The added 5" makes building a wood deck possible - if you do it right along with a little bit of additional work. But first let's discuss each of the possible building options. There are three common foundations if you choose to build a wooden deck. You could use deck blocks, traditional concrete footings, or the Titan Deck Foot..
TIMBER deck frames. We do not recommend timber deck frame structures over concrete, tiles or pavers unless the area is very well ventilated and the timber deck frame can be restrained or fastened to the concrete. OUTDURE does not provide advice on your timber substructure as it is best to be advised by your installer..
Nov 16, 2013 . It is far easier to get a properly smooth surface with decking than it is with concrete slabs. Decking rests on a stable underpinning skeleton of wooden joists. Concrete slabs need, but often do not get, a properly levelled foundation of rubble and sand. Wood may not be > as long-lasting as concrete, but the..
How to build a deck over a concrete slab. . Here are some useful tips when using the KlevaKlip Adjustable Joist Support to build decks over concrete. Please Check out this detailed Installation . Via your preferred Timber Merchant or Hardware store or alternatively you can purchase on our Online store. Go to where to..
Fixing ModWood over concrete. Subject to local building codes, ModWood decking may be fixed over concrete, provided the concrete is in good condition and there is adequate fall to assist drainage. Battens (typically made from treated pine, steel, aluminium or fibre-glass) need to be an absolute minimum of 50mm in..
Apr 7, 2010 . Hi All, Quick question I hope someone can answer for me please? Can you simply deck over an existing concrete slab? ie, lay your bearers the joists..
Sep 30, 2016 . Learn what the requirements are for building a Deck over an old concrete patio. Deck installation guide
Sep 29, 2016 . At DeKing Decks, we've heard just about every request under the sunwe've even built timber decks on top of people's garages and carports. Read on to find out where you can build a deck, and if there are any special things you'll need to consider. Can I build a deck over concrete patio, pool, or septic..
Attach trim boards to concrete with masonry anchors; tap in anchors with hammer, then finish with a nail set 7. Use a drill and ½-inch-diameter plug cutter to cut plugs from PVC trim. 8. Install plugs into the counterbored holes using hot-melt glue; trim the plugs flush with a sharp chisel. 9. Attach the wood-composite decking to..
Hi Guys & Girls Firstly I just want to say what a fantastic forum. I want to lay a small deck (5 x 3) however there are a few road blocks I am faced with at the moment. Firstly there is currently