15 May 2005 Article about extending an existing deck by installing new posts and adding a row of deck joists. Tight Squeeze: This 3-year old house had a decent deck when it was built, but after the homeowners installed a hot tub, there wasn't much deck space left. . using a Makita 12 volt impact driver, which is quite capable of driving these lags. It's also much faster than using conventional lag bolts, pre-drilling the holes and using a mechanic's ratchet wrench to tighten them.
A deck handrail is a basic safety feature that can improve both the appearance and the usability of your outdoor deck. deck handrails are typically constructed.
I have a 12' x 24' wood deck that has 6" posts at the corners and each side of the steps off the deck. I want to put a roof over the deck (roof only, no side If you can afford them and you can find them, you should replace the existing posts with ones that are high enough to attach the roof to them. on each side you should have a post midway Then you may need to add posts between what is there now to support the additional weight of the roof. It may be advisable to have a contractor
Before you decide to add on to an existing deck you should talk to your local building department. This may not be allowed in your area for a number of reasons. You may want to bring a few pictures of the existing deck along to help explain your situation. The inspector will usually want to review the permit and inspection records for the existing deck and may call for an as built framing inspection to verify the condition of the deck before issuing a permit. Most decks are not built with a
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If your house came with a deck that's simply not big enough to accommodate your gatherings, you have two choices: You can tear out the old one and build a new structure or you can attach an extension. Here we address attaching an extension, which is the simpler solution of the two. A deck extension is not difficult to build. Essentially it is an added section supported by part of the existing structure. The new section can either be a step up or a step down. Another possibility is to
29 Aug 2011 A deck handrail is a basic safety feature that can improve both the appearance and the usability of your outdoor deck. deck handrails are typically constructed of wood and consist of a post and rail system, with decorative balusters to fill the open space between posts. Handrails can be constructed in any number of styles, but a basic handrail can be installed by the average do-it-yourselfer. If your deck is without a handrail, you will require only some basic tools and a
22 Feb 2013 The new deck looks like it's added onto the existing, but it's really just right next to the old one with a little bridge frame built between them. This allo
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How to Extend An existing deck, Expand An Old deck, Make A deck Bigger By adding More Posts And Joists.
one of the great joys of decking is its flexibility. As your needs change, you might start thinking your initial deck is too small and feel that you want to extend it. This is simply a matter of adding on another sub-frame. If your extension runs over a downward slope, you can accommodate the change of level by adjusting the length of the joist support posts - and maybe installing a set of steps to lead down to the garden. to extend your deck up a slope, you can start the new sub-frame on top
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You could consider widening or lengthening the deck on its current level. Many people like to add new levels to the deck, connected by stairs. This latter method is best when you're worried that the new decking material won't match the old (and if the old deck is weathered at all, it likely won't). By putting the new deck on a different level, it makes the transition less jarring and unsightly. The new level also doesn't have to be separated by a whole flight of stairs -- one or two steps will be
Designate on your plans the end or rim joists -- which run perpendicular to your house or parallel at the far end of the existing deck, respectively -- that can serve as junctions to a step-up or a step-down platform addition, or even a same-level addition. Draw a rectangle representing the addition, such that it shares a joist with the current deck. Add locations for support posts, indicated by circles noted on the overhead view, confirming these locations with your architect or engineer.
I have a 12 x 10 deck. the deck comes off the house 12' and is 10' wide. I would like to add on the deck and make it 18' off house x 16' wide. My question.
7 Apr 2016 This video will provide you with a few illustrations and three-dimensional images on how you can attach the roof framing for a home addition to an existing house with a sloped roof. Later we will I have a small rancher and was thinking about adding on but want to go wider than the existing gable end which is 28 feet. Can I safely cut open the underlying plywood sheating between the joists on the underlying pre-existing roofs where additions were built over???