Pavers on Top of Wood Deck? Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by JimLewis, Apr 26, 2012. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic. from Beaverton, OR. If you can get some 1.5" pavers that would be the trick to saving some weight, and also use the alliance concrete overlay sand.
It is a precast concrete product which greatly reduces the toil and drudgery of maintaining a wood deck. These pavers are reinforced with a welded wire mesh and actually span the deck joists. Dekstone , elegant and luxurious, adds lasting value and beauty where ever it is installed commercial or residential, urban or rural locales.
The stone pavers add about 20 pounds of dead load per square foot to the deck, compared with a more typical 10 pounds per square foot for wood or plastic decking. While 2x8 framing may seem undersized even at 12 inches on-center, the joists span only 6 feet or so, thanks to a large bearing beam located in the middle of the span.
A stone paver deck requires traditional wood framing over which the modular grating panels are secured by screws. The two different deck projects below show exactly how this will look before and after.
The StoneDeks Silca System substructure with Travertine pavers were an answer to the ongoing upkeep problems we had with our old wood deck. The SilcaGrate was very simple to install, and I did it myself with the help of 2 of my children, ages 12 and 14.
Instant Paver Deck on Wood Frame - Deck Paver Project . Easily install a stone paver deck on a new or repaired wood frame deck. The construction project shows how pavers can now be used on wood frames opening a world of .
Wood decks can be covered in stone or pavers. Image: Lucas Allen/Lifesize/Getty Images Old wood decks can be renovated in a number of ways, ranging from stripping down the wood and refinishing it to completely revamping the entire structure to include pavers similar to what you would find on a patio.
They weigh more and there are extra framing costs, but stone pavers are cheaper than composite decking and can be installed quickly, this pro says in an article for PROFESSIONAL DECK BUILDER.
Before you move forward with installing outdoor tile over a wood deck, however, you need to consider a few things to make certain your deck is up for the job. Before installing outdoor tile over wood deck, assess the current condition.
IPE Deck Tiles Features. IPE Deck Tiles are designed for constructing raised wood decks over exterior surfaces such as rooftops, terraces and plazas, in both residential and commercial applications.
was considering how to put brick pavers over my wood deck in a sound way? i have sturdy, 2 ft high deck floored with 2 x10's and is looking tired but in great shape, 20 yrs old but level and no rot.
Pavers over a Wood Deck The first thing to remember is that adding pavers over an existing wood frame is going to increase the weight its carrying considerably. In order to support the weight of the pavers you must consider the span of the deck joists.
Instant Paver Deck on Wood Frame - Deck Paver Project. Easily install a stone paver deck on a new or repaired wood frame deck. The construction project shows how pavers can now be used on wood frames opening
He doesn't like the way his wood deck looks like, but does like the look of brick pavers. He would like me to tear down the railings around the deck and build benchs out of rumble rock, and install pavers over the top of his wood deck.
Because the dead load for masonry pavers is greater than that for wood or composite decking, the span tables in the IRC are of little use. The rest of the structure was a hybrid of standard deck framing and house framing. A sleeve dropped over the 4x4 finishes off the job.
Re: Elevated Wood Frame Deck With EP Henery Pavers In It. This is a change up deal,something different not unlike the tile idea, same kinda problems money,span,drainage , conection and down the road problems.
A stone paver deck can be installed over a wood frame. If you are like most people you probably thought deck pavers could only be installed at ground level over 12"-18" of granular stone. Turns out stone is a great material obviously for its durability.