how to install deck posts in water

Installing posts or "piling" in the water to support a dock or pier can be done either by "jetting" with water or driving with a pile driver if the earth under the water is not too rocky yet is solid enough to be load-bearing. Because "driving" pilings requires heavy equipment this article will focus on jetting them. 【Get Price】

Mar 19 2014 - How to Install Posts in the Water for a Dock or Pier. If you want to build a pier or a dock you need good sturdy pilings or posts to support it. Unless you have the heavy equipment to drive the pilings into the ground you'll either need... 【Get Price】

How to Install Deck Piers. Deck piers support the beams that create the joist spans for a deck. This is the foundation of the deck and if not properly installed will result in failure of part or the entire deck. 【Get Price】

Plan on making the hole for the post 3 times wider than the width of the post and 1/3 deeper than the height of the post. Use your post hole digger to dig out the hole then layer the bottom 6 inches with gravel. Then place your post in the center mix your concrete and pour it into the hole. 【Get Price】

If you need to install posts in the water for a dock or a pier measure and cut pilings made of pressure-treated wood. The pilings should be the length you need to support your structure plus an extra 4-6 feet that you can bury in the ground. 【Get Price】

To help prevent rotting this deck will have wooden posts attached to concrete footers above ground. For either method set the footers below the frost line — the level at which water in the soil typically freezes — to help prevent the ground from pushing up the posts (known as heave) during a freeze. Note that the frost line varies by region. 【Get Price】