Most building codes specify how far a masonry patio should be from a home s siding, and you may need to install flashing to keep water away from the house Concrete Condition If the concrete slab is broken or in terrible shape, you might be better off ripping it up and starting over Not for Driveways In general, this isn t a
We ve been making over our ugly ol patio as part of Home Depot s Patio Challenge GUESS WHAT The deck is DONE Happy feet doin a jig One question with an outdoor rug (which I m fairly certain my husband will never see the purpose in buying) is it better on a wooden deck than a cement patio We have a
May , In the diagram above you see mention of a concrete pad It s important to have something solid at the bottom so the stairs don t just sit on the ground which will erode over time While building the stairs, the guys also built a concrete form and poured a small concrete pad Save This pad had two footers
Jan , See how to build a tiered walk out wooden pallet deck for under Pallets are very strong and weather resistant in many cases, which is why they are perfect for outdoor use Second And in the beginning, if any of my fears has come to light over the next couple of years, the investment was .
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Watch this video to find out how to remove old deck boards and install new wood decking the right way so it will last Replace or shim up any sagging joists before installing the new decking Align the Leave the deck boards longer than the deck, so they hang over the outer edge of the deck by several inches or more.
Aug , I have always thought our slab patio was boring but I vacillated between tearing it up and starting over, which would ve been super expensive, or going with it as is I knew couldn t afford to start over but I couldn t figure out how I could love the going with it option either so for a really long time, I did nothing.
May , In the space seen here, the patio feels more like a lookout to the lower terrain in the background The wall, which looks to be a veneer over concrete, acts as an intermediate visual frame between the private patio space and the exposed landscape beyond Don t want to commit to building a wall Try a trellis
Aug , Finally, in October , the push I had needed to build the porch occurred when a large hole developed in the top left corner of the pediment over the I have gotten bids for a concrete patio and retaining wall around the pool and under the existing deck but had not worked on the pricing for the porches!