|Base Material||MCA pressure-treated #1 grade lumber|
|Joists||2x8 16" o.c.|
|Rims and Bands||2-ply 2x8|
|Stairs||2x12 cut stringers 18" o.c.
2x12 enclosed side stringers
Reinforced center stringer
|Deck||5/4" x 6" eased edge decking
Ice and water shield protection on joist attachment surfaces
|Stairs||5/4" x 6" eased edge treads
1" x 8" risers
Ice and water shield protection on stringer attachment surfaces
|Guardrails and Handrails||Custom built from 2x4 lumber with 2x2 balusters
Eased rail edges
Pressure-treated Maine Ornamental dress caps on posts
Continuous Type 1 secondary handrail on inner stair handrail
|Deck||2½" exterior grade screws|
|Stair Treads||2½" exterior grade screws|
|Railing||Frame: 3" exterior grade screws
Balusters: 2½" exterior grade screws
|Two 4' deep 10" dia. concrete piers with 24" Bigfoot spread footings for posts.
All structural members are MCA pressured treated lumber with Z-Max treated hangers and connectors.
4x4 support posts anchored to piers with post bases and rim with post caps for uplift restraint.
4x4 lateral post support
1x4 lateral frame restraint
All fasteners hot-dip galvanized rated for pressure treated lumber.
GAF StormGuard ice and water shield on all critical surfaces and interfaces.
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