decking over patio advice

I'm often asked by clients if they would be better off with a patio or a deck for their garden. There isn't a definitive answer as to which is better because it depends on your location, tastes and lifestyle needs. But there are pros and cons to each which will help you decide. Here are some of the main things to consider:

Patios and Decks: The Similarities. Both patios and decks are outdoor or backyard spaces that define activity areas and guide you from one space to another. Other traits they share: A cover or pergola can be built over either for shade or privacy. An outdoor kitchen can be located on a patio or deck.

DIY Advice: paving over wooden decking, can it be done? The house I'm about to take possession of has a patio in two parts, being a 3m x 8m concrete and brick structure, and a 2m x 5m wooden deck, with (I think) concrete stumps. I have to get rid of the deck, it's ugly and it's a fire risk, which is important.

Hello, I'm building a ground level deck and after having some mixed advice I'm not sure whether to lay the decking onto slabs positioned strategically around (which themselves would be bedded on gravel) or just cover the whole area with

Hello everyone, I want to deck over our existing patio by laying the foundation joists over the patio. However, after browsing around on the net it

Read this article to find out how to lay a paver patio over a concrete slab in your yard without mortar using a sand base.

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