summary: average cost of a deck vs a patio the average cost of a 16' x 20' deck is between $6,720 and $22,720 depending on materials and labor costs. a diy 16' x 12' patio made from concrete pavers has an average cost of $700, with a poured concrete patio of the same size costing between $2,000 and $4,000 for labor and materials.. in this article
call a pro. concrete shouldnt heave, kalamian says. if your patio is heaving, theres definitely an issue, and removing it is the only option. although its technically possible to replace a small section that has been damaged, it wont match the old section, and you wont resolve the underlying problem.
replacement deck boards and their costs. if you are replacing one or more broken boards, the size and type will affect your cost. boards around the offending board may also need to be replaced, and if it's expensive or hard-to-find, this may increase your expense. for this reason, it is advisable to consider potential replacement costs.
replace an old deck with composite decking. decks, decks, decks, demolition - directory august 12, 2008 matt weber. replacing worn-out wood with low-maintenance composites. decks take a lot of abuse. due to their very nature, we expect them to withstand brutal attacks from direct sunlight and driving rainwater. and, if not properly preserved
rather than just rushing out and replacing the deck, because thats what was there, i thought through other possibilities. it turned out that a patio was a much better choice for the space. and rather than just going with a standard concrete or paver stone patio, i researched those options as well.
is your current wooden deck splintering, splitting, warping or rotting? instead of spending more time and money in annual deck repairs, invest in a paver patio design that will cost less and look better over the long term. a concrete paver patio will offer you a number of distinct advantages over a wooden deck.
elevated patio - changing wood deck to concrete patio. by char seattle elevated patios. here is a questions about eliminating steps on and elevated patio. i have a relatively small yard with my one story home. i have two sliding doors that lead to my wood deck pretty much flushed with the doors.
resurfacing your deck with seven trust is easy to do, and the results are easy to love. if the boards on your existing deck are looking a bit worn - and the foundation and deck framing system are sound - you can simply replace the walking surfaces and deck railings with seven trust decking and railing.
how to replace a 6×6 wood deck post build a temporary support post. two posts are made using 2×6s and 2×4s to jack up the wood deck: jack post is a foot or so shorter to allow room for the hydraulic bottle jack to sit on the post. temporary support post to support the deck after the jacking and removing the old deck post.
the difference between a deck and patio. a deck is an open outdoor porch or platform without a roof that extends from a house. on the other hand, a patio is a paved area situated directly on the ground, which can either be attached or detached from a house.
we used to have a beautiful deck and backyard. between our dogs tramping down the grass, the giant tree that drops stuff all over the deck and the constant deck maintenance, we have decided to do a major backyard makeover. we want to go to a stamped concrete patio with nice landscaping that will b
i want to replace my cedar decking with a composite material . my deck butts up to my patio. since the composite is a different thickness of 1/2 inch i now have a lip where people will trip. also i will have a step down coming out from my sliding glass door. how do make it flush, is there a saddle or anything like that.
most will agree that 6 of base below a paver patio is the proper amount. however, this doesnt mean that you dont have to excavate if your building a raised patio. i see it all the time; a contractor builds a raised patio and doesnt excavate below the frost line and doesnt remove the top soil.
this project shows how to remove old deck boards and install new ones to rebuild the deck. see the sagging deck repair series introduction for the overall scope of work. this project is continued from how to install deck post knee braces.. how to replace wood deck boards
my deck is falling apart, and i don't know what to do with it can i replace my deck with a patio? this question is posed to me quite often. the short answer is: most times. while most decks can simply be removed and a patio installed in its place, we need to step back and examine the project as a whole. a couple of questions that you may want
the joists are a major component of the framework and rotting joists can affect the structural integrity of the deck. if replacing one or more joists, you will want to do so without rebuilding the entire deck. this article will explain how to go about replacing deck joists in 6 easy steps. step 1 - obtain the replacement joists
has your deck seen better days? you probably don't have to rebuild the whole thing. whether you have one bad deck board to replace or many, the process is the same. we'll show you how on an old, weathered deck, because you can save hundreds of dollars in lumber by splicing in boards instead of
the age old debate - paver patio vs. wood deck by tim sanford on 04/13/11 i was just quoting a job where we are demolishing an old deck and replacing it with a paver patio. i am running into that more and more these days, homeowners want low maintenance and are opting for patios over decks.
remove old deck and concrete patio and replace with stamped concrete patio may 29, 2014. the deck before picture. the removal of deck boards wasnt too bad, i used a long prybar, about 4 ft to get under each board and just pop the screws. remove old deck and concrete patio and replace with stamped concrete patio;
it was time for some deck remodeling work. we opted to install a flagstone patio as a replacement. flagstone is a good choice for those that want a lower maintenance option than a Seven Trust deck. the first steps before the flagstone project came to life, the decaying mess of the old deck had to be removed -- pretty strhtforward work. we
replacing a deck with a patio. there are reasons that you might decide that your deck really ought to be a patio. patios can safely support or surround larger features, such as an in-ground pool or outdoor kitchen. if you have a deck that you struggle to maintain, or is past its prime, you may need to consider replacing it.
replacing a wood deck with composite doesn't necessarily require replacing the substructure, and a composite surface will last much longer than a wood one. replacing a wood deck with composite doesn't necessarily require replacing the substructure, and a composite surface will last much longer than a wood one.