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Old 07-03-2011, 03:42 PM   #1
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I'm fixing my leaning deck


My deck sank this year after alot of rain. I can save money by fixing it myself and I have all the materials and the manpower. But how to do it is my concern. The deck his leaning to the one side only if I jack it up will the other side tip? And how many support beams should I put in place and where?

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Old 07-03-2011, 04:09 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum.

Going to need more info to help. Posting some pictures would be a good start.

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You have soil problems (possibly drainage also) on one side. Jacking it up will be a temporary "fix", but it could last a while.

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I would put one here and one there.

Seriously....need to have some pictiures... at the least. Will probably need some measurements to go along with the picture but we'll start out slow.
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