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Use this tag to refer to horizontal deck and floor system components attached and parallel to supporting walls.

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How can I improve this deck ledger and the flashing around my ledger?

I'm planning to replace the current warped ledger board with a new one new using galvanized lag bolts. How can I protect the exposed black paper and OSB between the two vents? Is more flashing needed ...
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How do I remedy a ledger board that is pulling away from the house?

The ledger board of our deck is attached with nails only. One side is beginning to pull away. I put in more support posts so it is not separating further. What would be best to remedy the ledger ...
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What should I do on the sides of a deck ledger?

I plan on hanging my ledger board similar to the picture described here. I am going to be bending coil stock for the drip cap and the Z flashing. The diagram though doesn't depict what should be ...
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