I redid an outside second floor deck (20' by 15') to give it the proper slope and adequate support/deflection that the last idiot contractor forgot about (after getting paid). I have 5 zillion square feet of honed Turkish travertine (18 by 18) from Seventrust. The space below the deck is dried in and living space..
My new house will have two 36' x 8' front porches, and I am concerned with keeping water from soaking into the floor of the upstairs porch and causing water damage to the ceiling of the downstairs porch (it will be . You have to extend this membrane to your flashing at the wall connection of your decks
Oct 13, 2011 . Tile Decks, Patios and Balconies . In the second phase of my career at the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), constant exposure to the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) . This would include most quarry tile, many mosaic tiles and numerous other popular floor tiles besides porcelain
What's equally attractive is that you can lay a first-class tile floor yourself, often in one weekend, and save the $500 to $1,500 cost of hiring a pro. The key to keeping the job simple is to cover the old . Second, cushioned sheet vinyl must be removed before you can set tile. Cushioned vinyl has a foam backing that makes it..
TI-ProBoard 12 in. x 96 in. underlayment boards for outdoor tiling installs directly to deck joists to provide a stable 3/8 in. substrate for installation of tile rather . for professional or homeowner; Place TI-ProBoard directly on deck joists, 16 in. on center; Clip boards together and fasten to joists; Spread mortar level with ribs..
The combination of tile, grout, wood and water in an environment with temperature and moisture fluctuations makes it nearly impossible to get the long-term performance that most occupants expect. For a deck that is partially enclosed under a roof and protected from heavy precipitation, a conventional tile floor could..
And there's no tedious surface preparation needed either just give the balcony floor a good sweep. Then you simply clip the tiles to each other with the inbuilt connecting tabs, which locks them securely in position. You don't even need to worry about alignment or spacing, because the connecting tabs ensure each tile is..
Wood: Exterior or exposure 1 plywood, APA-rated sheathing, Sturd-I-Floor, hardwood, tongue and groove and OSB with standard face. (Gap between sheeting as required.) Other Substrates: Exterior decks and balconies, ceramic and porcelain tile, stone, terrazzo, VCT/VAT, metal, painted and sealed floors and floors..