ive done a bit of concrete flatworkstairs, stair landings for decks, some slabs, and so forthbut now i have a client asking for a concrete walkway in front of his house and one section of it, say about 10 ft. long, slopes downhill. its not super steep, but it did make me wonder if there
if your deck boards fit perfectly on your decking without having to trim any down then start laying them by the house. if your deck boards need to be trimmed down, use a hand saw or circular saw
how to install the deck foot anchor with impact sockets. photos. ground level decks. 3'-6' high decks. steps all around two sides on sloping ground. by dennis glendale, caifornia i am building a floating 14 by 20 cedar deck max height is 18 inches and wish to have stairs all around two adjacent sides. the ground slopes down 6 or 7
sloping your deck away from your house ensures that water isn't pooling or running into your home. learn more about the importance of sloping your deck at decks.com. how to slope a deck for water runoff and drainage. how to install wood deck support posts deck bracing how to attach deck post bases to concrete footers
however, if you are on a mountainside with tons of rain in the winter months, speak to someone who is professionally qualified. otherwise you are flirting with disaster. as you can see in the photo, any footings on a sloped grade like this should be safe if the widest point of the footing is no closer than seven feet from the slope when you project a horizontal line from the point of the
the only decks i've seen that were built with a slope were ones on apartments that had lightweight concrete poured on second story decks. i did tear down a res. deck once that was also built on a slope, it was concrete with indoor/outdoor carpet glued to it.
decking on a steep slope pics and video gid joiner. loading unsubscribe from gid joiner? how to build deck part 1 - foundations and footings - decks.com - duration: 1:55.
patios provide ideal spots for parties, storage and outdoor relaxation. a well-built, attractive patio provides beauty and value to any home. patio construction is not difficult with the right materials and tools. follow these instructions to build a patio, even one on a slope.find a gentle slope
a raised deck is a great way to make the most of space that can otherwise go unused, such as slopes and uneven areas. create a level space for entertaining, eating al fresco, or just sitting out and enjoying the sunshine. before you start, head to our guide to planning your decking project for an
how to install decking. decking can be installed on an easy diy basis. our step-by-step guide explains how. posted on . decking really is a multipurpose outdoor surface. you can either build your deck as a stand-alone feature to take advantage of the gardens sunniest spot, or extend your internal floor space by attaching a deck to the front
building a deck on a sloped site isn't much more difficult than on a level surfaceso long as you plan for the difference. we'll show you how to plan for, lay out, and build your deck on uneven ground.
the decking boards are installed to run perpendicular to the house image 2 . cut the boards, allowing at least a 3-inch overhang. this will be trimmed off after the porch decking is finally installed. use a flooring nailer to install the porch deck board images 3 and 4 .
how to build a deck on a sloping garden building a garden deck is a lot easier than you might think, with a basic knowledge of diy and few hand tools anyone can do it. decking can be a great way to level off a slope and make it a usable space.
building deck steps on a steep slope. taming a slope - sunset. three ways to conquer a steep backyard a deck with a view is the new destination near the top of the slope. benches and a retaining wall wrap around the deck .>> building steps on a hillside. - youtube. a basic design and simple project for building a small stair on a slope.
dig one-foot diameter holes at the top of the slope that will hold supports for one side of your deck. make sure these are deep enough by digging until you find solid soil. step 2 place deck poles. place a deck pole in each hole allowing them to extend at least a foot higher than where you plan the deck to sit.
building a deck on a slope presents several problems. the ground is not flat, so you can't simply build a level structure. you have to account for the slope grade and be sure the deck is stable and secure. this problem is one reason many decks are not built on slopes.
decking slope - sideways or away from the house? discussion in 'in the garden' started by samm1978, 17 oct 2013. house so don't really like the idea of pooled water or moss on the deck or it getting slipper so i definitely want to install a slope. building decking down a concrete slope. sergeantash, 3 sep 2013, in forum:
ok the three girders are set and bolted down , now paint all of the joist's with a green wood preserver, if you want it to last. on a hillside or slope deck like this i would recommend imus cap for joist and beam protection against wood rot. very easy to install. 0. bgarrett.
decking a sloping garden - decks on slopes thetopdeck.co.uk. other than a few initial details to consider, a deck on a sloping garden is little one of the other options is to go for ground cover shrubs - or maybe terracing the with the very steep slope - other than to install a deck at the edge of the slope.
i plan on installing lattice under a deck. i understand how to do the job, however i have a slope that the deck spans. i don't want to do step down lattice, instead i'd like to follow the profile of the slope.
in fact, the entire thing slopes down. you have to measure from the ground up for each post in regards to how high to attach the two by six boards. the posts by the stairs are on higher ground that the ones on the other side by almost a foot. from one side of the stairs to the other is a 10 1/2 inch slope.