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I live in Delaware and built my deck, pressure treated pine.
I live in Delaware and built my deck, pressure treated pine. I want to find the load per sq. ft. so I can put a hot tub on it. … read more
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I have an existing deck on which the previous owner had
I have an existing deck on which the previous owner had installed a hot tub. Before I fill the hot tub with water, I want to verify the load capacity of the deck. The hot tub manual states that the we… read more
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Calculating load for an existing deck for a hottub if it
Calculating load for an existing deck for a hottub if it will work or need more support. … read more
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Im building a low height deck to hold a small hot tub in my
im building a low height deck to hold a small hot tub in my backyard and I have no idea if I can / should use 2x 8 or 2x10 support beams.Here is what I know. Longest span is 13 feet.tub weights 3,544 … read more
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I am building an addition that will be 22' x 22'. There will
I am building an addition that will be 22' x 22'. There will be a steel center beam that can be no more than 8" high to support the hot tub, roofing (epdm) sleepers, and composite decking above. The h… read more
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I am trying to determine the weight capacity of my outdoor
I am trying to determine the weight capacity of my outdoor deck for a hot tub. Tub = 7.5'x7'= 52sqft 6500lb loaded and people Deck = 10ft joist span + 2ft cantilever 2x10x12 joist, 16" o.c. 4x4 post s… read more
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Im trying to figure out if my roof can support the weight of a hot tub
im trying to figure out if my roof can support the weight of a hot tub. - Water Capacity: 254 gal. - Filled weight: 2,701 lbs. - Inflated size: 77" x 28" - holds up to 6 I have a 3-family house with a… read more
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Just building a deck and the plans say I would have 46psf and
Just building a deck and the plans say I would have 46psf and I would like a small portable hot tube to put on it.. Just checking if it can handle the weight of the tube..… read more
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,We are planning to put a hot tub on our deck - can
Hello, We are planning to put a hot tub on our deck - can you please let me know what you recommend when putting a hot tub on a deck. Our deck is only about 10 inches off the ground but we would like … read more
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I want to build a 12 x 12 deck to support a 8x8 hot tube weighting
I want to build a 12' x 12 deck to support a 8x8 hot tube weighting 4730 lbs full plus the weight of 4 ppl at say 200 lbs. I want to build it free standing using 6x6 patio stones and dig any holes. wh… read more
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I am building a deck to hold a hot tub and wanted to bounce
I am building a deck to hold a hot tub and wanted to bounce the specs off an engineer to double check the load for the structure… read more
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I have a wood deck that sits 11 feet above ground. I have
I have a wood deck that sits 11 feet above ground. I have 10 6x6 PT posts with a support beam of (3) 2x12 at the middle point of the deck which is 8 feet wide by 20 feet long. The (3) 2x12 support bea… read more
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I am retrofitting my upstairs deck for a hot tub. The current
I am retrofitting my upstairs deck for a hot tub. The current structure is comprised of 9'6" 2x10 joists on 16" centers resting atop a triple 2x10 beam supported by triple 2x6 posts every 4 ft. They a… read more
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We recently purchased a new hot tub spa and plan on setting
We recently purchased a new hot tub spa and plan on setting it up on a newly constructed porch. Being in the planning stage at this time, I need a dimension of a glulam beam that will support approxim… read more
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I am placing 2X12 Doug Fir Joists every 12 inches spanning
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I am trying to see if my ROOFTOP deck can support a HOT-TUB. The
I am trying to see if my ROOFTOP deck can support a HOT-TUB. The combined weight (including/FULL of water) is = 2800 lbs the deck is a contructed of: 2 x 10's that are 16" center to center and are 8 F… read more
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I have an existing 16x14 screened in deck. Ledger attached
I have an existing 16x14 screened in deck. Ledger attached to house. 2x10 x 16 joists. sides are 3X. end is 2X thick. 2x10 are on 12" centers. Need to know if I can support a 7x6 hot tub approx 3000# … read more
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I have an elevated home with attached rear porch. 2x8s on a
I have an elevated home with attached rear porch. 2x8s on a 10' foot span to poured and reinforce beam supports. Wish to place a 8x8 hot tub on this porch. Its covered with 5/8 plywood. I've figured t… read more
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