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Ledger board

Posted by eroz (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 7, 09 at 20:48

I'm having a deck built. It will be 18 feet wide. The contractor has put the ledger board in place, however it measures 17 ft across. My question is should the ledger board be as wide as the deck? In other words if my deck is 18 ft wide should the ledger board run 18 ft also?

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RE: Ledger board

He might be planing to put the rail posts outside the frame this would put the measurement kinda close to 18'.

But yes, if you contracted for a 18' wide project you should get one. J.


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