How to Install Joist Hangers

Simple steps for building decks and floors that'll last a lifetime.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Joist hangers
  • 16d galvanized nails
  • 10d galvanized nails
  • 1-1/2-in. galvanized joist hanger nails