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Re: Moisture protection for deck?

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I kid.  I was making a vague reference to an owner potentially ripping out
the decking a few years down the line.  (Save now, spend later.)

Maybe I haven't followed the thread completely, but what type of moisture
do yo want to avoid?  If you were to sheath/stucco the underside of the
deck/decking/joists, wouldn't that space still require ventilation so that
the moisture isn't trapped?  Apologies if I am not fully seeing the

On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 11:47 AM, T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. <
bill(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> I don't know about that. It will be interesting to see how much cheaper 
> the wood deck is than the concrete deck.
> 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 David Topete Sent: Monday, January 13, 2014 10:46 AM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Moisture protection for deck?
> An example of an owner/client being penny wise and pound foolish?  :-)
> On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 10:36 AM, T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. <
> bill(--nospam--at)> wrote:

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David Topete, SE

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