The right flashing details, reinforced and durable waterproof by Angus Smith decking give new life to old balconies REPAIRING Cantilevered Balconies . joists that project about 6 feet from the face of the building, or from one-fourth to one-third of their overall the floor inside or post the balcony to the ground, but that’s another
Cantilevered wood framing can be reinforced with steel, an approach used by Lenny Gillis, of Colony Home Improvements, while building a cantilevered balcony as part of an extensive remodel in Wellesley, Mass.
Because the cantilevered joists guarantee that the interior flooring and the balcony deck are at the same level, it’s hard to prevent rain and snow entry. The best water-management details call for a balcony or deck to be one step lower than the interior flooring—an impossibility if the joists are cantilevered.
A cantilevered floor is a floor that sticks out past the foundation or supporting wall below. It may be a first- or second-story bump-out, a bay window, or a room over an open porch. The cantilever floor cavity must be filled with insulation that completely touches the underside of the floor. Cantilever floor construction detail showing
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cantilever joists supporting an exterior balcony. When a floor is supporting more than a roof and one story of wall, the maximum prescriptive cantilever distance is limited by the IRC to the
The This Old House Hour. Season 1, Episode 2. April 17, 2003. Architect David Stirling, who'll be working on the Manchester, Mass., renovation, shows off a Manchester house he designed.