JediSkipdogg wrote:My goal, once I get the hot tub off the deck, is to kill two birds with one stone. My question is how. I want to replace the wood boards with a Trex type decking material. My plan is possibly only replace the portion not where the sunroom is. Can I cut into the 2x8s at all to relevel the deck? If not, is the only option to butt another 2x8 up to the 2x8 already there and start releveling the deck that way?
ESAFO wrote:You may also want to think about once you remove old decking to install another 4x4 for added support underneath where hot tub will be reset.
JediSkipdogg wrote: But my guess is, simply not enough for I'm guessing 400 lbs of water plus tub.
evan price wrote:JediSkipdogg wrote: But my guess is, simply not enough for I'm guessing 400 lbs of water plus tub.
Water is eight pounds per gallon more like 4000 pounds minimum.
TJW815 wrote:Anytime a hot tub is on a deck it should be 6x6s not 4x4s. Also, if you want to use a composite deck material take into co side ration it is heavier.
TJW815 wrote:For the part that has settled, I’d dig out the post footer, jack it up to level, and pour in some concrete to set the post back on.
TJW815 wrote:As far as cutting into the 2x8s, I’d need you to explain it better what you’re trying to accomplish.
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