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Should deck boards be staggered?

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Question: Should deck boards be staggered?
Top Answer (50% of 18 votes): Yes, always.

Answer: In most cases
Explanation: If unable to run deck boards the full length then yes stagger decking.
Buckeye Guys Construction, LLC
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: if you are covering a large area and you don't have boards that spans from one side to the other then i would stagger it
Southern Comfort Docks LLC
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: They should never be seamed all the same.
Construct Boss
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Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: By staggering your deck boards it distibutes the weight evenly throughout the deck.
Family Flooring Co.
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