replacing a cement front porch with a deck

Features, Benefits and Technical Details

Concrete footing forms like the Sakrete concrete form at right (available at Home Depot) are ideal for pouring concrete footings for porch foundations They usually come in foot lengths are are Here s a novel way to install almost instant piers for your front porch or deck No muss, no fuss, and you can start building the

Watch this video to learn how to build deck handrails for a wooden deck the easy way, along with the proper rail height, baluster spacing, and post placement Danny Lipford Once you ve completed installing deck boards on your deck, you ll want to add handrails We re using our deck foundation posts for the rail posts,

Before I could install my final section of half round gutter, I needed to jack up a porch roof just where it met the house Here s How I So, I found myself having to jack up one corner of our front, side porch roof Using a scrap piece of DuRock cement board, I cranked the jack up to give it pressure enough to hold it in place.

Mar , Local building codes vary, but pretty much anywhere, if you have a deck or porch or more above ground level (lower in some areas), a railing is required, as is a handrail along the The building has a porch across the front, and the porch is in decent shape it appears to have been re built not long ago.

Jun , Does the Sherwin Williams Floor Deck Enamel work on basement concrete floors Our house Any easy tips on removing old concrete paint and repainting The paint I I recently painted (stenciled) my front concrete porch and walkway with an exterior latex porch and floor paintit looks gorgeous