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Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One : 6 Steps (with ...
Replacing the concrete deck with wood could have been done in one of two ways: completely demolish the concrete porch and build a 100% wooden one in its place, or use the concrete as a base and just add wood on top of it. Since our concrete was in good condition and would offer a solid base we decided to keep it and just cover it all with wood.
How to Attach a Wood Post to Concrete | Today's Homeowner
Attaching a wood post to a deck’s concrete footing, a concrete walkway, patio or porch slab is easy. Here’s how to do it. To attach a wood handrail post to concrete: Mark the location of the holes in a metal post bracket on the concrete.
Best Practices for Attaching Wood to Concrete | Concrete Decor
The following is a breakdown of the pros and cons of four versatile fasteners most often used for attaching wood to concrete. Cut nail Nails. The easiest approach is simply to nail the wood to the concrete. Two common nail options are shown below: the cut nail and the concrete nail. The cut nail has a square, tapered shape with a square tip.
DIY: Turning a Cement Porch Into a Wood Deck - Catz in the ...
First, I washed the deck with some wood deck cleaner, just to remove any leftover residue from processing. Next, I masked off my house and pillars and put down a couple of thin coats of waterproofing deck stain (getting that stuff into the cracks between the boards is a PAIN – if anyone knows a good way to do that, please do share!).
Covering An Existing Concrete Porch With Wood - Part 1 ...
My brother and I only got halfway done with what I had hoped to accomplish yesterday, but we learned a lot along the way. The big picture goal here is that I’ll be covering my existing concrete front porch with wood so that I can stain it and it will look like a traditional wood front porch. But you can’t just put wood porch/deck boards directly onto concrete. First, you have to attach ...
Install a Composite Deck Over Concrete |
Installing a Multi-Color Deck Over Concrete. If you’re installing two different colors of boards for your deck, then you can screw the accent color boards into place temporarily to act as guides for the primary color boards. To cover the ends of the sleepers, install deck fascia board.
How to anchor post to concrete | HowToSpecialist - How to ...
After you ensure the post anchors are locked into position, you could proceed to installing the wooden posts. Consequently, in order to anchor a post to concrete, you need to paint its bottom section with wood primer, as to make sure it will resist against moisture. Sand the bottom section with a band sander, it it doesn’t fit in the anchors.
How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio (DIY)
Installing deck boards over sleepers is just like installing them over standard deck framing. We began with the darker “accent” boards, screwing them into place temporarily to act as guides for the “field” boards. When we reached the end of the deck, we removed the center divider board and cut it to final length.