Patio below upper deck, how to keep dry? I have a concrete patio that sits underneath a wooden deck that's up on the 2nd story. We can't sit on the patio when it rains as the water comes down between the boards of the deck.
Since the decking material is aluminum, it does not absorb water that freezes and cracks alternative decking materials. The seamless finish is also ideal for screened in porches. With LockDry aluminum decking and railing systems from Nexan Building Products, Inc., you'll enjoy the outdoors as much as possible.
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Anything that penetrates a deck coating is a leak waiting to happen, so it's best to mount rail posts to the outside edge of a deck through the fascia or siding and support them inside the framing. If that's not possible, then the goal is to prevent leaks.
The decking doesn’t leak or squeak, and we haven’t experienced any color fading problems. I haven’t mentioned sheet membrane products such as Duradek or waterproof deck-tile installations, because to my mind those waterproofing methods require specialized subs and so fall into a different category. But there is one other interesting
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What to Put Under a Second Story Deck to Keep It From Dripping Onto a Patio Below so you can match your under deck system with your deck or patio. Aluminum doesn't contract or expand, so it helps to prevent leaking. However, vinyl can contract and expand leading to eventual leaks. It is also not the most sturdy material and is
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