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Add Living Space to Your Home: Converting Two Story …

Estimated Costs: For this example, our new proposed space would cost between $4000 and $5000. These costs will vary based on the types of materials you use, your existing home design, and the labor market in your area. Adding living space above a two story area is typically less expensive than putting a new addition onto your home because we are using the existing roof and foundation.

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Illustrated Guide

11 · 3. A roof deck is a roof located above an indoor living space that is also outdoor usable space. The roof deck may use pavers or other materials to create a walking surface over the roof membrane. For the purpose of this publication, discussions related to roof decks will largely be omitted. However, the principles that guide other

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What to Put Under a Second Story Deck to Keep It From ...

A second story deck that is made of wood flooring includes gaps between planks and around the perimeter of the deck. Water seeps through these gaps onto the level below. To avoid this leaking problem you must install an under deck system. Systems are available in a variety of materials so that you can match it to your deck …

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Tiling Over Exterior Deck or Balcony

20 · Remember that exterior tile systems over inhabited space need a waterproof substrate below the tile. Without such, water will be able to penetrate below the tile layer and could cause damage. Even when tiling over areas not over inhabited space, serious consideration must be given to controlling where the water will go and how it will affect ...

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Tiling Over Exterior Deck or Balcony

20 · Remember that exterior tile systems over inhabited space need a waterproof substrate below the tile. Without such, water will be able to penetrate below the tile layer and could cause damage. Even when tiling over areas not over inhabited space, serious consideration must be given to controlling where the water will go and how it will affect ...

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I have a small balcony on the second floor of my home. …

I have a small balcony on the second floor of my home. The balcony sits over the front of my living room. Water is seeping into the living room below from above around the balcony door area but noone can seem to pinpoint the source of the problem or defect. The balcony floor is a flat roof on top of which sits a wooden deck floor. Any ideas?

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Getting two-story garages right

21 · Decks add space, shelter, and style. A deck is another way to break up a two-story wall. If there’s a view to enjoy, you might want to include a deck, a balcony, or a porch upstairs. As a bonus, a porch/observation deck upstairs creates a covered space at the ground level. Don’t orient a deck …

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7 Extraordinary Split Level House Remodel Before and …

A Deck or a Patio to add Extra Living Space in the Exterior of a Split-Level House. Another problem that most people with split-level houses often face is the difficulty in adding extra exterior living space. The reason is none other but the uneven land leveling. In this case, building deck can be the best solution that you should consider.

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Second Story Balcony Additions | Modernize

Second Story Balcony Additions. Aug. Balconies are one of the most romantic architectural nuances. They bring to mind secret meetings between star-crossed lovers, beautiful views of nature, and intimate conversations with loved ones over cups of coffee. But on a practical level, they can increase your outdoor living space …

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Second Story Addition: Ideas & Photos

Second Story Addition Ideas & Photos. A complete tear-off and new second floor now graces this this Seattle bungalow. A Star Built-Green remodel, new energy efficient details were used through-out. This home was featured on the Cover of Fine Homebuilding Houses Issue #203 Summer 2009.

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Decking Over a Roof

27 · fast nook off a second-floor master bedroom to providing a second-floor porch on a city house. No matter the reason, the keys to a long-lasting deck above a living space are the same: a reliable roof membrane and details that minimize any damage to the roof from the deck loads. I like rubber roofing for this, combined with a floating deck floor.

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Moisture Management Strategies for a Second Floor Deck ...

13 · Verandas (porticos) are commonly used as second story decks. If they are used as walkways to connect exterior doorways to connected rooms they are called a gallery, promenade or loggia. The characteristics that add degrees of difficulty to these moisture …

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Challenges of Adding a Second Story Addition above a ...

25 · A second story room addition above an existing garage can make a substantial change to your current home’s curb appeal and of course create an increase to your living space. However, like all remodeling projects, adding a second story addition has a broad …

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Balcony and Rooftop Deck Waterproofing

A roof deck is a flat walking deck built above an occupied living space or a roof deck that extends out over an outdoor living space. A roof deck supports the roof elements but does not provide complete protection. Applying GacoDeck adds the waterproofing layer to a roof deck. The coating becomes an …

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Moisture Management Strategies for a Second Floor Deck ...

