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Gary -

That was my first design. According to the owner, that was too expensive. 
I'm in the middle of V.E.


T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA 2607)
A L L E N   D E S I G N S
Consulting Structural Engineers
33171 Paseo Cerveza, Suite 221
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of Gary L. Hodgson and Assoc. Sent: Monday, January 13, 2014 5:06 AM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Moisture protection for deck?

With our climate (-21 deg C and freezing rain over a 10 day period followed 
 by a week of temps at 0 to +6 deg C with rain) we would insist on PT 
joists at 16" o.c. However, now that I see you are installing concrete and 
stone flooring, I would prefer to go to a conc slab and beam system, which 
I have done.  I persuaded the home owner that that this would stand up a 
lot better than wood.  So far so good - 6 years. Gary

On 1/10/2014 4:52 PM, T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. wrote:
> Hi, Chuck.
> Are 4x14s available in PT?
> What does that do to the strength?
> What about 3/4" sheathing? Is that available in PT?
> No tile, but concrete toping sloped to internal drains with stone
> flooring on top.

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