Our inspector explains how to install concrete deck footings on uneven ground.
See how the owners of a large townhome have a landscape designer solve the problem of a sloped backyard and a dull front yard. they wanted to have both the new front yard and new backyard redesigned and landscape plans drawn. At the top of the hill along the property line was a chainlink fence. An existing 25x 25 wooden deck
Landscaping a sloped backyard creates a unique challenge. Some of the many considerations include creating a functional slope, drainage, soil retention and blending the addition to your overall landscape design. Owners of sloped lots have plenty of options that require careful thought and planning
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Reclaim lost ground and turn a frustrating slope into a sloped flower bed with one of these ideas.
Building a deck on a sloped site isn't much more difficult than on a level surfaceso long as you plan for the difference. We'll show you how to plan for, lay out, and build your deck on uneven ground. When your yard slopes away from your home, it can be challenging to locate deck footings. Deck Storage Ideas; Pinterest; How to Make
The centerpiece, quite literally, of Cristina Garays recent backyard makeover was her amazing DIY floating deck. The intrepid DIYer and author of Remodelando La Casa built the deck to compensate for her steeply sloped backyard, giving her a comfortable and level space for enjoying her backyard.
9 Lessons Learned from Tiny Backyards Get Inspired 17 Sensational Deck Designs. multiple levels can create the illusion of a larger yard. Instead of fighting against a sloping site,
Find and save ideas about Sloped backyard landscaping on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sloped yard, Hill garden and Sloping backyard. Nice idea for a backyard slope area with a deck and water feature. Interesting use of color and texture.
How do I install footings for a deck on a steep sloping yard? Its not a bad rule of thumb to simply increase the depth of the footing one foot for every unit horizontal steeper the slope gets. Between 3:1 and 2:1 slopes, a minimum of two feet deep, and between 2:1 and 1:1 slopes, no less than 3 feet deep.