replacing the concrete deck with wood could have been done in one of two ways: completely demolish the concrete porch and build a 100% wooden one in its place, or use the concrete as a base and just add wood on top of it. when you're installing your wooden deck over this, the floor planks will not be installed directly over the concrete but
how to build a wood deck over a concrete patio by matt brown. save; an old, cracked, partially sunken concrete patio can be an eyesore if not a safety hazard. install the first deck board. if a single board will not span the width of the patio, cut it with a circular saw so that its end lands on the middle of a sleeper. if necessary
lay the deck frame over the uneven concrete surface. if you're applying the deck directly over a concrete surface, use the bricks and temporary support beams to lift any sagging portions of the frame. if you're constructing a raised deck, adjust the frame's height and evenness using temporary support beams.
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lay 6-mil polyethylene sheeting over the concrete to minimize moisture migration from the concrete up into the wood flooring. then fasten 3/4-in. treated plywood to the concrete with concrete screws spaced every 16 in. alternatively, screw rows of treated 1x4s to the concrete 16 in. on center.
here are some tips when laying the deck boards. orient the deck boards so the growth rings in the end grain have the arc facing up. when nailing into the end of deck boards, turn the nail over and tap the point with a hammer to blunt the nail and prevent splitting. 9 comments on how to install wood deck boards
q: how can i install wood decking over a very uneven concrete slab? bruce donnell, carencro, la. a: former assistant editor rich ziegner replies: i encountered the same problem when i replaced a concrete back porch with a spling pressure-treated deck. i didnt want to bust up the porch and haul the concrete away, so i built a portion of the deck on top of the porch.
how to install capped composite decking over concrete. when temperatures start to rise and the sun makes its appearance in spring, improving your back yard can truly create added value and enhance the look and feel of your space.
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without it, water soaks the tops of the sleepers and the decking prevents the wood from drying. common grades of treated lumber will rot if kept permanently damp, and flashing tape is the best insurance against that. installing deck boards over sleepers is just like installing them over standard deck framing photo 4 .
installing concrete overlays over a wood surface is tricky but it can be done. find out how to this is done properly. overlays over wood surfaces by chris sullivan - chemsystems, inc. another thing to consider is the stability of the wood deck or floor. additional bracing or stabilization may be needed, especially on exterior raised
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.
very low deck over concrete. hi guys and girls firstly i just want to say what a fantastic forum. say 90 x 45 mm to slab then lay decking over these. either put packers uner pine or cut pine lengths to allow water drainage. timber deck railing / balustrade onto concrete deck. by kkeoghan in forum decking replies:
between the beams and the ledger, you would install pressure-treated joists that would span the distance, and would be above the old concrete. then you install new decking boards on top of the new