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How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio (DIY)

Cost: The cost of building a patio deck depends mostly on the decking you choose. Decking ranges from about $1.50 per sq. ft. for treated wood to more than $10 per sq. ft. for a top-grade manufactured product. The other materials for this project add up to about $1.50 per sq. ft. so your total cost could be anywhere from $3 to $12 per sq. ft. For looks and durability we used two different.【Get Price】

How to Lay a Patio |

To encourage rainwater run-off your patio should have a fall that runs away from the house or outbuildings. A 1:60 (16mm per metre) fall is generally recommended. If your patio will adjoin your lawn for ease of mowing it should sit 10mm below ground level.【Get Price】

How to build a basic ground-level deck | Outdoor Garden | B&Q

Don’t cut down a tree - build your deck around it by including a bit more sub-structure to frame the trunk. Block off the area around the tree by positioning joist off-cuts between the inner joists secured either end with two coach screws. Then cut and fix the deck boards to fit around the tree. Remember to leave enough space for the tree.【Get Price】

Building a Deck on Uneven Ground |

Having a deck or patio on your property is a good way of enjoying fresh air during summer days but if you have uneven ground in your yard building one might pose some complications. The key to building a good deck is to have a properly prepared foundation and doing it on the ground that is not even is a common problem with most homeowners.【Get Price】

How to plan and lay decking with deck boards | Homebase

Use a spirit level to make sure the deck gently slopes away from the house. For every metre of deck there should be a 10mm drop. If you have poor drainage or bad soil conditions the joists should be supported on stronger concrete bases instead. Make these by digging 300mm square holes 300mm deep and filling with concrete. Allow the concrete to.【Get Price】

How to Plan Lay a Deck |

Plan the deck to ensure the fall of the frame is 1:100 and running away from the house this will aid water run off and will help to stop the deck from becoming slippery. Bear in mind this fall when checking the levels throughout the build.【Get Price】

How to Build a Floating Deck - Bob Vila

While you can build one on concrete pavers or over an existing level patio perhaps the soundest way to support a floating deck is with pre-made concrete deck blocks that have notched tops.【Get Price】

How to build a raised deck | Outdoor Garden | B&Q

To lay the rest of your deck head to our 'How to build a basic ground-level deck' article. The section titled 'How to lay timber deck boards' provides step-by-step help for timber boards. Whereas for solid composite boards read the section 'How to fit solid composite deck boards'.【Get Price】

How To Build A Ground Level Patio Deck - YouTube

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