putting a deck over a cement patio

Installing a Ground-Level Deck Over Concrete Patio

Here are some more tips to ensure a successful sleeper system installation: Sleepers must be at least 1-1/2 inches in both height and width. For example a minimum clearance can be obtained by placing a pressure-treated 2x4 on its side. Install the sleepers directly on the concrete. The old patio's surface must be solid and reasonably flat.

Composite Decking Over a Concrete Porch | Fortress

Dec 21 2017 Decks installed over concrete porches or patios aren’t all that common. One reason is that on most homes with concrete patios there isn’t much space to build a deck. Concrete patios are normally found on homes with concrete slab foundations and the thresholds of the exterior doors are generally very close to the ground usually three to ...

Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One : 6 Steps (with ...

Great instructions and photos. I will be using part of them this summer. My existing patio is about 10 inches thick so it would be hard to remove so I plan to put a wood or composite deck on top. The new deck will extend past the cement by a few feet on both sides and the end so I plan to use standard deck piers for those sections.

How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio (DIY)

Just mix the cement-based powder with water and spread it over the patio. You can repair cracks and resurface over them but the cracks may return. Quikrete Concrete Resurfacer and Sakrete Flo-Coat are two common brands.

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21/07/2015 We recommend 18” of ground clearance. Installing decking boards on top of concrete prevents air from circulating evenly across all four sides of the wood leading to rapid changes in only one side of the board. This uneven release …

How Do I Cover an Old Concrete Patio? - All Pro Decks and ...

Aug 10 2020 When you’re putting a deck over an old concrete patio your first decision will be which material you want to use. Wood Decking. Wood decking is the more traditional approach to building a deck but it is fading in popularity. While it does look nice it is prone to fading rotting and drying over time. It does have the distinct advantage of ...

Question: How To Build A Floating Deck Over A Concrete ...

Can you build a floating deck over concrete? Even if your patio is in terrible shape you can deck over it. This project raises the level of your patio by 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 in. (depending on the thickness of your decking and whether or not you put spacers under the sleepers).

Putting Deck Tiles on Concrete - Newtechwood

Jan 08 2021 While a concrete patio is practical it lacks the personality style and easy maintenance that comes with composite decking. Composite deck tiles are easy to maintain: Are you tired of repairing painting or refinishing cracked or discolored concrete? Installing composite decking over concrete is a low-maintenance solution.

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Jul 21 2015 I am laying 24×24 deck tiles over my old concrete patio. I want to put the tiles down so they are level with the step out the door to the patio. This will require placing 2×6’s flat on the concrete to elevate the tiles and place the tiles on that.