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Building a Floating Deck | What Is a Floating Deck?

A floating deck is a deck that isn’t attached to a building and they “float” above the ground. Generally, floating decks are low to the ground and don’t require handrails or even staircases. They are sometimes called “grade-level” or “freestanding” decks because they’re built just above the ground level, or grade.【Get Price】

Building a Deck on Sloped GroundLearning Center

Head to the top of the slope and dig two holes in the foundation deep enough so that you can find solid soil, which may be down a foot or two, and 1 foot in diameter. The holes will help support a side of the deck. Next, place a deck post in the holes and measure the posts from the bottom to the deck’s height, accounting for one extra foot on.【Get Price】

DIY: You Can Have a Cool Floating Deck: Part 1 - Building Strong

Holy moly, you guys. We built a floating deck! It measures about 14 feet x 16 feet. Now that the deck is done, the next step is to build the pergola. Check back in a couple weeks for part two in this series for the tutorial on how to build a pergola using the Simpson Strong-Tie beautiful new Outdoor Accents™ hardware line.【Get Price】

Deck Code Guidelines for Guardrails and Stairway Railings

Low-rise decks: Also called ground-level or floating decks, low-rise decks do not rise more than 30 inches above the ground and thus are exempt from certain guardrail and baluster requirements. Another benefit is that low-rise decks often do not require a building permit. Rise: Rise is the vertical distance from one stair tread to another.【Get Price】

The Dangers of Using Railroad Ties in Landscaping

The main issue with railroad ties is the presence of creosote. Although an effective preservative against decay and insect damage, the substance has been banned for residential use due to its toxicity. Creosote is an oily by-product of the distillation of coal tar.【Get Price】

How to Build a DIY Floating Deck in a Sloped Backyard.

Jul 17, 2017 - This DIY floating deck rescued a neglected backyard that was nearly unusable. Follow along to see how this gorgeous outdoor space was built.【Get Price】

How to Build a Floating Deck - Bob Vila

Drawbacks of Floating Decks. A well-constructed floating deck adds style and comfort to a backyard, but it has a few possible downsides: Because floating decks sit low to the ground, there is an.【Get Price】

12 DIY Floating Deck Ideas - Backyard Decorating Ideas

4 of 12. DIY Railroad Tie and Concrete Floating Deck. To give your floating deck a country look with vintage charm, look no further than railroad ties which act as supports. It’s perfect for a garden or to accompany an adorable she shed. Get the tutorial at Daisy Mae Belle.【Get Price】

Railroad Tie and Concrete Block Deck - daisymaebelle.

The thought involved concrete blocks. First, I had to add a board to one of the railroad ties to make the 2 level. Home Depot cut it to 8′ 6″. The same size as the railroad tie that was going to act as the edge support for the deck. Then, I added a row of concrete blocks down the center of the 9′ area. Digging a bit out from under some of.【Get Price】

How to Build a DIY Floating Deck in a Sloped Backyard.

May 13, 2019 - This DIY floating deck rescued a neglected backyard that was nearly unusable. Follow along to see how this gorgeous outdoor space was built.【Get Price】

Building a 24' X 20' Deck on Steep Slope : 5 Steps (with.

concrete 200 90lb bags, sonotube, 3 - 6x12x24 girders ( beams) 3 - 4x6x16 posts , 12 - 4x4x8 posts, 32 - 2x12x16 joists, redwood decking, 48 3/4" nuts,98 washers, 4 - 8' sticks of all thread , 24- 10' sticks of galvanized pipe 1/2", pressure treating adhesive 4 cans, steel plates for post to girder connections, simpson concrete ties for footings, 50lb box 3in. gal. hot dip nails, box of deck.【Get Price】

Rail road ties for terraced hill in yard | Sloped backyard.

Jun 18, 2016 - This Pin was discovered by TotoSC Berlin. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest【Get Price】

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