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Adding a roof over a concrete porch is a way to enhance the outdoor sitting area. Whether that structure is fully enclosed or a basic roof covering, it will need some type of vertical posts for support. Using a metal bracket that is mechanically conn

Adding a roof over a concrete porch is a way to enhance the outdoor sitting area. Whether that structure is fully enclosed or a basic roof covering, it will need some type of vertical posts for support. Using a metal bracket that is mechanically connected to the concrete slab will hold the post rigidly in place. It is recommended to use a rot resistant wood post so you will not have to repair or replace the main supports after years of exposure to the outside elements.

Skill level:Moderately Challenging

Things you need

Wooden post to concrete slab connectorPencilMasonry drill bitMasonry drillFastenersScrewdriver (optional)End wrench (optional)Wooden post (rot resistant)2 foot or 4 foot levelSupport...

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In an article first published on the Emperor’s New Clothes in 2004, Jared Israel looks at one notorious episode of media deception from the 1990s. Despite a successful libel suit in 2000 the fact remains that British news outlet ITN produced images that grossly distorted reality and were widely used in a highly misleading way to promote “humanitarian” intervention in the Yugoslav war. We are publishing this here today because of how closely it seems to foreshadow the current, maybe even more deceptive, campaign to promote fresh and potentially apocalyptic western intervention in Syria. Compare the Guardian article discussed below with this and this and this appearing in the same publication in just the last two days.

Front page of the UK Daily Mail when the story of the “Serbian death camps” broke in 1992. This is typical of the coverage across the mainstream media of the day.

On 6 August 1992, the international media broadcast pictures of a supposed Bosnian...

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The type of framework the wooden floor is going to be based on usually depends upon the character of the facility, wooden floor type and client’s needs. When equipping the framework and wooden floor decking, one has to follow decking instructions. We are going to review the most frequently used wooden floor frameworks, their advantages and disadvantages.

Gluing wooden floor to concrete surfacing. Gluing wooden floor to comfort improving floor boarding. Wooden floor laying using OSB or veneer for concrete levelling. Wooden floor laying on lags. “Floating method” of wooden floor decking.

1. Gluing wooden floor to concrete surfacing.

It is a simple, economic and reliable way of laying, when wooden floor is glued to a well-leveled concrete surfacing. This method can be used in new flats, detached houses and other buildings where surface leveling or rising is not obligatory.

The framework has the following advantages:

It is much cheaper and faster in...
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Tips for installing laminate on uneven floor

Many, choosing a new floorlaminate coating, facing a number of challenges related to its placing and operating it any further. In most cases, this happens because of irregularities laying technology and the manufacturer's recommendations. Another major problem is the uneven foundation on which laid coating. In fact, the very process of installation is quite simple, but laying the laminate on the uneven floor will require additional effort and cost. That all went smoothly and with minimal losses, there are a number of recommendations and tips in the event of laying the laminate on the uneven floor.

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How to store laminate Preparation uneven grounds How to align the wooden floor A method of leveling concrete floor How to lay laminate

How to store laminate

After buying laminate sheets must beleave for a while in the room where he will be laid. This is necessary to laminate and temperature adopted the...

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Installing tile over concrete takes a little more work than applying it over a concrete backer board. Where there is uneven or cracked concrete, you need to prepare the surface for the tile application. Otherwise, your new tile floor is liable to crack at the same location as the existing concrete floor. The tile will also eventually crack at any expansion joints in the concrete slab. With a little work you can install the tile over uneven or cracked concrete.

Scrape the concrete floor with a hoe removing any debris sitting on top of the concrete. Sweep the floor.

Mark any high or low spots in the concrete floor. Use a clear 5 cm by 10 cm (2 by 4 inch) piece of lumber to slide all around the floor on its narrow edge. Look for any gaps between the floor and the bottom of the board. This will indicate a low area in the concrete. Place an "L" where ever the problem exists. Use a permanent marker for this step.

Pour on a self levelling concrete patch compound over...

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How to Lay Garden Decking on Uneven Concrete

Homeowners with a concrete surface outside their home already have a sturdy foundation for garden decking, but concrete, unlike soil, ... Lay the deck frame over the uneven concrete surface. ... How to Build a Floating Wood Patio Deck.

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How to Build a Wood Deck Over a Concrete Patio | eHow

Oct 20, 2014 ... Instead, consider covering your aging concrete patio with decking. Select from a ... How to Build a Floating Deck Over Your Grass · Bad Things...

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How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio | The Family Handyman

Even if your patio is in terrible shape, you can deck over it. Cracks ... Sleepers screwed to the concrete allow you to screw on decking. .... If you have a badly uneven patio like ours, flattening the sleepers with shims (Photo 3) may take hours.

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How To Build A Floating Deck - YouTube

May 12, 2013 ... example of how to install a floating deck...

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Setting a post in concrete is a fairly easy project. There are a few key steps to follow and your results should be very satisfactory. We'll cover those key steps, plus we have a few tips that will help to ensure the longevity of your posts.

Post Hole Size

The post hole should be three times the diameter of the post. For instance, if you are installing a 4"x4" post, the hole should be at least 12" across. The depth of the hole should 1/3 the height of the post above ground, plus six inches. For example, if you want 6 feet of post above the ground, then the hole should be 2 feet six inches deep (1/3 of 6 feet + 6 inches).

