Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One. By David Catriel in Outside Start by clamping some scrap material to the posts for the top railing to sit on. Position the railing on them, mark your cut lines, and cut it to size. that at the front of the deck the top of the frame will lie right under that 1" gap I left behind the
Decks, Patios, Porches, Walkways, Driveways, Stairs, Steps and Docks - Queston can Deck posts be attached to existing concrete slab? - In building our 22' W X 10' D X 8' H free standing deck, one end
Attaching posts to a cement patio can seem like a baffling job. Theres simply no way to attach them directly, as wood wont join to cement. You need something that will join the two of them together. Even then you wont have a perfect, strong fit. If the posts are being used for a deck, for
Deck Posts -- To Bury Or Not To Bury I've always poured the footings to grade and then attach the posts to the footers with some type of post base. But I've seen as late as yesterday a builder placing the post in about a foot of concrete in the footer hole and then filling the remainder up with dirt.
Here's an easy way to lay deck flooring on your cement slab patio in just one day. It dresses up an otherwise drab patio, and it's so nice for bare feet How to Lay Deck Flooring on a Concrete Patio. Article Posted By: Courtney Clymer. of Lifestyled Atlanta. Share article with: Print. On top of the grids, you place the clip-in
How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio. Figure A: Concrete Deck Over a Patio. If youre not in a rush, you can get similar results for less than one-third the cost with concrete topping mix such as Sakrete Top n Bond or Quikrete Sand/Topping Mix.
I am building a deck. How about setting 6x6 p.t. posts down on a concrete footing at 4 feet deep the frost line here and fill with gravel and soil, and then let the posts run high for the railin
This video shows how to install a galvanized post bases onto a concrete patio for installation of pergola posts. How to Install Pergola Post Bases On A Concrete Patio How to Build Deck
Should Deck Posts Sunk In Concrete Or Above Ground? You want to put the posts on top like Johns pic. If you sink them in the concrete eventually water will get down between the post and concrete, the when it freezes and the ice expands it will break apart the concrete. advice needed on deck posts in pond: smitty58: Decks and Fencing: 7
Even if youre setting the deck posts in the ground, instead of on top of footings, the concrete still needs to extend below the frost line. If your deck posts move up in the spring then settle back down as the weather warms, then you have a bad case of frost heave-osis.
The contractor wanted to set the support posts for a new deck on an existing concrete patio, rather than break through the slab and pour a new concrete footing, which would take more time and labor.
Deck Posts -- To Bury Or Not To Bury The requirement to bury 42" below grade is because of the frost that would heave the posts and deck if it were on top of grade. Here in Colorado I have to do 30" deep piers dia depends upon enginering and they allow you to bury the post in the concrete min 12" and only if it is P.T. but they would
Remember to follow local code for deck posts. There are several methods for setting posts. One way is to pour concrete in the post hole, set the post on the concrete and backfill with gravel. and then set the pressure plates on top. Run a string across the post locations offset 1-3/4 inches from the center of the anchor to help
I am building a small deck 3 x 8 attached to the house over a concrete patio. How do I secure the posts that will hold the deck to the concrete patio? attached to the house over a concrete patio. How do I secure the posts that will hold the deck to the concrete patio? Remove Advertisements. Sponsored Links Top of Page View New Posts