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How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Porch - AdvantageLumber Blog

Advantage hardwood deck tiles are made from South American hardwoods proven to last up to 75 years or more. They are one of the few products you can install directly over old concrete patios and porches. Installing the deck tiles is simple with DeckWise deck tile connectors you simply just click them together.【Get Price】

DIY Steps for Building a Deck Over a Patio Slab: The Low Down.

Lay the joists across the concrete perpendicular to the house wall at 16 inches on center. Level the joists using the shim stock. Make sure to support the joists with shims every 12 inches because the ripped-down material has diminished structural strength and cannot span much distance. Place the joists on layout and level with the flat shims.【Get Price】

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

Secure the first sleeper at the high point. Working your way out from there, use shims to create a flat plane. Drill pilot holes a maximum of 24 inches apart along the sleeper, using a hammer drill to drill through the wood and into the concrete ¼ inch to ½ inch deeper than the length of your screws.【Get Price】

3 Tips for Building a Deck Over Concrete |

If the damage to your concrete patio appears too far gone, consult with a local Pro® to see whether it's safe to build a deck over your concrete patio. They’ll assess the project and help you make the decision that’s right for you—decking that won’t warp or splinter like its wood counterpart. 2. Protect against water damage【Get Price】

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