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How Much Weight Can a Deck Hold? - Plasticine House

Most decks will hold more – sometimes significantly more – than 50 pounds per square foot. That number is simply a minimum requirement. The average homeowner does not have the tools available to determine how much more weight your deck can hold than the code minimum of 50 pounds per square foot. 【Get Price】

How Much Does My Metal Deck Weigh?

6 The weight per square foot for a 20 Gauge Galvanized panel in W2-36 is 2.1 pounds per ...ROOF HSB-36 HSN3-32 N-24 N/A FLOOR B-36 Formlok N-24 Formlok N3-32 Formlok W2-36 Formlok 22 Gauge 1.9 2.2 2.0 (roof only) 1.8 20 Gauge 2.3 2.6 2.4 2.1 6 【Get Price】

Composite Decking Weight Vs. Wood | Hunker

When fully dry treated deck boards weigh some 0.25 pounds per cubic foot more than untreated boards of the same species. A 12-foot length of treated yellow pine 5/4-by-6 decking will weigh an average of 13.87 pounds (within a range of 10.65 to 17.08 pounds).【Get Price】

Weight of a Hot Tub - Decksgo.com

It holds 500 gallons - at 8.35 lbs per gallon that is 4175 lbs. Add in 7 people at 200 lbs each and that is 1400 lbs. The grand total is 6475 lbs. Add in a safety factor of 1.5 x and that is getting close to 10000 lbs over an area of 64 square feet or 156.25 psf. A typical deck is designed for a load of 50 psf.【Get Price】

[PDF]4830 Vulcraft Steel Deck - University of Colorado Boulder

(1) G-90 - .9 ounce/sq.ft. (2) G-60 - .6 ounce/sq.ft. VULCRAFT a division of Nucor Corporation has provided this catalog for use by engineers and architects using Vulcraft steel decks. It includes all products available at the time of printing. We reserve the right to change revise or withdraw any products or procedures without notice.【Get Price】

Calculate Deck Load Capacity - Tributary Area

The load that is placed on your deck is expressed in pounds per square foot (psf) and the total load or more appropriately the design load is comprised of the dead load and the live load. Dead load is basically the load created by the weight of the deck itself. This is usually about 10 psf.【Get Price】

Deck Load Calculator - Ideas For Deck Designs

Deck Load Calculator. This calculator determines the size of each tributary area of your deck. It then determines the total load from each tributary area based on the design load of your deck. Default is 50 psf which you can change. The total load for each tributary area is then divided by the area of each footing in order to determine the load ...【Get Price】

Decking Calculator

Jun 07 2019 6 in / 12 = 0.5 ft. Let's calculate the square footage of one decking board: 8 ft * 0.5 ft = 4 ft². Now we can calculate the number of decking boards needed. We divide the deck square footage by the board square footage and add 10% to account for waste: 260 ft²/ 4 ft² * 1.1 = 71.5. Let's round the result up (it's better to have more than ... Rita Rain【Get Price】

How Much Weight Can My Deck Hold?

Jul 24 2017 However one rule of thumb to keep in mind while answering the question is that the answer commonly is that if a deck is properly designed it’s built to hold 50 lbs. per square foot. It’s possible that it could hold much more weight than 50 lbs. per square foot. 【Get Price】