Aug 9, 2017 . The whole process of building wood steps over concrete porch steps was way easier than I expected, and made such a dramatic difference. . my hope is that, by sharing photos of the process, my dear readers, or your contractors, can mimic the process and recreate the same look for your concrete steps
Careful planning of the finished deck layout will result in better looking finished projects. Fiberon composite deck boards are made to mimic the varied colors and grains of wood. Before you start installing your deck, it's helpful to lay out the aesthetic pattern you want considering the wood tone variations and various grain..
You could only do this if there is sufficient space between the existing slab and your door (otherwise the flooring would prevent the door from opening). You would then place your wood porch flooring over the sleepers. Another option of course, is to remove the concrete entirely and rebuild the porch from the ground up
Mar 19, 2010 . Whatever your reasons, adding a wood floor to your concrete porch is a fairly simple operation. . This will mark the spot for your pilot hole in the concrete. . For tongue-and-groove flooring, install according to manufacturer's instructions; typically each piece will be butted snugly to the piece next to it
Jul 24, 2015 . Concrete, tile, cypress, IPE. there are many flooring considerations when designing your porch. . Filling in X's on a form can no way tell you how magnificent and beautiful my front porch will be for a very long time. .. The best place to use tile is on concrete slab since tile needs a really rigid foundation
Nov 5, 2016 . How to Install Capped Composite Decking Over Concrete. When temperatures start to rise and the sun makes its appearance in spring, improving your back yard can truly create added value and enhance the look and feel of your space. If you have a concrete patio that you want to transform into a more..
No, Sarah, you don't have to put up with that boring concrete front porch. You can have one that looks as nice as this. All this homeowner did is to clean the front porch concrete thoroughly and then applied a coat of concrete paint. There's so many different colors that you can find one that'll compliment the colors of your..
To give your drab concrete porch a wonderful tile facelift, follow the steps of the DIYNetwork.com masonry experts. . If installing tile on sealed concrete, it will be necessary to grind the surface down before starting so the thin-set will bond. . Lay a piece of crack isolation membrane over the area and cut it to size (Image 1)
Mar 28, 2007 . Hey, some of you have been ignoring our great deck how-tos because you think you can't build a deck over your patio slab. . his patio area took on a remarkable transformation, and we came up with a solution that can be a benefit to many who would love to have a deck in place of their concrete patio slab
Jul 25, 2016 . How To Build a Deck Over An Ugly Cement Stoop . We chose a composite decking surround as we liked the low-maintenance factor and wood look. Read on for details on how we transformed our old, rough concrete stoop into a beautiful backdoor landing, and make sure to check out my helpful hints at..