building deck for existing patio

This short video will show you how to build deck over your patio and make it look How to Upgrade a Concrete Urban Patio - This Old House 

Fabulous decks and patios to turn your home into an outdoor getaway. Build a deck right over an old, ugly patio for a beautiful backyard upgrade!: Build a deck 

Where local building codes allow this practice, you can bolt a patio overhead's posts directly to existing deck beams, joists, or other heavy structural members.

Building a wooden deck this way does offer the advantage of not needing to worry In our case we just had an old wood skirt that had been attached to the my options - one is to cover in decking, the other is to lay a concrete patio over it.

Decks and patios are great for outdoor entertaining. to add a deck from the ground up, as well as how to upgrade your existing patio. How to Build a Deck.

My husband Harrison and I have wanted to change out our patio floor since the day we bought the house. Ripping up concrete and building a deck seemed like 

This situation is common in many pool, patio and porch designs. video to see how easy it is to install our deck tiles over an old concrete patio: 

Building a wood deck over a concrete slab General Questions. So we have a slab with a huge crack as a patio. From the guy who built a huge deck, singlehandedly, partly over existing concrete and partly over a new 

It's quite a drop off there on the manhole side. If it were me, the priority would be to build steps of some kind there--or a railing. Anything that is 

Our house came with a 10' x 10' patio slab. We extended ours to make it approximately 10' x 20'. These patio cover plans assume that the existing structure is 

Along those lines, I thought it might make our ugly ol' patio look prettier to build a new deck on it. I didn't expect it to serve any purpose except look good, but as