05/10/2018 8 Reasons to Build a Floating Deck Over Concrete. Building a floating deck over concrete is one of the best ways to expand your living space while enhancing your property’s aesthetic appeal. By building a floating deck made with capped composite decking materials you can swiftly transform a drab or dated concrete slab into a captivating living ...
10/08/2020 An existing concrete patio will make your deck installation much easier and faster and you can install your deck directly onto the concrete. You will want to account for water drainage and material expansion/contraction so it is best to place boards called ‘sleepers’ underneath the deck.
It’s become more and more common over recent years for homeowners to replace their concrete patios with something more attractive and easier to maintain such as a composite deck. Some may wonder if you can lay composite decking over concrete. The answer is yes but first we suggest you check with your local building office for any code requirements. Here are a few key factors to consider when building a deck over concrete.
04/05/2009 Manchester. Country: IMO use 2by2 tanalised timbers laid onto the patio wedged up to make level and allowing some drainage to take place and screw decking onto this. The weight of the boards will hold it flat. If you want to be ultrasure of preventing warping screw the 2by2s into the current concrete …Laying decking over an old patio02/06/2020Sink decking on existing raised patio base - advice please21/06/2014Wood decking over existing concrete slab patio22/11/2009laying decking on top of existing patio?30/05/2005
15/10/2015 Fiberon composite decking is available in a range of stunning colors that complement any space. It’s incredibly durable and best of all easy to maintain. Plus you can install Fiberon decking easily over a concrete patio (to create what is called a floating deck ) or on a rooftop space – provided you include a sleeper system.
17/12/2019 This is why with a little hard work and gumption you can transform your old concrete patio from a warzone into a comfort zone by installing a composite deck over the top of it. It isn’t an easy task but the end result is most definitely worth it. Composite decks are visually appealing to the eye. They’re friendly to the feet.
11/06/2020 Making a wooden deck over the existing patio in your backyard can be the best solution. The different material color and texture will give your patio a second life. Just don’t forget to seal your deck by applying two coats of polyurethane so that it will be a long-lasting one.