diy steps for building a deck over a patio slab: the low down on mar 28, 2007 how to build a deck over an existing patio slab with low clearance. even if we removed the austere concrete slab, the patiodecking threshold was barely above grade. place the joists on layout and level with the flat shims.
decking sub floor over concrete and paving no nail decking. how to build a decking sub floor over a concrete slab www.nonaildecking.com. building a covered patio before and after - duration:
local contractors estimated costs of $7 to $10 per sq. ft. to remove this patio and pour a new slab. you could probably replace your patio yourself for less than the cost of this project, but diy demolition and concrete pours are big, backbreaking jobs. will it work on your patio? even if your patio is in terrible shape, you can deck over it.
garden: lay decking on block paving? avforums . i laid a deck over slabs but since i was raising it to meet a patio door two feet off the ground the extra height was a benefit my opinions are my own and do not represent those of the avforums or its associated websites.
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how to build a wood deck over a concrete patio ehow 20 oct 2014 how to build a wood deck over a concrete patio. an old, cracked, partially sunken concrete patio can be an eyesore if not a safety hazard. demolishing how to build a deck over a slab · how to build a floating patio deck
jan 5, 2019- building decking over uneven patio slabs to create a sunny sitting area. constructed by tony petford. is your old concrete patio an eyesore? you can avoid the cost and mess of tearing it out by just screwing down wood sleepers and decking over it. i've got a small patio garden which looks terrible, really old paving slabs which are all over the place.
this means you will be laying decking boards literally on top of the concrete pad, resulting in potential problems. if you remove the existing patio or concrete slab, you will have an added 5' to build your deck the added 5' makes building a wood deck possible - if you do it right along with a little bit of additional work.
hi everyone, im new to this forum and im obviously after some advice ive got a small patio garden which looks terrible, really old paving slabs which are all over the place. id really like to do decking over the top. ive done quite a lot of research on this and i think i can do it.
can i just bung the frame on top of the patio slabs or does it need to be secured somehow?? cheers. steve. oh and show us ur decking jobs too theres over 1400 decking screws in mine. get
when it rains chippie. when it rains water will end up on the slabs. the slabs will stay wetter as a full patio area undef the decking than it would if no decking was there, and the bearers will help prevent the water from running off in the manner it did without any obstruction and with the sun.
i have a raised deck as it would have cost too much to do the foundations for stone . it's been there for about 7 years now . it is a pain with maintenance and we've cable tied some rubber matting stuff together to walk over in the winter. but if we didn't have it we'd be left with subsiding concrete steps and no usable space so i don't regret it.