i had my heart set on a large big green egg, and have been waiting until my finances are in such condition as to make it reasonable. but then, i started hearing that some of the other ceramic grill manufacturers are catching up and, in fact, may have surpassed the original bge at around the same pricepoint.
last year it didn't stop until the end of june and then it started back up at the end of september. there are some pre-manufactured flashings on the market specifically designed for deck joists (grace deck protector being one, and joist jackets another), but i usually cut my joist flashing from larger rolls of peel-and-stick membrane that i
read the haute seal cuisine in montreal discussion from the chowhound restaurants, quebec food community. seems that seal meat is attracting attention to au 5ième péché. be sure to check out the video. dunno when the season ends, but end it will. if you want to fill that craving, now's the time.
deck joists last longer if you protect them from rot. the same statement applies to all structural framing members in your house, but most of them aren't as exposed to moisture as deck joists.
figure 5. two pieces of l-shaped flashing sealed with a bead of silicone protect the tops of beams. protecting posts and railings. with the hardware now required by code, it usually works out that a post is bordered by joists and blocking on at least two sides if not more, making a great place for water to build up (figure 6).
junior iowa offensive tackle tristan wirfs has been a name to watch all season. the 6-foot-5 330-pounder went viral before the season after he hang-cleaned 450-pounds to set the iowa school-record