Pedestals for joists

Discover NIVO pedestals range dedicated to deck installation on joists. Use our adjustable pedestals compatible with any types of wooden joists, aluminum joists.

Pedestals for joist

  • Height adjustable pedestal from 25 (9-7/8 in) till 530mm (20-7/8 in). Pedestals must be installed on a stable ground (sealing, concrete, sand …).  To prevent vegetation growth under the deck, it is required to install weed control.
  • NIVO pedestals’ heads for joists have an L shape to support any type of joists. A lateral notch has been made to fix the joist on the pedestal. 
  • You need approximately 3-5 pedestals per square meters  (10 square feet)
  • To know the exact number of pedestals needed for your deck, use our online calculator.
  • Our pedestals comply with DTU 43 and 51-4. The maximum weight per pedestal is 50kg (1100lb)

How to use pedestals for joist

The benefits of our pedestals for joists:

  • The reinforced top of the pedestal can support any type of joist (height and width) and a lateral notch has been made to insert the screw that fixes the joist on the pedestal.
  • The water drainage is made through the holes located above the pedestal.
  • The pedestal’s base (Ø20cm (7’7/2 in) = 314cm² (0,34 sq ft)) is large enough to avoid the deck to dip into the ground
  • A rotary screw system allows adjusting precisely the structure level
  • The screw diameter is one of the largest of the market. Thus, it allows a perfect stability of the pedestal.
  • A height-extension system of 6cm can be inserted between the pedestal’s base and support.
  • The quality of the materials used guarantee a weather and UV radiation resistance, and a remarkable stability
  • NIVO pedestals resist to a weight of 1000kg and comply with DTU 43.1 (PEP laboratory testing result and request)

To make the installation easier, a special packaging has been made:

  • The pedestals are packaged in bags of 40 or 60 pcs
  • On the base and above each pedestal, the minimal and maximum height is indicated 

UV resistance
Stands up to 1000 kg per square meter
Height adjustable
Quick to install

Benefits of NIVO pedestals


With its rotary screw system, NIVO pedestal allows an easy installation.

Adjusting a deck level has never been so easy!


By using NIVO pedestals you will save a considerable time during the deck installation


The adjustment by jack allows an exact fitting

The concept is very simple; our pedestals are height adjustable through a simple system of rotating screw. Turn until you reach the desired height.


Each NIVO pedestals can support a maximum weight of 1000kg.

The quality of the material used guarantee a weather and UV radiation resistance, and a remarkable stability