We could build the deck right on top of the current patio, pretty much the same size as the patio, which is feet by feet OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA The only One of the biggest changes now is that when you step out of the back door, instead of stepping down onto the patio IMG_ (Custom) you step straight
Aug , DIY concrete patio Up against the house we tied into the existing foundation and added a expansion joint between the house and new patio The rebar anchors will help keep the patio from sliding away from the house over time.
Read this article to find out how to lay a paver patio over a concrete slab in your yard without mortar using a sand base also extend the size of your patio, by digging out the soil around it and installing a proper gravel and sand bed, then screeding and tamping the sand across both the old and new areas to make it level.
May , The total floorspace in the area is about sq ft This pour constituted the last sq ft and the second largest pour of the four we ve made When finished, we plan to install a ceramic or natural stone tile (e.g slate) in the area For those of you considering pouring self leveling underlayment over large
Jun , The postage stamp patio wasn t big enough so we build a × ft deck first, then put ehe × ft screened in porch over that That gave us room on the The little curb on the outside was necessary because we were going over an existing concrete slab that was not on a foundation If we d made the
May , Paving veneer It is possible to add pavers over your existing concrete, so long as the finished height of the paving does not pose any hazards with drainage or walking The construction detail uses the concrete as a foundation, and the pavers are mortared to the concrete base Pay attention to how the
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 The deck is DONE Happy feet doin a jig Remember when it was just dirty old patio that looked like this And then we built a deck Shopped for inexpensive rugs, and
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!
Find out what you need to know about building a patio over or near buried utility lines in your yard streets, and sidewalks all the time but when installing a new patio or deck, it s very important to make sure you do it safely to avoid damaging any existing lines Patio floor after cleaning and scoring lines in concrete.
IMPORTANT Although the process and structure of building a porch foundation is similar to that of a backyard deck, your porch s foundation will be carrying significantly more As a general rule, concrete and wood don t mix so I almost always try to avoid mixing the two,i.e placing my posts directly into or onto concrete.
Jun , Best Paint For Concrete Floors Make sure that you are using a microfiber roller cover that has a nap for a really smooth finish (If you are doing a top coat you will need to buy of them.) How To Paint Concrete Floors Pour your paint onto the corner furthest away from your door I usually pour an
Watch this video to find out how to remove old deck boards and install new wood decking the right way so it will last Wooden decking that has rotted or deteriorated over time will need to be replaced Leave the deck boards longer than the deck, so they hang over the outer edge of the deck by several inches or more.