build the best porch flooring structure joists, bridging and decking materials your porch flooring structure must be structurally stable to not only maintain functionality but also its beauty over the years. contact a local contractor if needed and remember to comply with local building codes. have a porch flooring height question.
q: i need to replace a second-floor deck and would like to avoid opening the finished ceiling inside the house to install lateral-load anchors. in jim finlay’s article about lateral bracing (see “lateral bracing alternatives,” jan/feb 2014), the author describes different methods for anchoring a deck to a foundation, but none of them are an option on a second-floor deck.
server room flooring. the room is on the second floor of the building and was previously used as an office. the room has an air conditioner which is suitable for the time being, and data
builders with clients who request a second floor balcony have to figure out durable details that will support juliet and her railing. for years, some designers have created second-floor balconies by cantilevering floor joists (or a floor slab) through the thermal envelope of the building.
i'm trying to remake a barn that is on my lot and the front of it has a diagonal floored porch but i cant make it go diagonal the tile wants to fill up the whole space how do i get it to allow me to lay it out in a diagonal (only half the floor tile filling the square at a diagonal) so i can remake the porch just like the other one?