Re: Can u deck over existing concrete slab?41
Feb 12, 2019 12:11 pm
You can also check out WPC decking. A decent alternative to wooden deck at only a fraction of the cost (only few bucks per sq m for the material). Can be laid in DYI mode. Doesn't require waterproofing, etc.
Re: Can u deck over existing concrete slab?42
Mar 28, 2019 12:31 am
I have some photos, but will have to dig for them and post them a bit later.
Basically, I made stringers from pressure treated wood, then screwed those to the sides of the concrete steps. The treads fasten to the stringers and also rest on the concrete steps. Mine overhang by only about 10" on one side, so I didn't have to do anything else to add structure, just another stringer.
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