I've built new sloped concrete decks over membranes before, with many years of trouble free use, but this is a renovation of a flat wood deck. This time, I'm thinking about putting a concrete surface on top of the existing cedar decking.
Then concrete polymer (also proven) and guaranteed to hold up better than reg. 4" concrete over time in an environment with movement ie. 2nd floor deck. May not be a good idea, but a sealed polymer will last way longer than standard 4" slab.
Reinforced concrete floor decks have become increasingly popular in homes over the last decade. In part, this is because consumers' interest in their advantages (strength, rigidity, durability, sound attenuation, and suitability for in-floor radiant heating and decorative concrete finishes) has steadily increased.
Find out how concrete floors are installed over a wood sub-floor. Tips on how to protect the floor from water leakage and moisture issues. For more on installing concrete over wood: https://www ...
Our idea was to go in the direction of deck construction rather than block construction, then put one of our cast-in-place overlay systems over the wood deck. Choosing a deck over block eliminated the need for large-scale excavation to pour footings.
Concrete resurfacing over wood or plywood substrates. During renovation and remodeling of existing buildings, more and more people are looking for ways to convert their existing wood or plywood subfloors into concrete floors. The daily temperature and humidity changes cause the wood floors to move and expand under stress.
This West Milford, N.J., home has more curb appeal thanks to a cast-in-place overlay system over a wood deck.Photos courtesy of Unique Concrete A couple of homeowners in West Milford, N.J., were looking to enhance the curb appeal of their house by enhancing the front entryway.
Question: We are building a 2-story condominium complex with concrete slab-on-grade. For the second story a foamed type of lightweight concrete is being used over plywood for sound absorption between floors. Please send us information regarding the proper chemical to use to achieve the proper mix for the lightweight concrete.
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Installing concrete overlays over a wood surface is tricky but it can be done. Find out how to this is done properly. ... Overlays over Wood Surfaces ... Another thing to consider is the stability of the wood deck or floor. Additional bracing or stabilization may be needed, especially on exterior raised decks.