To improve the look of a concrete slab porch, and raise the level of the porch floor to keep rainwater from pooling, a layer of solid brick pavers can be added on top of the existing slab Here s how to go about it Jack up the porch roof and remove the columns resting on the slab Install temporary supports for the roof on the
Dec , In one implementation of the present invention, corrugated metal deck panels are attached to concrete structural beams to form a precast panel of the floor slab in its construction, placing the element(s) on structural supports and casting a thin topping slab over the slab portion for the final finished floor.
May , A precast concrete slab for forming a deck in a bridge superstructure has a chamfer on forward and trailing edges so that adjacent slabs can mate The slab is reinforced with bars which protrude laterally from the slab on opposite sides and which, in use, extend over support beams Selected bars are
Sep , You can see the garage slab on the right, the walkway between the garage and the main house in the narrow band in the middle, and then over on the left hand side is a tornado room (which is why it has a concrete floor within the footprint of the main house.) setting steel posts in residential construction.
To prep the decks we replaced a few of the really bad boards, then pressure washed everything If your deck Once all the upper areas were finished we started on the floor decking In the spring we plan to use Restore x on the concrete patio, so I ll give you an update then on how the decks held up over the winter.
Deck Benefits Quicker, easier construction, especially if raised above ground level Natural looking material Slightly cheaper depending on wood used be achieved with one size of paving but because the individual paving slabs are much shorter than deck boards, paving will always look slightly fussier than decking.
Installing beam on posts and piers with post bases Front Porch Slab Foundations Concrete front porch foundations usually consist of concrete poured at grade over a base material like stone or gravel Porch foundations from slabs don t have to be just at ground level Concrete slabs can be poured at any height and offer
May , Again, the level was aligned just like a floor joist so that the top of the floor joist sat flush with the top of the ledger Save This process continued for As you may remember, the crew planned the joist spacing at oc since they were installing a manufactured composite decking surface For traditional
Mar , A method of slab off grade building construction comprises digging a peripheral trench in expansive soil to a depth unaffected by moisture caused soil expansion, forming a The building foundation according to either claim or , wherein the slab is concrete on sheet metal decking .
The composite concrete and electrified metal decking floor of claim wherein each of said cover plates comprises (c) installing the cover plates over selected ones of the valleys in the decking with the lateral edges thereof engaging the grooves in adjacent side walls and with the two longitudinally extending legs
Mar , A steel and concrete secondary truss type framing member, steel deck concrete floor construction in which the top chord of the truss is formed in the shape of a (e) said closure members being disposed under said ridge portions of said decking so that concrete beneath said ridge portions is disposed over
We recruited my dad to help us build it, because he used to build decks as his job, and even HE was all Oh YES The plan was for my dad and Andy to work together over one weekend to build the deck, but one weekday while Andy was at work, my dad showed up with a trailer installing decking on top of deck joists
Watch this video to find out how to build a pressure treated wood deck on your home which includes a built in sandbox and child friendly step railings Several of these are loose over here The brick steps come down pretty easily, but those concrete slabs are more stubborn because they re reinforced with wire So we