4 Mar 2009 . An old, cracked, partially sunken concrete patio can be an eyesore if not a safety hazard. Demolishing it and replacing it with new poured concrete is an economical but extremely labor-intensive process. Instead, consider covering your aging concrete patio with decking. Select from a variety of.
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.
Attach trim boards to concrete with masonry anchors; tap in anchors with hammer, then finish with a nail set 7. Use a drill and ?-inch-diameter plug cutter to cut plugs from PVC trim. 8. Install plugs into the counterbored holes using hot-melt glue; trim the plugs flush with a sharp chisel. 9. Attach the wood-composite decking to.
25 Jul 2016 . How To Build a Deck Over An Ugly Cement Stoop . We chose a composite decking surround as we liked the low-maintenance factor and wood look. Read on for details on . We painted our riser to match the color of our house, as a way to break up the brown of the stoop top and the patio pavers below.
5 Nov 2016 . Tired of your old concrete deck or patio? Replace it quickly and easily with a new composite structure. Read the Decknology blog for more helpful tips.
26 May 2016 . This short video will show you how to build deck over your patio and make it look nice.
I have a 6-8 inch concrete patio in my backyard that is in good shape (no cracks) but unsightly. I want to build a deck right on top of the patio. The deck won't be elevated more than a few inches.
21 Jul 2015 . Our Ipe, Cumaru, and Tigerwood decking are among the most sought after materials to use in a variety of outdoor applications. One specific application that's asked about often are installations over concrete pads. This situation is common in many pool, patio and porch designs. The concrete gets cracked,.
Concealing an aged concrete patio with a naturally beautiful redwood deck will add immeasurable value and ambience to your outdoor entertainment area. Knotty redwood garden grades, such as. Construction Common or Deck Common, are economical choices for all outdoor projects. For decking and framing that.
Do you need to replace a broken, ugly, stained concrete patio? Don't spend thousands of dollars (or break your own back) having it demolished. Instead, install a ground-level deck right over it! But first, you will need to install a sleeper system. Learn what it is, why you need it, and how to install it.
1 Oct 2011 . Replacing the concrete deck with wood could have been done in one of two ways: completely demolish the concrete porch and build a 100% wooden one in its place, or use the concrete as a base and just add wood on top of it. Since our concrete was in good condition and would offer a solid base we.
1 Feb 2016 . A.J..love that Kleva Clip mate. I've been looking for a solution for that exact problem for a while now. I didn't want to ave my joists resting on the concrete so these should work beautifully! Cheers mate?. Read more. Show less. Reply 1 2. Jamie Sonego1 year ago. sweet?. Read more. Show less. Reply 1 2.
28 Mar 2007 . How to build a deck over an existing patio slab with low clearance.
29 Sep 2016 . Find out if you can build a deck over the top of things like a concrete patio, swimming pool, septic tank, air conditioner, and pavers, with DeKing Decks.
See how to build a porch over concrete to determine if its right for you. It is easy to do and can be built by most do-it-yourselfers. Instead of removing the c.
15 Oct 2015 . Replace that crumbling concrete patio by adding a durable composite deck. Be sure to install a sleeper system first. Learn why, and how to do it.