1. Install the next-to-last board with only as many screws as needed to hold it in place. 2. Make width marks every 6 feet or so, reflecting the measurements you took in step 1. 3. All the other decking boards are installed long; you will cut them off later
Snap a chalk line, cut out the siding and tack up the ledger board. Then slip flashing behind the siding, covering the top edge of the ledger. Start by making an outline on the siding where you want to position the ledger board. Make the outline large enough to include space for the deck boards on
Attaching a deck to your house creates the potential for rot, not only to the ledger board that you attach to the house to support the deck, but to the house framing. Builders avoid rot by
Usually it is easiest to place the deck boards flush with the outside edge of one of the outer joists and let them "run wild" at the other end. This way, all of the uneven ends can be cut all at once. The only
· Step-by-step instructions: How to install Hardie Board lap siding, HardiePlank lap siding, and siding products, trim and more. Follow these instructions for a long lasting installation. HardiePlank or Hardie board lap siding products carry a 30-year warranty and installation is not much different than installing regular wood lap siding.
I would remove the Seven Trust, install some self-adhering flashing over the rim joist, up under the siding, install the ledger as you described, install drip cap flashing, then decking. I would NEVER build a deck
A secondary top flashing now needs to be installed over the top of the ledger board. This flashing needs to extend up at least 2 or 3 inches up under the siding above the deck. Keep in mind the bottom of the
· The ledger board flashing installation steps are: Tack the flashing with galvanized roofing or 6 penny nails to the wall set near the top edge. Space the nails about 4 feet apart. The nails are