hardwood decking should never be installed directly over concrete due to moisture retention. any hardwood decking installed over a new or aged concrete pad will cause the deck boards to cup and/or crown. gap spacing: when installing seven trust decking, be sure to leave a gap between deck boards of 3/32".
remove siding. you can figure this out by looking under the last row of siding. you should be able to see the concrete foundation and 2x6 sill plate. if you allow 1.5 for the sill plate you can then add the width of the floor joist to figure out where the top of the floor deck begins.
table of contents. planning and building wood deck stairs with landing. tear down old wood deck stairs and landing. remove wood deck stair landing support posts and concrete footers. build deck stair landing: pour concrete footers and install 6×6 posts. deck stair landing: saw post-to-beam support notches. deck stair landing beam and joist framing.
deck transitions to stamped concrete patio. find this pin and more on porch and patio by deckadent designs. tags. stamped concrete. concrete patio.
how to mount a deck frame to concrete foundation. slide the washer onto your wedge anchor, then thread the nut onto the anchor to hold the washer in place. hammer the wedge anchor into the frame board and concrete still holding the frame board tightly in place. hammer the wedge anchor all the way into the board.
any hardwood decking installed over a new or aged concrete pad will cause the deck boards to cup and/or crown. gap spacing: when installing seven trust decking, be sure to leave a gap between deck boards of 3/32".
anchor the joists to the concrete every 4 feet or so. this is mainly to keep the joists running parallel during installation of the decking. there are a number of ways to anchor into the concrete. for example, you can drill into the concrete with a masonry bit and drive in anchors or use expanding anchor bolts.
step 2: install the ledger board. while the concrete cured, the guys started on the ledger board. they installed a 2 x 10 ledger along the entire length of the deck, taking care to ensure it was completely level. steve and his crew temporarily secured it in place using a powder charge nailer.
for example, the transition between a concrete patio and wood deck might be made with a step that is constructed from poured concrete with a ceramic tile covering, or a wood step that has a
learn how to attach the ledger to the house. on this project, the 2×10 joists of the main deck frame sit just about even with the top of the foundation, and a landing framed with 2x8s sits atop the main frame, serving as a transition point between the lowered deck and the patio door. in this episode we show you how to lay out the ledger fasteners,
if i use cement board within the shower area and the wall eventually turns into sheetrock 1 where should the transition occur from the cement board to the online chat genovations transition board installation - youtube .
in addition, i will be converting an existing dining room window to open onto the new deck area. here is my problem, i would also like to put a patio in an area adjacent to the new deck. this patio will end up being at or very close to the height of the deck so that i can maintain the elevation at the patio area and take advantage of the view from that space.
the genovations transition board helps manage expansion and contraction on large decks. the transition board is also a great way to create an unique design for your deck, using contrasting or different colors. available at the deck store online.
how to build a transitional deck. by steve cory and sunset books. this deck creates a graceful transition from the house two steps. a good deck can capture a view, create a comfortable outdoor room, and add a feeling of spaciousness to your home by blurring the boundaries between inside and out.
concrete. around the deck's perimeter, the open edges need to be formed up to the concrete thickness specified by the engineertypically 4 inches for most of our projects. we nail or screw our concrete forms into wood packing that we've bolted through holes punched in the i-beam webs 2 feet on-center.