i live in southwest ohio. i have a porch that i am turning into a three seasons room with windows and screen. the floor of the porch is deck boards with gaps inbetween each. i need to lay down a sub floor so i can put down a wood or tile floor to finish the room. i need to know what is the best way to go about sealing under the subfloor from moisture and the best material to
it would have been more than double that cost if i would have invested in a professional to install ceramic tile. not only that i would have had to endure days of someone tearing apart my kitchen in the demolition process aint nobody got time for that . so let me show you how we installed this vinyl flooring over existing tile.
are rubber deck tiles a good idea to put over an existing deck. answer 10. answered. our deck is 30 years old but we can't afford to tear it down and start from scratch. any ideas would be welcome. how do i lay tiles on this shower? nicole oueder. jul 10.
the best part is that you can lay deck tiles over existing wood deck or concrete floor no preparation necessary. deck tiles advantages. save time. deck tiles are literally a snap to install. you can go from shabby to chic in a matter of hours.
how to lay pavers over an existing wood deck. old wood decks can be renovated in a number of ways, ranging from stripping down the wood and refinishing it to completely revamping the entire structure to include pavers similar to what you would find on a patio. however, while you can technically lay pavers over an existing wood deck there is a
snap-together deck tiles what a nice idea. i would do it even if i rented a place, my patio would look awsome. instead of completely demolishing your deck and building a new one, just use these decking tiles that snap on over your existing deck. this is a great budget-friendly idea to completely makeover your deck without much work or money
how to install dektek tile's concrete deck tiles over existing wood decking if you do wish to proceed installing dektek tiles over your existing deck that is not covered and exposed to all of
were listing alphabetically all of the flooring types available so that you can easily determine whether you can install laminate over that specific flooring type. remember that laminate flooring, like swiss krono usas laminate wood flooring, is a floating floor it will expand and contract as temperature and other conditions change.this means that the choice of subfloor i.e., what
when laying out deck for tile placement make sure that tile edges align with the joists so two edges of the tile are halfway over both joists. if the existing decking is a 2 thick then it is not necessary to align tile edges over the joists. after establishing the tile layout and setting chalk lines to keep the lines strht, then start
installing outdoor tile over wood deck can potentially create a situation where moisture gets trapped beneath the wood deck tiles. with enough moisture, wood becomes vulnerable to decay and rotting. obviously, you don't want to set yourself up for even more damage by creating space for fungi to flourish.
tile can be laid over existing tile, as long as the floor is in good condition with no loose or broken tile. to lay tile over tile: clean floor: clean the floor to remove any grease or dirt. cut door jambs: use a jamb saw, or handsaw and spacer block, to cut door jambs to the proper height. layout
if your existing deck subfloor is level, you can install an overlay made of weather-resistant composite materials manufactured to resemble real wood or tile. overlay products come in interlocking tiles or strips and, while they are more expensive than some outdoor decking products, they last for years.
deck tiles are easy to install in locations that already have a substructure in place, such as an existing deck or a flat concrete patio. most often, this decking material consists of wood or composite slats fixed to a lattice plastic base that interlocks with other pieces. that means no nails for
i'm considering installing travertine pavers over my existing kool-deck concrete patio. i know your not a fan of that concept but three different companies have said there shouldn't be a problem in the phoenix area because we don't get much frost or rain.
if your old ceramic tile is worn or dated, you can lay new tile right over the old, and avoid the huge job of tearing out the old tile. this assumes that the floor underneath is solid concrete and that there are no cracks in the existing tile indicating underlying problems in the concrete . in fact, pros do it all the time.
but another option is deck tiles - if you can find a way to get that bottom layer flat. in our testing, the deck tiles seem to lay real flat even on concrete and in standing water. 06-23-2008, 05:48 pm you could bituthane over all the existing decking and lay the new decking over that. it certainly wouldn't help any existing problems though
updating your deck or patio is a snap with these easy-to-install decking tiles. over time the honey-colored tiles weather to a soft grey. teak oil and cleaner will help preserve the original color if you prefer. stonedeck tiles give the look of patio pavers without having to uproot your existing deck. the tiles are designed to replace
tiling over exterior deck or balcony. what is a cleavage membrane or slip sheet? how do i tile over an exterior deck or balcony? what is a cleavage membrane or slip sheet? these terms are synonymous and refer to the sheet used between the mortar bed and the substrate. this sheet prevents the mortar bed from bonding to the substrate and allows
another method for laying timber flooring over your existing tiles is to use ply sheeting. the sheeting is laid over the tiles to create a good surface for the timber flooring to be laid on. the floorboards are then glued and nailed to the ply.