How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio - Step by Step: The Family Handyman (Repair Cement Step). How to build a deck over an existing patio slab with low clearance.
Hello everyone, I want to deck over our existing patio by laying the foundation joists over the patio. However, after browsing around on the net it looks like I might have to lift the patio and concrete posts in to support the foundation joists.
I am going to build a deck over my concrete patio. After reading many blogs I have found that a floating deck is the best choice for me. My patio is 3 concrete steps (which I will be covering with PT wood) down from my back door.
Building Deck over existing concrete patio and extending When you step out through the back slider doors there is a concrete patio which is approx. 2m wide and runs the width of the house. I'd like to build the deck on top of this concrete patio and also extend out the deck by a 1m or 2 over the concrete pebble dash and garden.
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Installing Deck Flooring on a Cement Patio My husband Harrison and I have wanted to change out our patio floor since the day we bought the house. Ripping up concrete and building a deck seemed like a daunting and expensive task, so when we saw NewTechWood Deck-A-Floor , we thought it would be absolutely perfect for our space.
Build a pergola over an existing patio (instead of building a new one) saves you a lot of time, money and work. Here’s a summer project designed to keep you cooler on even the hottest of days. The classical columns support an overhead wooden lattice that works like a big shade tree, letting only a portion of the sun’s radiance shine through.
My existing patio is about 10 inches thick so it would be hard to remove so I plan to put a wood or composite deck on top. The new deck will extend past the cement by a few feet on both sides and the end so I plan to use standard deck piers for those sections.
I am laying 24×24 deck tiles over my old concrete patio. I want to put the tiles down so they are level with the step out the door to the patio. This will require placing 2×6’s flat on the concrete to elevate the tiles and place the tiles on that.
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The results look just like a deck, but getting them is much easier and less expensive than building a deck from scratch. In most cases, this project is also less expensive than a new patio installed by a contractor.
An old, cracked, partially sunken concrete patio can be an eyesore if not a safety hazard. Demolishing it and replacing it with new poured concrete is an economical but extremely labor-intensive process.
Building on an Existing Deck Where local building codes allow this practice, you can bolt a patio overhead’s posts directly to existing deck beams, joists, or other heavy structural members. Or, you can lag-screw through post bases and decking into the top of a deck joist or beam.
Building Over a Patio Slab. One way to add a room — IF your patio can take it. By This Old House magazine . Photo by Matt Kalinowski . Q:. Building a Safe Deck.