laying decking over grass

Will Grass Grow Below Deck? - DecksGo

24 May 2009 Do I need to do anything to the existing grass I will be building over top of, or will it eventually die due to lack of sunlight. I don't want grass poking through Apr 22, 2017. Rating star, grass does grow under decks by: Anonymous Contrary to some advice I have read here, grass WILL GROW UNDER A DECK. Digging out the existing grass, laying down landscape fabric & covering that with gravel of some kind is the only solution that I have found that actually works. 【Get Price】

Building Ground-Level Decking : DIY Extra – DIY Guides

21 Feb 2013 If you are building your deck over grass or soil, you will need to prepare the ground before you start. If the deck is going to sit on flat concrete or an area of paving slabs, no footings or foundations will be needed, but you may need to use some thin timber offcuts to pack out one or more of the corners to make it completely level. 1. Using a tape measure and a handful of wooden pegs or stakes, mark out the area of the deck on the ground. Use the pegs to show where  【Get Price】

How to lay a deck - Julian Cassell's DIY Blog

22 Jan 2012 Kits are usually supplied with fixings, but even if they are, I'd urge you to consider buying a pack of what I consider to be the best decking screws on the market – More information in my 'decking screws' guide. In this example, I've laid the deck over grass, but if you're laying it over an old patio or area of concrete, then there is clearly no need to remove such an ideal foundation for your deck. Most decking kits are designed so that very little cutting is required, but where  【Get Price】

How to Build a Floating Deck Over Your Grass Hunker

27 Oct 2009 A floating deck is a type of deck that sits on top of the ground. You do not have to dig large holes, pour concrete footings, sink posts or fasten beams. Wooden joists sit directly on concrete piers, with the decking screwed directly to the joists. Using thick 2-by-6 inch treated lumber allows you to need only one type of wood for both the joists and for the decking. The elimination in steps and materials saves both time and money. 【Get Price】

Wickes How To Lay Decking online tutorial - YouTube

18 Feb 2013 How To Lay decking - DIY At Bunnings - Duration: 5:43. Bunnings Warehouse 30,904 views · 5:43. decking Sub Floor over Concrete & Paving - Duration: 2:04. No Nail decking 254,283 views · 2:04 · How to Build a Ground Level Deck (Father & Son Project) - Duration: 6:55. Dr. Stewart Productions 19,109 views · 6:55. How to Make a Deck with Composite decking - Duration: 13:28. Ron Hazelton 172,164 views · 13:28 · How to Build a DIY Deck with Bench Seats  【Get Price】

Wickes How To Lay Decking online tutorial - YouTube

18 Feb 2013 I used to use wickes till one Saturday I was nearly knocked over by two of their staff riding like idiots on a forklift. the more mature staff who are under 35 were working on the till. their timber was either cracked or warped so I gave up and went to Jewsons.?. Read more. Show less. Reply 1. Lyndon Pope1 year ago. Is this a deck or a raft. I hope you don't get strong winds there.?. Read more. Show less. Reply 9 10. Loading View reply. View reply. Hide replies. 【Get Price】