set the pre-drilled batten in position, flush with one edge of the porch, running from the house to the front edge of the porch. drill down through each pilot hole into the concrete 1/8 inch deep, using a 3/16-inch rotary mason's bit. this will mark the spot for your pilot hole in the concrete.
that time it also split the wood and cracked a very top thin layer off of the concrete, meaning that the nail wasnt actually embedded into the concrete. this was the same ramset that we used to nail the plywood subfloor over the newly-poured concrete in the breakfast room you can read more about that here , and it worked perfectly for that project.
how to install seven trust decking over a concrete patio. the sleeper system enables adequate drainage and ventilation which, in turn, protects the deck boards from damage due to moisture build-up. sleepers also enable easier access to the area beneath the decking, either for clearing accumulated debris or maintaining the surface material.
re: concrete over wood deck? opinions, please. backing up to the beginning, it seems to me that saving the decking might not really be saving much in the way of money. the labor needed to make the existing deck work and be long-lasting may be reduced by pulling the cedar and adding a pan or metal grid made to suspend the deck?
this short video will show you how to build deck over your patio and make it look nice. installing tile floor for the first time how to lay tile pour a concrete slab over a concrete
building a deck over concrete steps. a concrete stoop with steps can be a formidable obstacle when trying to build a deck. a massive concrete stoop will be difficult to remove. most of the time you will need to break the concrete apart using a sledge hammer or jack hammer and haul the debris away. you can fill in the area above the stoop by
installing wood deck over old concrete. join select also be able to do something similar by breaking or drilling some holes in the patio at the midpoint of the span and installing a second
watch this video from this old house to learn how to put a deck over a concrete step.steps: 1. cut pvc trim boards to wrap around stoop using circular saw. 2. counterbore holes in pvc trim with ½-inch-diameter spade bit. 3. apply foam adhesive to back of trim. 4. run bead of hot-melt glue across
best results when adding railings. the first, and most sturdy, is to set rot-proof posts into concrete around the perimeter of the deck. or you can use surface fasteners to attach the posts directly to the deck. when using surface fasteners to secure railing to a composite deck, joist location may affect the ease,
how to build a deck over an ugly cement stoop 1. create a rectangular frame of 2' x 4' treated lumber around the top perimeter of your stoop. 2. next add equally spaced 2' x 2' supports inside the perimeter of the frame. 3. calculate your desired overhang. we found it easiest to visualize if we