13 · Verandas (porticos) are commonly used as second story decks. If they are used as walkways to connect exterior doorways to connected rooms they are called a gallery, promenade or loggia. The characteristics that add degrees of difficulty to these …

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5 Inspiring Deck Ideas to Refresh Your Outdoor Living Space

29 · Fresh Deck Ideas: Nature-Inspired Composite Decking. Your outdoor living space should capture enduring beauty while adding value to your home. Traditional wood decking can’t measure up: even pressure-treated wood will fade, warp, and weather over time, leading to costly maintenance. Luckily, there’s an alternative: TimberTech® composite ...

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Overhang | Houzz

The roof of the living pavilion extends to create a covered outdoor extension for the main living space. The cast-in-place concrete chimney and site walls anchor the composition of forms to the flat site. The exterior is clad primarily in cedar siding; two types were used to create pattern, texture and depth in the elevations.

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2nd Story Deck | Tufdek Waterproof Vinyl Deck Solutions

A Tufdek vinyl membrane can be installed on a new or existing 2nd story deck and creates a completely waterproof seal above and below your deck. Water slopes off the edge of your vinyl deck, rather than slipping through the cracks. Your deck is completely protected, and so is the space underneath. Offering a waterproof deck …

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Exterior Tile Installation over Occupied Space | DIYTileGuy

6 · Exterior tile installation over living space. Hello.. I was hoping you could provide some advice. I have lots of experience tiling. I also have successfully installed a wet bed shower. I have a project that I could use your advice on. I have an outdoor balcony that is located directly over …

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Illustrated Guide

11 · 3. A roof deck is a roof located above an indoor living space that is also outdoor usable space. The roof deck may use pavers or other materials to create a walking surface over the roof membrane. For the purpose of this publication, discussions related to roof decks will …

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Building a Rooftop Deck Over Living Space

17 · The roof deck surface should sloped away from the house a minimum 1/4 inch per foot so the water will drain and not “pond.”. The finished walking surface of the roof deck surface should be below the level of the interior floor by at least 1/2 inches. The roof deck …

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Under Deck | Houzz

This two-story double-wide typology is 2 boxes set on top of another 2 boxes with a single cut carved out to designate entry. To further expand the programmatic needs of the client and not the existing foundation, appendages of linear 2x2 cedar screens of living space, outdoor showers, balconies, and decks were added to the exterior.

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Waterproofing Deck over occupied Space | Pro …

 · Considering to use AMES Products designed for roof decks over living space: 1. Install marine grade plywood over the joists 2. Tape the joists with Seam Tape 3. Prime with Super Primer (2 coats) 4. Apply Elasto Berrier with Contouring Roofing Fabric (2 coats) 5. …

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2nd Story Deck | Tufdek Waterproof Vinyl Deck Solutions

A Tufdek vinyl membrane can be installed on a new or existing 2nd story deck and creates a completely waterproof seal above and below your deck. Water slopes off the edge of your vinyl deck, rather than slipping through the cracks. Your deck is completely protected, and so is the space underneath. Offering a waterproof deck …

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Difference Between Porch, Patio, Deck, Balcony & Veranda ...

19 · A two story deck can be multipurpose, serve the purpose of outdoor entertainment as well as provide access to the upper section of the house. Free standing decks can be located a little away from the house, in the yard or near a swimming …

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What to Put Under a Second Story Deck to Keep It From ...

A second story deck that is made of wood flooring includes gaps between planks and around the perimeter of the deck. Water seeps through these gaps onto the level below. To avoid this leaking problem you must install an under deck system. Systems are available in a variety of materials so that you can match it to your deck …

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2nd Story Deck | Tufdek Waterproof Vinyl Deck Solutions

A Tufdek vinyl membrane can be installed on a new or existing 2nd story deck and creates a completely waterproof seal above and below your deck. Water slopes off the edge of your vinyl deck, rather than slipping through the cracks. Your deck is completely protected, and so is the space underneath. Offering a waterproof deck …

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Getting two-story garages right

21 · Decks add space, shelter, and style. A deck is another way to break up a two-story wall. If there’s a view to enjoy, you might want to include a deck, a balcony, or a porch upstairs. As a bonus, a porch/observation deck upstairs creates a covered space at the ground level. Don’t orient a deck …

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Overhang | Houzz

The roof of the living pavilion extends to create a covered outdoor extension for the main living space. The cast-in-place concrete chimney and site walls anchor the composition of forms to the flat site. The exterior is clad primarily in cedar siding; two types were used to …

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One Story Home Remodeling Ideas | Better Homes & …

19 · A former brick ranch gets a second floor for more family living space and a spectacular new face. Architectural elements, including two gables and a shed dormer, add visual interest to the front exterior. The shed dormer breaks up the roofline and lets sunlight pour into the two-story living …

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