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How to bolt decking onto the house?

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How to bolt decking onto the house?

I am looking to build a very small decking and have placed posts on stirrups. Just so that the decking won't pull away from the house, am looking at dyna bolting a timber to the house, then connecting the decking to the timber on the house for some extra stability. Am talking about a 700x900 decking 40cm from the ground.

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Re: How to bolt decking onto the house?

Hello @micsul, 


I suggest having a quick look at this discussion - How to build deck ledgers against double brick boundary wall? by @Avago. I recommend adding more posts to your deck rather than placing a lateral load onto your brick wall. Brick walls are designed to hold vertical loads but not horizontal ones.


With enough posts holding your deck there should be minimal movement of your decking frame. Can you please post a photo of your decking plans? This will give our members a better idea of its layout.  


If you have any other questions we can help with, please let us know.




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