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How to Build a Raised Deck Over Concrete in 2021?

26 · Building a Raised Deck Over Concrete Patio. Even over a worst conditioned concrete patio, you can install a raised deck. But beware of some situations and then start your work. Read more: best concrete stain. Cleanup and Preparation. It is an easy part of the process. You have to clean the surface of the concrete slab. If you have an old deck ...

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Concrete Over Elevated Wooden Deck | Unique Concrete

3 · Drawbacks to Installing an Overlay Over Wood. It is very difficult to introduce a new idea to the marketplace — especially when the idea is placing concrete on a wood deck. Our process requires special chemicals to be added to create a high …

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Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One : 6 Steps …

Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One: So we've had this very sturdy but extremely plain looking concrete porch in the back of the house, and we've always wanted to make it warmer and more inviting. The obvious solution, to us, was to replace it with a wooden one. Wood is by far warmer a…

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Installing a Hardwood Floor Over a Concrete Slab ...

A new moist slab should be allowed to dry naturally or the process can be hastened with heat and ventilation. Slabs less than 60 days old are generally too wet to install floors. Test for Dryness New concrete is heavy with moisture, and it must be a minimum of …

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Concrete Floor Over Wood Floor: A Homeowner's Flooring ...

22 · The new floor will last for as long as the house stands. ... A decorative concrete flooring material can be installed over an existing concrete slab, a plywood subfloor or a 3/ inch solid hardwood flooring. When it comes to solid wood, both strip and plank flooring are acceptable as long as they are in good condition. ... Installing concrete ...

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Timber Joists on concrete slab

 · The existing slab is ok ( 1/2 of it is new ) and termite matting will be put down over the concrete slab & under the timber. The Engineering plans have F14 hardwood bearers & joists over this area , however there is only enough room for the Floor joists ( I still need to clarify with the Engineer ).

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3 Tips for Building a Deck Over Concrete | Trex

Here are a few key factors to consider when building a deck over concrete. 1. Evaluate the concrete’s condition before adding composite decking over a concrete porch. Cracks and craters with minimal growth may still be covered without issue, but be cautious if …

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Very low deck over concrete

 · 2) dynabolt treated pine lengths (say 90 x 45 mm) to slab then lay decking over these. Either put packers uner pine or cut pine lengths to allow water drainage. Pine on slab is what i'm doing for my front verandah as it's the easiest solution. 3) cut squares out of slab for posts to go into then run joists past these and decking over.

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Decking Over Concrete

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Timber Joists on concrete slab

 · The existing slab is ok ( 1/2 of it is new ) and termite matting will be put down over the concrete slab & under the timber. The Engineering plans have F14 hardwood bearers & joists over this area , however there is only enough room for the Floor joists ( I still need to clarify with the Engineer ).

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How to Install Floor Joists Over Concrete Slab | eHow

21 · Install it flat on the slab surface, with the outside edge aligned against the side wall or the edge of the floor line. Secure each length to the slab with concrete nails spaced approximately 32 inches apart and 8 to 12 inches from each end. These will …

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 · Hi all, I'm looking at building a timber deck out of treated pine over my concrete slabbed Alfresco. The deck will also extend out past the slab by two metres over soil. The clearance between the slab and rear entry to the house is only 150mm. Total size of the deck will be 4x7m. The overhang over the soil will be 2 metres.

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How Do I Cover an Old Concrete Patio?

10 · Build the new deck with wood or composite decking and attach the deck directly to the concrete patio. There are several considerations regarding the kind of deck you build over your concrete patio, as well as a few other options for patio covering. Keep reading to pick up some tips and ideas.

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 · Hi all, I'm looking at building a timber deck out of treated pine over my concrete slabbed Alfresco. The deck will also extend out past the slab by two metres over soil. The clearance between the slab and rear entry to the house is only 150mm. Total size of the deck will be 4x7m. The overhang over the soil will be 2 metres.

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How to Build a Wood Deck Over a Concrete Patio | Hunker

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. Instead, consider covering your aging concrete patio with …

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Laying paving over an existing surface | Pavingexpert

20 · One notable exception would be the use of a bitmac overlay, where a new surface or wearing course is applied over an existing bitmac (or occasionally concrete) surface to improve the overall look and styling, but, when it comes to segmental paving, it is considered to be 'bad practice' to lay new paving over old.

