Structural deck rot
Structural deck rot

Prevent structural deck rot.

Log cabin with deck in the woods
Log cabin with deck in the woods

Protect your deck structure with Imus Seal Butyl Joist Tape.

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Patio deck with stairs

Should pressure-treated wood deck structures be flashed to prevent rot?

Pressure treated wood continues to be a popular material for deck building in the United States, primarily due to its perceived cost and availability. A recent study of professional users of decking products (made up mostly of repair and...

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Rot on wooden deck joists and beams

How to prevent deck rot and extend the life of joists and beams.

Many homeowners are aware of deck rot and attempt to avoid the costly water damage to their deck by using composite decking or other wood alternatives. Unfortunately, the importance of protecting the deck structure, most notably the...

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Joist and beam tapes for deck flashing including Imus Seal Butyl Joist Tape, Trex Protect, Nichigo G-Tape 3040BK, DeckWise WiseWrap JoistTape, Cofair Products Deck Flash Barrier, and Grace Vycor Deck Protector

Creating Imus Seal Butyl Joist Tape, the ultimate deck flashing tape.

It is becoming increasingly common for contractors and DIYers to use a peel-and-stick flashing membrane to protect the top of joists and beams along with the ledger, posts, and stair stringers when framing a deck. Flashing tape products...

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