Important Tip: Make the bottom of the hole flat and wider than the top to prevent the post from sinking over time. Most holes tend to come to a point at the bottom. The concrete that fills the hole forms an arrowhead shape and the weight of the post and concrete together drive it deeper into the ground over time. Making the bottom wider results...
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Wooden post-frame buildings transfer their structural weight-load to the surrounding soil with posts embedded in concrete. Footings consist of a layer of gravel covered by wet concrete, in which a wooden post is placed. The footing protects wooden posts from direct contact with the ground and prevents the onset of wood rot and water damage. Proper foundation wall footing prevents cracking caused by the weight-load of a structure settling. Pressure-treated wooden posts can be used to support the foundations of porches, decks and houses.

Check the local building codes to ensure that it is permissible to build a foundation supported with wooden posts and embedded concrete slabs. The codes may require you to use a specific type of fill material or wood post type, and you may have to purchase building permits. Some areas will have post depth requirements, such as 4 feet or 6 inches below the frost line, whichever is greater. In addition, speak with a contractor or structural...

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Your garden and property can always benefit from a fence but aside from choosing your panels there is a much more practical decision to be made. Do you choose wooden fence posts or concrete fence posts?

This is a question which many people ask, and although there is no certain answer, you can weigh up your options by looking at the advantages and disadvantages of each one individually to find the best solution for your needs. Take a look below to see which of the two fence post types offers you the most benefits.

Concrete Fence Posts

Advantages

Concrete fence posts are typically sturdier than any other variety and from this you can take peace of mind that your fence is now robustly supported.

With a more robust fence post also comes the knowledge that you won’t have to replace them any time soon. A concrete fence post can last for decades if kept in good condition.

There is little you’ll need to do to keep a concrete fence...

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First of all I don't recommend this for over a real solid wood floor whether nailed or glued. This is for standard floor boards / plywood / chipboard etc.

1- You need to plywood over existing floor using flooring grade / exterior graded plywood. This should be nailed / stapled at approx 6 inch centers and 2 inch centers around the edge (the more the better). YOU MUST USE RING SHANK NAILS OR DIVERGENT staples! Do not use panel pins.

2- Next caulk all joints and edges and gaps. Do not use silicon.

3- Prime plywood with f-ball 131 neoprene primer (neat)

4- Next you need to screed floor using f-ball 700 flex. This is a fibre-reinforced smoothing and leveling compound designed to flex. You could also use Uzin 175. Same product different manufacturer

5- Make sure you mix correct as on bag and put on at minimum 3mm. This stuff is really runny and you cant go wrong getting level. You can practically tip it in and let it level it self. As for where to buy products...

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Builders and contractors: is there anything that can be done, after-the-fact, about

I'm starting to look at houses, and a number of them have bedrooms or offices on the ground level with

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uneven floors, generally sloping severely from one side to the other. Though they have tile or carpet, it is evident that this is laid on top of the poured concrete of the foundation, which is what's actually sloping. Basically, it appears that rooms which would previously have been extra storage beneath the main living space are (sloppily) converted into more living space.

My question is: can anything be done about this, in an existing house, to make the floors approximately level? Assume that knocking out a wall and backing up a cement mixer is not a viable option.

To some people, I'm sure it seems ridiculous to even consider a house with properties like this, but property values are VERY high around...

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Frank, Hi.

I had 3 layers of patio in my rear garden, one on top of the other. Where they met the house, it was so high that they breached the DPC in the back wall. Being a big patio and having little inclination to rip it all up and bring it throught the house to get rid of it all, I decided on the following (with the approval of my builder-mate).

We removed all 3 layers near the house, to a distance of about 6' into the garden, to get the ground level back down below the DPC. The rest of the patio, we just left in situ. We then made up timber frames (3 of them about 10x12' each) and raised these off of the patio, by using short lengths of 4x2" sawn timber. Adjusting the lengths of the short bits of 4x2 enabled us to level the 3 frames and the result looked like 3 large tables on very short legs (each frame had joists and noggins at about 400mm centres and a leg at each juncture). We dipped each leg into a tin...

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Concrete floor surfaces can be affected over time due to different factors such as an uneven settling, leading to dips or high spots and cracks. Basement concrete floors are the most exposed to damages due to excessive moisture.

Leveling an Uneven Concrete Floor

The result is an ugly, uneven and damaged basement floor.

That can be unsafe for your family and decrease the value of your home.

You have two options. One is the complete removal of the old concrete floor and pouring of a new one. It is an expensive and impractical solution.

The second option is to level the old concrete floor. This is an easy job requiring only pretty hard physical work.

Steps to Take:

1) First step is to clean your concrete floor. Remove all your stuff from the room. Also, consider removing the linoleum, tiles, baseboards, etc, until the job is done.
2) Using a level on a straight wooden board sweep, the floor surface and mark every high spot and...

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It depends on whether you're installing a wood or chainlink fence. If you're installing a wood fence and using 4x4's for the posts, then go to home depot or lowes and get a 4x4 post anchor. It's a square tube about 6-8" tall that fits over the bottom of the post. It has plate on the bottom with 4 holes for you to mount it on top of the concrete with concrete anchors. Line the plate up where you want the post located, mark the holes with a pencil, remove the plate, drill the holes with a masonry bit (use a hammer drill if you have one), set the plate back over the holes and intall the concrete anchors. Then insert the 4x4 into the square tube and mount it with a couple lag screws. It's actually a very quick and easy way to intall a wood post onto a concrete slab.

If you're installing a chainlink fence post you have two options: 1. make a small round hole. 2. make a large square hole.

To make the small round hole you will need to rent a concrete hole cutter with a bit that is...

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