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Looking to Build a Deck over a Concrete Patio? Read This ...

21 · As the wood absorbs this excess heat and humidity, it will twist, warp, and cup. Fortunately, there’s a great alternative to removing the concrete pad and building a deck with joists and posts: Advantage Deck Tiles™. These tiles are made specifically for installations directly over a flat surface such as concretes pads or balconies.

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How to Build a Raised Deck Over Concrete in 2021?

26 · Building a Raised Deck Over Concrete Patio. Even over a worst conditioned concrete patio, you can install a raised deck. But beware of some situations and then start your work. Read more: best concrete stain. Cleanup and Preparation. It is an easy part of the process. You have to clean the surface of the concrete slab. If you have an old deck ...

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Very low deck over concrete

 · 2) dynabolt treated pine lengths (say 90 x 45 mm) to slab then lay decking over these. Either put packers uner pine or cut pine lengths to allow water drainage. Pine on slab is what i'm doing for my front verandah as it's the easiest solution. 3) cut squares out of slab for posts to go into then run joists past these and decking over.

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Can Composite Decking Be Installed Over Concrete?

17 · It is fire-resistant. Friendly to bare feet (which means no splinters!). Looks like real wood. And, best, of all, it can be installed right over the top of an existing …

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How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio (DIY)

Luckily, we’ve got some great outdoor flooring ideas over concrete, starting with building a deck! A slab with this much damage can’t be fixed. But it can be covered up—and this …

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Should I Build a Low Level Deck Over an Existing Concrete ...

Deck problems NEW by: Jim Not sure how old this posting is but I bought a house in northern Michigan 4 years ago. It has a deck built on a slab. It has 2x4's laying flat with 5/4 deck boards. Its showing problems now with boards buckling and if the used deck …

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Decking on my existing patio | DIYnot Forums

 · 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. My questions are: - Is it best to …

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 · Hi all, I'm looking at building a timber deck out of treated pine over my concrete slabbed Alfresco. The deck will also extend out past the slab by two metres over soil. The clearance between the slab and rear entry to the house is only 150mm. Total size of the deck will be 4x7m. The overhang over the soil will be 2 metres.

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Should I Build a Low Level Deck Over an Existing Concrete ...

Deck problems NEW by: Jim Not sure how old this posting is but I bought a house in northern Michigan 4 years ago. It has a deck built on a slab. It has 2x4's laying flat with 5/4 deck boards. Its showing problems now with boards buckling and if the used deck …

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Pouring concrete deck against sheathing?

 · The inner part of the deck is being supported by the top outside edge of the foundation and is going to be poured against the OSB sheathing which is now covered only by a layer of Tyvek. My concern is that the moisture (from snow, rain, etc.) in the porous, sponge-like concrete slab (long-term) will not be kept away from the OSB sheathing ...

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Concrete Over Elevated Wooden Deck | Unique Concrete

3 · Drawbacks to Installing an Overlay Over Wood. It is very difficult to introduce a new idea to the marketplace — especially when the idea is placing concrete on a wood deck. Our process requires special chemicals to be added to create a high …

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How to attach wood/composite planks onto concrete?

19 · I ripped several deck planks in half which left me with ~1 1/8" x ~2 1/2" pieces. I did not use 2x4's because of clearance issues. But the ripped planks work fine, and are cheaper if you have a table saw (heck a circular saw will work). 2. I attached the ripped planks to the concrete with tapcons. (concrete …

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How To Build A Raised Floor On A Concrete Slab (Do This ...

Lay Out The Framework. Once you have all the measurements, you’re ready to go to the wood shop and get the framework. Here’s how you can lay out your framework in a way that’ll make your raised floor last. Lay a two by four (or two by six) at one long end of the wall. …

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How Do I Cover an Old Concrete Patio?

10 · Build the new deck with wood or composite decking and attach the deck directly to the concrete patio. There are several considerations regarding the kind of deck you build over your concrete patio, as well as a few other options for patio covering. Keep reading to pick up some tips and ideas.

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