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How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio Family Handyman

(depending on the thickness of your decking and whether or not you put spacers under the sleepers). So any door thresholds adjoining the patio must be at least that far above the concrete. If not, this project won't work for you. If you live in a climate where the ground freezes, allow an extra 1/2 in. so that seasonal “frost 【Get Price】

Installing a Ground-Level Deck - the Natural Handyman

Tips for installing a ground level deck. An alternative to deck blocks is to use rectangular patio blocks, laid underneath the corners of the deck and at 4' to 6' intervals directly on the ground. As with any project, preparation is key when you're creating a quality composite deck for your family to enjoy for years to come. 【Get Price】

Steps to Build a Ground-Level Deck at The Seventrust

Trim deck straight line - Build Ground-Level Deck. ? Snap a chalk line to mark a straight cutting line. Trim decking to length with a circular saw. ? Approximate time: 15-30 minutes 【Get Price】

Decks.com. Ground Level Deck

In some cases a composite decking warranties may be voided if installed too close to the ground. Generally, if a deck is less than 12 inches above the ground, the Some builders build ground level decks directly on top of existing concrete patios using sleepers. Ground Level Deck. Here is an example of a ground level 【Get Price】

Getting on Deck: High-performance options for composite decking

May 30, 2014 Additionally, composite decking with fully encapsulated wood fibers can have direct ground contact and still withstand moisture and insects. The water- and insect-resistant deck boards enabled the county to extend a 3.7-m (12-ft) wide ramp directly into the Rainbow River without worries of degradation. 【Get Price】

The Blog - A Contractor's Perspective – Deck Details Matter

May 1, 2014 One common offender I see a lot is fascia that comes in direct contact with the lawn or ground. This installation practically guarantees that the fascia will be damaged by water or weed whackers. To prevent this and to give our decks a more finished look, we always install concrete curbs directly underneath 【Get Price】