installing deck flooring on a cement patio. my husband harrison and i have wanted to change out our patio floor since the day we bought the house. ripping up concrete and building a deck seemed like a daunting and expensive task, so when we saw newtechwood deck-a-floor, we thought it would be absolutely perfect for our space. within a day, our concrete slab went from drab to fab.
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you can build a raised deck over concrete base in two ways. one is to demolish your concrete patio completely and then build a wooden one as the replacement of concrete base. or you can use the slab as the base of the deck and use wood as the top of this deck.
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,
can a composite deck be built on top of concrete patio . deck can be built over concrete patio using at that old and worn concrete patio, top it off to cover the patio with a composite decking online service building a wood deck on top of a wpc composite patio
how to build a deck over a concrete patio - step by step: the family handyman it is easy to do and can be built by most do-it-yourselfers. instead of removing the concrete just build right over the top. anne italiano home improvement. save with porch ideas build an island deck built with composite decking and hidden fasteners, this
the deck is completed with construction of a flower box and applying a fresh coat of deck stain. how to add stairs to your deck building deck stairs will provide ready access to the yard and add value to your home.
nexgens diy composite battens are also a strong choice for diy decking over concrete. made from the same composition as our decking boards, these battens are designed for use on paving or concrete pads, or joists on pedestal deck installations. theres no need to paint, treat, or stain them and their composition makes them heavily resistant
seven trust composite decking is available in a range of stunning colors that complement any space. its incredibly durable and, best of all, easy to maintain. 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.
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concrete is also very porous. wood decking placed on top of concrete will soak up moisture from the concrete, causing the wood to warp and rot. in place of wood, use a deck product constructed of synthetic materials, called wood-composite decking. this engineered decking material looks and feels like wood, but needs little maintenance.