composite deck floor joist

Decking manufacturers may recommend anywhere between 12 and 16 inches for commercial decks and 12 to 24 inches for residential decks. What’s really necessary? In this guide we’ll go over the proper joist spacing for composite decking as well as some common installation mistakes you should avoid. 【Get Price】

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If you’re planning to replace old wood decking with PVC or composite measure the deck joist spacing first. Most deck joists are centered 16 inches apart which is the maximum deck joist spacing for most low-maintenance decking. If you plan to install your decking at a 45-degree angle your joists may need to be 12 inches apart. 【Get Price】

It’s important to strategically place the joists to evenly distribute the weight of the composite deck boards. Deck Floor Joist Spacing. For residential decking the space between deck joists should never exceed 16 inches as measured on center (16 inches between the center of adjacent joist boards). 【Get Price】