rebuilding new composite deck stairs and extending the rebuilding new composite deck stairs and extending the concrete slab landing. by dave cincinnati original stairs with 7.25 my wife and i are having a porch renovated with composite decking. worse still is the fact that the new stair case is wider than the existing concrete slab. you really do need to have a nice level slab that is wide
how should i extend a concrete patio under an existing deck? i have a 18x20 second floor deck with three 6x6 support posts. under the deck is a 40-year-old, well-settled, 12x20x6' concrete patio. the deck posts are set outside of the patio, set on footings underground - so the posts are buried. i'd like to extend the concrete patio so it matches the dimensions of the deck. that makes for a 6x20 extension.
building over a patio slab this old house first, the patio slab may not be safe to build on. just because it's concrete, you can't assume that it will provide a suitable foundation for framed walls. building codes require a reinforced floor slab at least 3½ inches thick. plus, it has to have poured-concrete footings beneath the perimeter to hold the exterior walls that will be built.
can you pour concrete over existing concrete? hunker pouring concrete over existing concrete sidewalk or patio surfaces is an option if the existing base is structurally sound. you need to start with a clean surface and ensure a proper bond to create a new concrete surface that lasts.
want to build a front deck over your existing concrete want to build a front deck over your existing concrete steps? here's how. there are lots of new decking products on the market, and deck building methods continue to evolve and improve. look at the webpage click the link for extra options composite decking diy: building a deck on concrete - will need if we ever extend the porch around
extending your current deck decks.com hurricane ties are used to create a positive joist-to-beam connection. it may be necessary to install new posts and footings below the existing deck beam to support the additional loads. most people that add onto their decks also replace the decking and railings on the existing deck at the same time.
how to build a timber deck pour concrete around posts up to 150mm from ground level. to connect the deck bearer to existing joist/bearer, expanding masonry anchors for masonary cladding walls management act and the new zealand building code, so in all cases check with your local council. although a deck may not need
tying new footing to existing re: tying new footing to existing i had to add to an existing footing to carry a new post load. engineer speced four 5 dowels for the added 2'x2' footing pad . a gc neighbor who has been building in california for 20 years said the best thing to do is dig under the existing footing in addition to the dowels so the old sits on the new.
concrete slab next to concrete slab? re: concrete slab next to concrete slab? if you want to ensure the slabs say on the same plane over time epoxy smooth 3/4' dowels into the edge of the existing slab, make sure you have at least 1-1/2' cover 2' or more is better, aim for the center or slightly below , then grease the exposed ends of the dowels so the concrete won't bond to them.
how to build a deck over a concrete patio luckily, weve got some great outdoor flooring ideas over concrete, starting with building a deck a slab with this much damage cant be fixed. but it can be covered upand this article will show you how. the results look just like a deck, but getting them is much easier and less expensive than building a deck from scratch.
how to install capped composite decking over concrete new now available in narrow, standard, and wide widths explore multi-width decking this guide will provide you with the basic instructions for installing a capped composite deck over an existing concrete patio. for starters, any time youre installing a deck over an existing hard surface, youre going to need a sleeper system
how to build a deck over a concrete patio building a patio deck over concrete: time, money and tools with a coat of resurfacer, you can make an old patio look like new concrete quickly and cheaply. just mix the cement-based powder
new deck connection and fastening guide recommendations for the construction of code-compliant decks. the deck connection and fastening guide provides instructions on how to recognize defects and deficiencies in existing decks, and guidance for building strong, safe, long-lasting deck structures.
how to build a porch over concrete the existing slabs may or may not be able to support the columns check with your local building codes department . again, i recommend you contact a local contractor who will be able to visually inspect and recommend the best approach for your specific situation. we hope this helps you know how to build a porch over concrete.
roof decks on existing cinder slab buildings bates: installation of decking, paving, or green roof systems on draped-mesh cinder concrete roof slabs requires a thorough understanding of the existing slab construction, roofing, and drainage systems. while most setback terraces in 1920s-era highrises were constructed to receive stone or tile paving, roof areas typically were not.
how to extend an existing deck, expand an old deck, make a if a deck project required a permit and inspection of the footing depth, this would be the time to call the building department to have the inspector come out. this can be a real nuisance for people who work regular jobs during the week and work on home projects on weekends, because you can't cover up the footings until they are inspected.