yes you can use wood stain on concrete but it will not penetrate the concrete, it does look nice and you can use different shades together. to keep the stain on it use a concrete sealer in a
seems like it would be a better match for a raised deck, but then again i've never been around a project like what you're describing. anyway, the concrete will be easy to get to 6000 psi without any fiber reinforcement.
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when concrete is poured around a deck post in this way, the post will rot due to moisture buildup by the soil. concrete tends to absorb moisture and wood expands when it gets wet, so these two factors combined will result in the wood breaking the concrete.
answer: from what you wrote, i have no issues with the surface preparation and systems you are using. i typically tell people to prep a wood or non-concrete surface as you would for tile: place a mortar bed with lath as you are doing or use cement board such as hardiebacker with seams taped and mudded.
pavers can be installed on top of an existing concrete deck, even if the deck is cracked. pavers are installed over sand, therefore the new deck will absorb small shifts without cracking the pavers. the renovation coping piece has a drop-down face that will cover the old coping, so you don't have to remove the old coping, just cut it back. before.
you can restain concrete if it's already been stained, but it won't be as rich of a color, as it may not take in all areas of the concrete. the color of the layered stain will be different than the swatch you see for stain on a naked concrete base. staining can give boring concrete floors a more interesting appearance.
pour concrete. fill the forms halfway with concrete. use a stick or shovel to remove any air pockets. fill the rest of the forms and remove any more air pockets. note: most professionals recommend using concrete footings with the wood deck posts attached to them with brackets above ground level to avoid post rot and premature failure. if you are burying the posts, use the same method with the posts placed in the concrete forms and skip the anchor bolts and brackets.
andrew binosa lives in duluth, ga. the photo he sent me made me laugh out loud read andy's question, look at the photo and see if you don't chuckle i built a deck at the rear and below it is a concrete patio. is there a minimum anchor type that i need to anchor the posts down onto the concrete
there are some warnings you need to know about before using this coating. watch as we stain a concrete pool deck and review the coating. a pool coating the keeps your pool deck cool. no more hot feet.
it sounds o.k, can you post your design? if you haven't waterproofed a deck before, i would sub that out to a waterproofer. are you sure fiber reinforced concrete can be stamped? are you subbing out the stamping to someone experienced in it? you don't really need it fiber reinforced if you only want a 6000 psi mix.
plus, you can install seven trust decking easily over a concrete patio to create what is called a 'floating deck' or on a rooftop space provided you include a sleeper system. a sleeper system is a substructure comprising joists that sits between a solid surface such as concrete and the decking.
a deck pier block is in many ways just a simplified version of a precast foundation, a foundation type recognized by building codes. theyre subject to all the same requirements as a typical footing, regardless of not being cast-in-place. they must have a sufficient bearing area