most of the time you will need to break the concrete apart using a sledge hammer or jack hammer and haul the debris away. some builders choose to build over the stoop instead. the first step to building over a concrete stoop is to install a ledger board on both sides of the stoop.
building a wooden deck over a concrete one step 1: materials, tools, etc. step 2: preparation, and installing runners and skirts. step 3: installing the floor boards and skirts for the staircase. step 4: railings. step 5: adding storage benches. step 6: finishing touches, enclosures, hindsight
to begin this project, we purchased a couple of 4-step stair stringers to put on the outside of the old steps. to make our stairs wider, we placed them about a foot out on either side of the stairs. to make our stairs wider, we placed them about a foot out on either side of the stairs.
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as you work the compound, regularly place a level on top of the concrete surface to make sure the slab is leveling out. using slower drying ready-mix cement will give you a little more time to perform this step. one of the things to watch out for when building a deck over a concrete slab is water drainage.
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position one fir strip against the concrete riser and one at the front edge of the step. apply a serpentine bead of construction adhesive to the back of each fir strip and press it into position.
timber decking on top of concrete step 1: marking out the batterns. we have simply marked on the ground where each battern will be step 2: setting the height of the batterns. step 3: fastening the batterns. pre drill with a 25mm spade bit 15-20mm deep. step 4: setting all the batterns. set the
add a bench swing or a few chairs to create another usable space in your home to congregate and enjoy. advertisement. dont let your concrete steps prevent you from adding a front deck. if your steps have a solid foundation and arent crumbling, you can actually build your deck right over it.