Laying a wooden terrace on a concrete slab
The wooden terrace is a must in the garden. It naturally has its place outside and adapts well to other building materials. We explain how to lay a wooden terrace on a concrete slab!
Plan de l'article
- How to make a wooden terrace on a concrete slab?
- Quote terrace 🙂 3 tips for installing a wooden deck on a concrete slab
- Quote terrace 🙂 What is the price to install a wooden deck on a concrete slab?
How to make a wooden terrace on a concrete slab?
To put in place a wooden terrace, several possibilities are at your disposal:
To be read in addition : Different types of decoration
#1: the technique of the lambourdes
It consists in placing slats that are fixed on the concrete slab .
Slats are disconnected from the floor: strips can be used that can be sold from material suppliers. We do not have to put them everywhere: we can simply eliminate them under the attachment points .
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After the slats are installed, the wooden deck blades are put in place.
Comment: You will need to consider the thickness of the slats in your drawing plan ! This is important when you have constraints thick (pool borders, terrace…).
#2: stud techniques
It consists in placing the studs on the surface to be covered .
Studs serve as a support for the lambourdes.
They must have a “ margin ” in terms of height .
Comment: Generally, we use lambourdes directly placed instead. However, the technique of studs (for example, concrete) to install a wooden terrace in the garden .
You now have an overview of the installation… Before you get started , take note of these tips !
Quote terrace 🙂 3 tips for installing a wooden deck on a concrete slab
Here are three tips for successfully installing a wooden terrace on a concrete slab .
Tip 1: Check the condition of the tile
Is your paving degraded ?
If it is very degraded, you may need to demolish it !
If he has holes the size of a fist or tennis ball, it is always catching ..
Holes can accumulate water. They can also testify to a poorly constructed support: steels too close to the surface, insufficient thickness .
So, if the structure is affected… better to break than to endanger the structure.
Terrace Quote 🙂 Tip 2: Check the slope
When we make an outer slab, we give a slopeof the order of 1% to drain rainwater .
If the slope is not enough , you will irretrievably have an accumulation of water on the slab.
You can then compensate the surface with a regrinding mortar , although these are self-leveling…
In fact, make sure that the tile is “ at least flat ”, and there are no “ holes ” that can accumulate water.
Tip 3: Choose a suitable wood class!
Choose a class of wood that is suitable for outdoor use .
Exotic woods are often used forslats and blades , asthey hold very welloutside .
The only constraint is their cost, which is quite high .
Before building, do not hesitate to visit a material dealer, he can recommend woodsuitable for external use .
And if you do not feel building your wooden terrace on your own, you can apply fora business .
But what price does she make? Let’s see that in the next paragraph!
Quote terrace 🙂 What is the price to install a wooden deck on a concrete slab?
On the “ material ” side, prices vary from Single todouble depending onthe essence of the wood you choose.
On the “ work ” side you need to count a “ 20 groin of m2” per day. Knowing that a worker will cost you within 40-50 euros an hour.
Note that clip systems are often in demand because they do not see the screws … However, they are longer to lay…
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