low, low deck on concrete slab our unit is the only with with a ruddy great sump 1000 x 1000 in it, and of course the concrete is angle to allow run off. to give us a level and usable space, i want to build a deck over it.
floating deck over concrete slab? i have a cracked, but relatively intact concrete slab patio on the back of my house. my dad, who has built many decks in his lifetime, has offered to help me build one to cover the slab which is now an eyesore . pouring a new slab directly on top of the old one is very likely going to result in large
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very low deck over concrete - renovate forum . very low deck over concrete. hi guys and girls firstly i just want to say what a fantastic forum. i want to lay a small deck 5 x 3 however there are a few road blocks i am faced with at the moment. as there is a large range in gaps and some are very large.
from concrete stains and epoxy coatings to a variety of enclosures, there are several ways to go about this. we chose a composite decking surround as we liked the low-maintenance factor and wood look. how to build a deck over an ugly cement stoop. by dabney frake
should i build a low level deck over an existing concrete slab or install paver stones? by corey escondido, ca concrete patio slab and threshold elevation closeup the dimensions you described makes building a floating deck very challenging. or if your deck blocks are too low the joist will be suspended and over a longer distance. this
bluemetal's low deck over concrete - finished but not finished bluemetal's low deck over concrete - finished but not finished this outdoor living room started as a very large and very empty backyard. but the new paver patio and outdoor furniture makes a cozy outdoor space. deck frame structures over concrete, tiles or pavers.
that is a great deck. looks very professional. diy is very rewarding excepy whenever we save money by doing something ourselves, i always find another way to spend it can u deck over existing concrete slab? 20. mon sep 10, 2012 5:53 pm. there's a diy video on the bunnings website. check it out for some idea's.
so i decided go this way, lay the long side 90mm side bearer on top of 10mm window packer on concrete, so the height is 10mm 45mm , then lay joist over bearer on short side 45mm side spacing between 40cm 42cm , so the height now will be =10mm 45mm 70mm=125mm, the merbau deck is 90mm x 19mm.
installing decking over concrete will raise the level of the floor up to 75mm, if there are low spots in the concrete where pools of water form, use a self-levelling compound to level the concrete. consider getting quotes from decking contractors if you are inexperienced or want to install a larger deck over concrete.
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just make sure that any low spots where the concrete has settled have stopped sinking before you start a new project on the same area. diy decking over concrete is one of our most frequently discussed topics and today wed like to highlight two options that make installing decking over concrete incredibly quick and easy and more importantly
couple this with the very poor ventilation of a low deck less the 18' below joists there is little chance if any to really dry out. damp wood with no air and no sun is the recipe for early failure - p.t. or not. when you go to sell it, a good home inspector will spot it from a mile away. wood pool deck over concrete.
firstly since the deck is so low what is the best option for the posts that will be past the end of the slab? should i concrete h4 tp posts strht in or should i attach post stirrups directly to the bearer? also when it comes to the spacers on the slab will tp be ok or will it rot very quickly? not sure what other options there are.
how can i put wood tiles or deck on slightly sloped concrete patio? answer. answered. the large patio outside my condo has a slight slope to help with drainage but it's ugly and i want to put a wood deck or interlocking deck tiles over it. the concrete is in 6 large slabs that are separated by slim wooden separates. one of the slabs in visibly
usually when a deck is that low to the ground the hardscape options are always the best, from a durability standpoint. you want air flow under the deck and cross ventilation, so the framing and the under side of the decking will dry out. deck over existing cement slab concrete moves, you need to tear it out last edited by thedeckbarn; 03-18
the first issue is clearance. if your door is very low to the ground you may not have enough room to install deck framing and decking without excavating. digging a few extra inches of soil and grass away will allow you the room you need to build your frame. building a low profile frame is necessary.
roger cook used an interesting product on a recent 'ask this old house' episode. it was a basically a decking material with plastic backing that just snaps together. it's not the real thing, but very low profile. it is free floating so it just goes right over the cracks and such in the concrete. here's a link to the video online: