no probs laying a deck over an original patio, best base you can have. Try a different builder or quote. I've done this on a patio at 49 sq metres been down 14 years and no problems apart from the maintenance.
Im looking at laying ready made decking tiles over my patio slabs. As ive never laid decking before i was wondering if anyone out there might be able to give me a short step by step guide as to how i may best do this.
This means you will be laying decking boards literally on top of the concrete pad, resulting in potential problems. If you remove the existing patio or concrete slab, you will have an added 5" to build your deck The added 5" makes building a wood deck possible - if you do it right along with a little bit of additional work.
Laying and installing square ribbed decking tiles . Laying and installing square ribbed decking tiles. Discussion in If i have concrete slabs in place already can i just place tiles over the slabs. or can i remove the paving slabs and just lay tiles over the dirt surface if not what kind of preparation and materials would i need to do this the area i wish to cover is 60 tiles measuring 50cm
Hi, hopefully someone can help me, I'm laying a 3.6m sq decking over a old uneven patio area, I'm using 6*2 joists but in large areas the joist doesn't touch the floor, what can I use to pack up between the old slabs and joist ?
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.
can i lay decking ontop of an exisiting patio ?? can i just bung the frame on top of the patio slabs or does it need to be secured somehow?? theres over 1400 decking screws in mine. Get
Keep these tips in mind when laying pavers over a concrete patio: Drainage: The biggest problem with laying pavers over a concrete slab is the inability for water to drain through the blocks and down into the earth. Before you begin, make sure your concrete is properly sloped and doesnt puddle.
I am putting deck bearers onto discrete concrete paving slabs approx 9" gap between the slabs - the slabs are laying directly onto compacted earth. Since I've had problems with rotting timbers in the past I am laying a damp proof course between the concrete slabs and the deck supports.
IF on the other hand the joists are laid away from the house and the decking across, the the fall on the decking AWAY from the house will be pointless the water won't jump over the grooves . Removing slabs will prevent the trapping of water.
Read this article to find out how to lay a paver patio over a concrete slab in your yard without mortar using a sand base. 17 Comments on How to Install Pavers Over a Concrete Patio Without Mortar How to Install Pavers Over a Concrete Patio Without Mortar.
Can you simply deck over an existing concrete slab? ie, lay your bearers the joists over the top? Have a traditional single car garage 6.0m x 3.4m Thinking about converting it to an outdoor room which would include decking the floor.
Decking over concrete outdoors? Laying decking without gaps is asking for trouble as it leaves no room for boards to expand and contract.. the gaps are 3mm or 1/8 inch approx so only things that small can get through.. Your best to batten your concrete with treated battens then fix decking as per normal.. If you are going to build a
How to build a decking sub floor over a concrete slab www.nonaildecking.com. Decking Sub Floor Over Concrete and Paving No Nail Decking. How To Build Modular Decking - DIY At Bunnings
Houston Concrete Costs and Prices - ProMatcher Cost Report: Houston Concrete Costs and Prices. Houston, Texas. Cost accounts for the price of concrete pool deck. Does include 4 inch concrete slab, standard site prep, and standard finish. Accounts for the price of minor excavation work, site prep, laying concrete blocks, mortaring joints
Wood decking over existing concrete slab patio. Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by andyperry123, 23 Nov 2009.