# How many posts do I need for an 8×10 deck?

**How many posts do I need for an 8×10 deck?**In

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You **will need** six 3 1/2-inch post anchors, or 5 1/2 inch ones of you are using 6-by-6 **posts**, four 8-inch angle brackets for the corners, and 12 2-by-6 joist hangers.

Also question is, how many posts do I need for a 10×10 deck?

4 posts

Subsequently, question is, how much does it cost to build a 8×10 deck? Cost To Build A Deck By Size

Deck Size | Square Feet | Average Cost |
---|---|---|

8×10 | 80 | $1,200 – $2,800 |

10×10 | 100 | $1,500 – $3,500 |

10×12 | 120 | $1,800 – $4,200 |

12×12 | 144 | $2,160 – $5,040 |

Similarly, how many support posts do I need for a deck?

The larger 12-foot side will have a **post** spacing of 6 feet at a minimum code requirement. That makes a total of eight **posts** that need to be installed on this average size **deck**. For aesthetic or symmetry reasons, more **posts** may be added.

How far apart should deck posts be placed?

Starting with your perimeter, mark the location of each **deck post** to locate the fitting position. In general, **posts should** be spaced no more than 8 feet **apart**. Some builders position them every 4 feet for a completely rigid frame. The maximum **distance between** footings is determined by the size of your joist material.

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