- Remove the fallen joist.
- Remove the remaining corroded parts of the hanger.
- Remove the nails from the deck by removing them from underneath.
- Turn the joists 180 degrees so the old nail holes face the ground.
- Use a scrap of wood to support the joist.
- Screw a few screws in the joist until the hanger is attached.
- The hanger should be nailed into place.
- Nathan only used an angle bracket on the side opposite the ledger board because there was already a ledge to support the joists.
- Nathan used ceramic-coated 2″ screws to reattach deck boards to reinstalled beams.
- Replace the rest of the hangers with the new joist hangers.
The following resources are available to you:
Nathan replaced the rotted hangers with Simpson Strong-Tie, 2×8″ Face-Mount Galvanized joist Hangers. These can be purchased at most home centers.
Nathan used a 2″ Deckmate star-drive coated deck screw to resecure the boards. These screws can be purchased at most home centers.
- Galvanized joist hangers
- Galvanized steel deck screws