it is very difficult to introduce a new idea to the marketplace especially when the idea is placing concrete on a wood deck. our process requires special chemicals to be added to create a high-performance mix that will create a very water-resistant concrete. these chemicals can be expensive. our mix need high dosages of fiber to work properly.
decking on existing patio. the decking will rot as quick as the bearers, plus rats love living under decking. either put new slabs down or clean the existing.
i want to lengthen my nearly new concrete patio by about 4 feet. this is no problem i can frame this. but i want to put decking over the entir pation to make it uniform.
i tried to explain to my uncle that he didnt have enough elevation at the door to build a deck over his patio. even if we removed the austere concrete slab, the patio door threshold was barely above grade. but because of his persistence his patio area took on a remarkable transformation, and we came up with a solution that can be a benefit
i suggested putting composite decking over the concrete porch. good quality composite decking is barefoot-friendly and looks like real wood decking. these qualities piqued her interest and we started to discuss the options. the challenges of building decks on top of concrete. decks installed over concrete porches or patios arent all that common.
easily install a stone paver deck on a new or repaired wood frame deck. the construction project shows how pavers can now be used on wood frames opening a world of possibilities for homeowners.
installing wood deck over old concrete. why ledger board strategy is advised. by paul bianchina. is there any way to put a wood or other type of decking over without removing what is already
my client has asked me to build a timber deck for them, when i met up with them i suggested that it was better for me to pour the concrete slab and put the decking on top. the reason for this is when you build a deck you should have a minimum clearence of 300mm or 1f from the lowest part of the deck
my existing patio is about 10 inches thick so it would be hard to remove so i plan to put a wood or composite deck on a concrete patio, a concrete deck, ..>> resurfacing a concrete patio deck - handydeck
thought about wood but it's high maintence for a pool and doesn't look that great. it also would have raised the deck too much for my liking. i ended up using a thin paving stone. it's about half the usual thickness. put a very thin layer of sand down , set the pavers on that, then used polymeric sand in the cracks between the pavers. turned
my concerns with a wood deck seem money but strongly urged me to put in a concrete patio ..>> cutting through a concrete patio - decks if your deck will be built above a concrete patio it if the patio exists you will need to cut openings in the patio in order to install
my thought is to put down 30 felt paper to protect the cedar, and wrap the edges down into 1/2" gaps cut into the decking in line with each edge of the concrete panels. in other words, this 1300 sq ft deck would have a concrete surface that has a grid of drainage channels at about 3 or 4 feet on center.
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8. install plugs into the counterbored holes using hot-melt glue; trim the plugs flush with a sharp chisel. 9. attach the wood-composite decking to the top of the concrete stoop using the same masonry anchors. 10. conceal each anchor in decking with a plug cut from a composite decking board. 11. sweep decking clean of all debris.
find the answer to this question: how can i install wood decking over a very uneven concrete slab?nonenonelink only can i install pressure treated decking over existing concrete slab? running 4x4 posts along the perimeter of the slab and then putting down p.t. decking on that.