Installers tie steel straps down to the band joists in order to secure the load bearing columns newly installed on the porch.
Tom Silva shows the proper way to install a structural and decorative column on a front porch. He also demonstrates several ways to install weather proof flashing
Installing a Fiberglass Porch Column By: Danny Lipford We have a concrete porch with 7 large columns. We want to install a railing but have no idea about the
Step Three // How to Replace Porch Posts. Install the Brackets. The columns on our porch are falling apart. What should we do? Rebuilding Porch Columns.
Exterior wood porch columns can deteriorate and rot over time due to exposure the elements. Replacing a damaged porch column isn’t that hard, but proper safety precautions need to be taken to avoid injury or damage to the porch. Attach a short 2”x 6” board to the end of a 4” x 4” post
The existing columns are toenailed into the header, and the bottom parts are nailed into the deck frame. Presently the deck has no footers to speak of, but I plan to add some, and place the columns on the deck above the corner posts.
Hello, I'm building a wrap around porch. Due to ground clearance I have a flush beam 3 2X10 around the perimeter of the floor and then I have Joist 8 feet 2X10 12 inch centers . I now need to get a roof on this thing. I'm going to install 8X8 columns for the look not for the strength as it
When you want to add railing to your porch or deck, don't let columns negate your plans. Methods for attaching railing to columns do exist regardless of the type of railing you want to use, but the desired railing can limit how they secure to the columns.