a floating deck adds a great elevated place to sit and enjoy a view of a yard. only a few inches off the ground, this platform takes a little time but is easy once you get going. set them and make sure they're level, using wet concrete mixed in a large wheelbarrow, adding or removing concrete as necessary. a good way to check that all
youre probably thinking of how youll enjoy life on top of your new decking, but you first need to think about what goes underneath the right concrete deck blocks and footings that keep your deck level, stable, and able to hold up any outdoor party you throw. if youre building your own
precast deck blocks take the place of in-ground footings, reducing complexity of construction, time required, and cost. you can build a simple deck in one day using this floating deck system with basic carpentry skills and tools. but before you begin work, check with the local building department to ensure that deck blocks are usable in your area.
congrats on the 'deck of the month' at dek block just a tiny word on landscape decks and using a floating system. generally to code a landscape deck isn't connected to your home, or above 36
if your deck is 6 feet or less with proper post to beam and joist bracing, it is a perfect candidate for a floating deck. this means you have options for your deck foundation that can save you time, money and effort. here are your deck footing options: the cheapest deck foundations are concrete deck blocks that just sit on the ground.
i also wanted to eventually build a floating deck off of the existing concrete slab next to the house. originally, i thought these projects would happen in completely different timelines. but as i was planning, i managed to bring a sponsor onboard for the shed. that was a huge thing for me, since this has so many moving parts with weather