how to lay deck flooring on a concrete patio installing deck flooring on a cement patio. within a day, our concrete slab went from drab to fab. above is our before, which makes me cringe a little bit although tuck didnt seem to mind the ugliness this deck-a-floor system is so neat; it is like putting a puzzle together.
decking sub floor over concrete and paving how to build a decking sub floor over a concrete slab www.nonaildecking.com. skip navigation decking sub floor over concrete and paving no nail decking how to build a diy deck with bench
building deck on top of concrete patio this old house putting deck joists on top of a slab is a bad idea. as houstonremodeler explained, you will invite termites, pests, rodents, decay, and other undesirable god knows what. if you have room, use a ledger and posts, to raise the deck up a bit, to allow cleaning, air and ventilation under it.
deck over existing cement slab i'm building a deck that will be 180'' x 180'' when it is finished. my only issue is smack in the middle of it is a 120'' x 120'' cement slab. i want to cover the slab and have one continuous deck. the slab itself is about 7'' off the ground. can i put decking strait on the cement slab without any joists???
pavers over concrete: can it be done? concrete pavers guide many people want to install pavers over concrete. perhaps they have an old installation built on a concrete slab, or perhaps they want to avoid doing the work necessary to rip up an old concrete patio or driveway. installing a base of aggregate may be the best option, but perhaps the best is not needed in this situation.
build a deck on a concrete slab step 1 - positioning joist support base plates. mark out positions for the base plates on the concrete slab see table for minimum span requirements for various width joists these are all based upon continuous span with joists at 450mm between centers.
attach deck post to concrete i'll also add that a deck post like that concentrates enormous loads. simply placing a post on a patio slab is not a good idea. the post should be resting on a pier that's got a spread footing and is separated from the patio. also, you need my stain solver certified oxygen bleach to clean off all the green algae from your deck post and your
how to attach composite decking to concrete garden guides you can create this frame using a series of treated wood 2-by-4s. securely attached to the slab, the frame creates a stable platform for the deck that's easier to nail into than the concrete itself and flexes along with the concrete, keeping the composite decking from cracking should the slab shift.
ultimate deck build 2015: fastening a ledger to concrete fastening a ledger to concrete: the ledger is not only the structural connection between the deck and the house; its also what establishes the overall height and levelness of the entire deck frame. on this project, the 2×10 joists of the main deck frame sit just about even with the top of the
how to remove a deck post in concrete slab how to remove a deck post in concrete slab. i used the circular saw to cut around the 6×6 deck post, then sawed a wedge on the far side so it would fall into the backyard like felling a tree. the circular saw couldnt quite cut completely through the post and i finished the cut with a handsaw while pushing on the post. success
ledger board attachment to a solid concrete foundation types of deck flashing ledger board attachment to brick siding installing a ledger board around a corner framing a deck around a bay checking the house's framing condition installing a deck ledger board around vents, pipes and spigots can i attach my deck to a hollow block concrete foundation?