Consequently you have to dig a foundation build a basic form for the concrete and install the reinforcing bar structure. It is about 12 feet above ground level attached to the house and supported by 6×6 wooden beams.
Poured a footing 8 off the house.
How to build a raised concrete deck. Keep it at your side as you plan design and complete your own. So having never done a raised concrete deck i started sniffing around and came up with a plan. In order to determine the right depth of the foundation and the quantity of the needed rebars you have to talk to a qualified engineer.
Watch our step by step video showing how to build a raised deck with expert advice and top tips to help you complete the job with confidence. By john placerville ca i have a wood deck which needs replacing. Install the ledger first and.
Dig the holes for your posts make sure to go beyond the frost line. So we bolted a 2×12 ledger at the proper height to the slab. Replacing the concrete deck with wood could have been done in one of two ways.
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. Diy style step by step deck building construction guide framing menards deck hand rails ev. Double 2×12 beam sits on 6×6 posts every 4 on said footing.
How to build a outdoor wood deck by yourself in just 3 days. Can i replace the surface with a cement or stone patio surface somehow and still support it with wooden beams. Here s what i have.
Deck is just below slab level. Raised concrete patio ideas stamped with raised concrete deck elevated how to build a how to build a raised deck over concrete mycoffeepot org installing pavers over front porch concrete part 1 landscapers in how to build a raised patio with retaining wall blocks recognizealeader by brown color page 700. Brick ledge is three feet down.
Basic steps for building a raised deck the tl dr version foundation. You can buy a stair package for your raised deck at most home supply stores or you can build your own deck stairs following tutorials. Here s a handbook that outlines the best ways to build a high quality elevated deck.
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. They are simple to build and with a helper depending on the size of your deck you can do it in a weekend. Prepare your elevated deck stairs.
The first step of this project is to build the concrete entrance deck. No matter which option you choose you ll need to pour a concrete pad for the base of the stairs. Learn how to build a raised garden bed with concrete blocks aka cinder blocks with this super simple concrete block raised bed design and concrete blocks are also easy to work with and can be installed right over the top of grass or.