decking materials on top of existing patio

Can You Put Composite Decking Over Existing Treated Lumber.

If your deck is new enough, you can reinforce a pressure-treated pine frame by adding extra joists. Most decks are built with the joists spaced by about 16 to 24 inches apart. Measure the original joists and use this measurement to cut new ones to the appropriate length.【Get Price】

decking materials on top of existing patio

Building a Roof Over a Deck or Patio | HomeTips. Where local building codes allow this practice, you can bolt a patio overhead’s posts directly to existing deck beams, joists, or other heavy structural members. Or, you can lag-screw through post bases and decking into the top of a deck joist or beam.【Get Price】

How to Lay Pavers Over an Existing Wood Deck | eHow

Prepare the deck. Cut down sheets of 5/8-inch-thick plywood to fit across the installation area. Drill them into place and mount them to the deck planks below. Cover the deck with one row, and then add another row on top of that.【Get Price】

Decking on my existing patio | DIYnot Forums

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 flags. dextrous, 27 Apr 2009【Get Price】

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