whether you're refreshing an existing deck or building new, these deck tiles will help you get the job done in just a few hours (no professional help needed). available in a wide variety of materials and finishes, including wood, composite, and stone, deck tiles can instantly create a beautiful backyard space you'll enjoy for years to come.
don’t let your remodeling budget go over-board by hidden surprises – understand what the average installed costs for concrete pool decks is in your zip code by using our handy calculator. if you’re looking for 2020 breakdown for cost of concrete pool decks materials and what installation cost might be, you’ve come to the right place.
this deck-a-floor system is so neat; it is like putting a puzzle together. first, you lay the grid pieces down. on top of the grids, you place the clip-in accessories according to the instructions. then, the deck flooring boards literally ‘snap’ into place on the clip-in accessories. one by one, board by board, it starts to come together!
a concrete overlay can give your ugly concrete patio, floor, or pool deck a makeover. from a simple resurfacing to something quite decorative, the possibilities are amazing! being a concrete contractor since the early 80's, i've seen a lot of concrete that needs a new surface.
installing deck boards over sleepers is just like installing them over standard deck framing. we began with the darker “accent” boards, screwing them into place temporarily to act as guides for the “field” boards. when we reached the end of the deck, we removed the center divider board and cut it to final length.
we're so excited to start launching our new product in 2019 - concrete overlays and the how-to videos to go along with them! the new concrete overlay kits are diy friendly, so don't be intimidated .
got an 18x36 ig pool surrounded by 30 year old concrete. the concrete has some cracking and some settling and just looks unsightly. quotes to tear it up and put down pavers start at 16k and go up. more than i want to spend. tearing it out and putting in new concrete starts 11k, but it could crack and settle all over again.
for example, on the steel-wall pools that have the deck supports, you would go out from the pool a maximum of 6 feet from the end of the deck support, with 6 feet of spacing between each pier. to be clear, your deck supports typically support the first 4 feet of the deck, so the farthest you should go out from the pool edge is 10 feet.
poured concrete, tile, brick, and paver pool decking needs a slight slope in order for water to drain. (with wood decking, water drains away between the boards so the slope is unnecessary.)
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. since our concrete was in good condition and would offer a solid base we decided to keep it and just cover it all with wood.
determine the dimensions of your deck. it will be easiest to run joists across the shorter distance of the pool rather than end to end. make sure to measure well past the edge onto the concrete patio surrounding the pool to avoid any risk of the edge crumbling. cut one joist for every 16 inches of the pool's length. lay them out spanning the pool.
for instance, an existing concrete deck can be used as a foundation for pavers, tile or stone. looking to expand the size of your pool deck? that’s usually the perfect time to remodel the existing deck with new materials. you can ensure the new areas blend in seamlessly with the existing ones. pool deck construction. building a new pool? that .
step 4 – finish concrete. now that you’ve poured the concrete it’s time to texturize it so people that go swimming won’t slip on the cured and sealed concrete surface. so before it dries, pull a push broom over the surface of the concrete. it should make lines in the concrete just like you see on sidewalks. wait for the concrete to dry.
apply the new concrete over the primer. pour concrete onto the existing slab until it is around where you want the final level to be. make sure you have enough concrete to fill the entire area to the depth you desire. add all of the concrete right away so none of the mixture has a chance to dry out.
the pool-top decks that getz builds conform to the shape of the pool and are set flush with or slightly higher than the surrounding surface. rather than measuring and cutting each deck board to fit within the pool perimeter, a time-consuming and tedious process, he installs the decking with the deck raised a few inches, running the boards long and cutting them to shape in place.
concrete pool deck resurfacing can spice up your old pool deck without the hassle of tearing out the old concrete and pouring new. pool deck resurfacing is a process that either repairs damaged concrete surfaces or updates their look. when applying an overlay product, the contractor is adding strength to your pool deck, patio or other surface.
here’s why concrete coatings are such a popular choice for pool deck repair: durability: concrete lasts much longer than other materials. the exact number of years it lasts depends on the use, care, and abuse, but if cracks surface, they can be easily repaired.
check the drainage of the concrete patio. fill in any spots where rainwater pools with either self-leveling compound or a concrete topping mix. clean the area thoroughly, mix and pour your chosen material into the sunken area and run a strhtedge over the newly poured mix until it is level with the surrounding concrete.
when used with a sleeper system, composite decking is approved for installation with 1 ½” of clearance from the bottom of the deck board to the pad/concrete surface – meaning you can now install deck boards almost anywhere.
since our pool was free standing, we added a deck on two sides, all conventional concrete that overlapped the pool edge, leaving us with nice spot to enjoy the sunsets of san carlos, sonora, mexico. approximate costs. lintel block $600. concrete 21 yards @$140/yd $ 2940. steel $440. plaster $160 (we made our own) glue $70. pump $240. filter $180
concrete pool decks won’t need to use a primer coat, but two coats of our pool deck paint is recommended. if the pool deck surface is extremely rough and pitted, you may even want 3 coats, or a thick initial coating. wood pool decks should use an oil-based primer, to improve the bond between the latex paint and the wood, and deck screws.
while concrete certainly isn't the only player in the game, it offers a number of advantages that other pool deck materials can't match, particularly when it comes to versatility. we put concrete to the test in a face-off against some tough competition, including natural stone, pavers, brick and tile.