Enclosing an existing covered porch with screen simply requires you to build a stud wall or walls along the open sides to create surfaces for attaching the We build the walls on the ground so we can nail the studs to the plates from the top and bottom, so fewer nails are visible How to Repair Rotten Porch Flooring an.
Porch skirting will hide the most unappealing portion of your front porch, the area between the floor and the ground Black vinyl skirting is very popular and it looks great under porches or decks Nailing up some wood lattice panels may do the trick but with very little extra effort you can save yourself a lot of grief later.
A joist hanger is a metal bracket used to hold floor joist end without compromising its structural loading The U shape bracket is attached using hardened nails or specially designed structural screws Joist hangers come in many sizes to support different dimensional sizes of lumber and I joists and have almost four times the
Dec , Okay so I promised I would share with you my how to on our porch floors So here goes DIY Plywood Floors We started with sheets of CDX plywood original sub floor To stay with the aged look I didn t even fill the nail holes It will leave the floor uneven and too heavily coated in white paint We used a
Watch this video to find out how to remove and replace rotten or damaged trim boards around the base of a square wood column Nail Boards to Column Attach the new base boards to the column using corrosion resistant (galvanized or stainless steel) finishing nails Replacing rotten porch flooring with new flooring.
May , Once we had fit all the planks down, we used a pneumatic nail gun to drive nails in, and tried to be pretty regular about where we put them Tip Since we were going for a rustic look, we tried to get the boards to fit together as tightly as we could, but we didn t sweat it too much And when we nailed them
Dec , Painting stripes on concrete floor Big huge thanks to Sherwin Williams for my free porch and floor enamel First, I washed down the concrete with warm soapy water and then rinsed with a that too, so we took the time to just do it He cut everything on the miter saw and I nailed it all in with the nail gun.
Attaching a metal post bracket to a concrete slab It s not that difficult to attach a wood handrail post to a concrete walk, patio or porch slab Here s how Use lag bolts or screws to attach the metal post bracket to the concrete Insert the wood post in the post bracket, and screw or nail it in place Watch this video to find out
Apr , adding a beadboard ceiling to a porch He tapped nails in the sides of the x s and then we cut wire and strung it from one side to the other, holding the insulation in place It s so lightweight that putting the beadboard on top will not Put some sort of screening under the floor Since the boards are not
Porch Floor Cleaning the concrete porch floor, and staining it with concrete stain Light Fixtures Replacing the Danny Lipford OK, good Joe Truini Nails and screws are now sold in these one pound boxes, which is great because they re affordable, and if you only need to buy a few screws or nails, this is the way to go.
I should probably point out that the porch floor pitches and has sagged too, but not so much that I am super, overly concerned with it (Plus, that d absolutely be a whole nother can One nail toenailed to assembly s beam and one through the raking rafter tight to the sidewall of the house (In the end, I added additional ?
Join two fascia boards together over a rafter or joist at a ° angle by setting your circular saw to degrees, then cutting square across the width of the board Attach New Fascia Board Trial fit the new fascia board in place, and attach it with penny galvanized or stainless steel finishing nails Caulk and Paint New Fascia
Oct , Matching up with the chalk line, reaching the center of the joist You can see on the non tongue and groove side of the plywood, joints are made in the center of the joists Step Diagram Step Instructions We consulted the manufacturer of our floor joists for nailing recommendations Nails need to be d,