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Bifold doors and patio with zero threshold | Mumsnet

My glazier and builder are saying I have two options -either a sill for my aluminium doors and a step down to a stone (or similar) patio or if I want zero threshold / step I have to do decking or composite on top of the sill (to bring up the height).if I put something in top of the sill it must be porous so cannot be patio. I like patio. My only other option is a lead lined drainer beneath.【Get Price】

DIY Steps for Building a Deck Over a Patio Slab: The Low Down.

To get the height of the joists subtract the thickness of the decking from the distance between the top of the slab and the bottom of the patio door threshold. In our case this was 2-1/2 inches. You will probably need a minimum of 1-1/2 inches to do this project. Anything greater than that is a bonus.【Get Price】

Should I Build a Low Level Deck Over an Existing Concrete.

The Titan Deck Foot Anchor™ could possibly be the best approach for building a low-level deck with your space and height restriction. It is the lowest ground anchor system on the market--a secure system for decks as low as 2". You would also have to remove some of the grade to use this solution.【Get Price】

Deck Over Concrete Patio | DIY Home Improvement Forum

Deck Over Concrete Patio. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 11 of 11 Posts. R. redhermes · Registered. Joined Jun 16 2008 · 18 Posts . Discussion Starter · #1 · Jun 16 2008. Hello to all I just found this forum and I am excited about what looks to be a gr.【Get Price】

Deck or Patio Which is better for you? – Decks By E3

If your door threshold is less than two feet from grade then both a raised deck or patio will work with your house. But the height of your platform will have some implications for you. Patios being ground level allows for more privacy with fences and trees. On the other hand a raised deck allows for a slightly better view with a raised elevation. The extra foot or two allowing a clear eye.【Get Price】

Minimum height of threshold at deck | The Building Code Forum

I believe the code states that a maximum of 7.75" is allowed when the door is set so it swings over the upper landing but I'm not sure what the minimum allowed is as well as if the fall of the deck (the 1/4:12) will pose a problem. I know the normal minimum rise for a stair is 4" and I think if a door is swinging out over a lower landing the maximum is 1/2" although I was having trouble.【Get Price】

Decking over existing patio | Screwfix Community Forum

I’m laying a deck over my concrete slab I call a patio at the moment. You’ll prob want 47x100m 4.8m c24 joists spaced every 400m centre to centre and noggins in between. Rather than messing around with concreting posts you might be better off using some adjustable joist cradles to raise the deck from the ground to the desired height.【Get Price】

How to Build a Wood Deck Over a Concrete Patio | Hunker

Secure the first sleeper at the high point. Working your way out from there use shims to create a flat plane. Drill pilot holes a maximum of 24 inches apart along the sleeper using a hammer drill to drill through the wood and into the concrete ¼ inch to ½ inch deeper than the length of your screws.【Get Price】

Height of Deck Against Door Threshold

I am looking to install privacy screens on my concrete patio. I just want to put up two 6x6 posts with Titan Wood Post Anchors either 35 or 70 apart Read More. Total height of low level ground level deck. Apr 28 20 11:17 AM. I am building a 10'x12'deck (not attached to a ledger board). My plan was to pour concrete footings then run doubled.【Get Price】

Should I Build a Low Level Deck Over an Existing Concrete.

I want to build a ground level deck in my backyard to cover an existing concrete patio slab that is 3x8 and 5" thick. I am having trouble figuring out how to cover the patio slab since I only have 2-½" from the slab to the bottom of the threshold.【Get Price】

Install a Ground-level deck over a concrete patio

If you have a crumbling concrete patio that needs replacing you should consider installing a deck using Fiberon® composite decking 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 patio or on a rooftop space on a sleeper system.【Get Price】

decking on existing patio | Screwfix Community Forum

He wants a timber deck built over an existing patio done loads of decks before but never on a hardstanding! The issue is there is only enough height between the patio and the patio door cill to accomodate 4x2" joists and a deck board (32mm) on top. if i.【Get Price】

Threshold Drain - ACO

ACO Threshold Drain comes complete with either a silver or black aluminium Heelguard grating suitable for pedestrian traffic. The discreet system has a width of 60mm and is available in 1m lengths. With a range of accessories available from corner units to vertical outlets it is now possible to use as part of a modern patio drainage system【Get Price】

How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio (DIY)

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 heave” can raise the slab without damaging the threshold.【Get Price】

How to Build a Deck: Prevent Rot at the Patio Door

There’s no magic number but I would recommend a minimum of 2 in. from the top of the decking to the bottom of the patio door threshold. I opted for 3-1/2 in. Many doors have a sill or threshold that needs to be supported so don’t forget to install a kick plate under the door.【Get Price】

Deck Height (compared to threshold) - Houzz

We are having a deck built and a question of deck height in relation to the sliding door threshold which leads to the deck has arisen. What is the recommended drop in height if there is a recommendation for the deck surface as compared to the threshold one is walking through to reach the deck? Our builder recommended that the deck be a minimum of 3 to 4 inches lower than the threshold to.【Get Price】

Decking on my existing patio | DIYnot Forums

I want to deck over our existing patio by laying the foundation joists over the patio. However after browsing around on the net it looks like I might have to lift the patio and concrete posts in to support the foundation joists. My questions are: - Is it best to lift the existing patio or can I just lay the foundation grid over the top?【Get Price】

How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio – Handyman Official.

Before! A badly damaged concrete deck slab This was the ultimate bad patio: severely cracked and cratered some areas raised by frost others sunken after 50 years of settling. Originally it was tiled then the tile was chiseled off and the pockmarked surface got a coat of paint. Luckily we’ve got some great outdoor【Get Price】

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