How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio Deck built over a cracked and damaged concrete patio. Make a Ground Level Wooden Deck
We have a 40 year old cracked concrete slab behind our house that I would like to replace and I am just getting started as far as researching what my options are. My first choice is to build a deck right over it, but DH does not want the maintenance of a wood deck and the composite ones I have seen
Is your old concrete patio an eyesore? You can avoid the cost and mess of tearing it out by just screwing down wood sleepers and decking over it. A concrete slab in this condition has to be either broken up and carted away or decked over. This was the ultimate bad patio: severely cracked and
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An old, cracked, partially sunken How to Build a Wood Deck Over a Concrete Patio By Matt Brown Place the second course of deck boards.
When a patio consists of a single slab, as it does in many cases, the deck construction is fairly simple. The wood sleepers, usually 2 by 4s, are laid in approximate position, spaced on 24 inch centers and usually spanning the shortest dimension of the slab.
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How to build a deck over an existing patio slab with low clearance. Hey, some of you have been ignoring our great deck how tos because you think you can’t build a deck over your patio slab.