|What decking and joist spans should be used when designing my redwood deck?|
|Construction Heart or Construction Common
2x6 decking should be nailed to joists which are spaced
no more than 24 inches on center. Joist spans vary
according to the dimension used and the joist spacing.
For example, typical 2x8 Construction Heart joists spaced
24 inches on center can span 8 feet 9 inches between
Suggested Joist Spans
Extra weight on the deck surface, such as large planters, hot tubs or spas, will require additional support.