composite decking go in the ground

I have a Kontiki Composite Interlocking tiles installed by the builder in the roof deck. It looks like the installers did not clean the under area. There are cracking sounds while you walk above the tiles and visible debris and dirt between the each joints. I would appreciate your recommendations how to clean the base ground 

Whether you are planning to install a composite or timber deck, the products you select for the construction of your deck's substructure are vital. If you are However the basic steps of preparing your deck frame should go something like this: Remove the sod from the ground where your deck will sit and pull up any weeds.

DEAR TIM: I had to replace a damaged decking board on my ground-level deck and was shocked at what I discovered. On the underside of the The first thing I did once I got inside and cleaned up was to go to the latest written installation instructions published by the manufacturer. I immediately discovered that part of 

Built with composite decking and hidden fasteners, this maintenance-free backyard ground level deck is designed to fit in anywhere in the yard. With a helper and all the materials ready to go first thing in the morning, you can have a completed ground level deck before sundown. If you add a step to your ground level deck 

On soft ground it is possible to make a simple foundation of paving slabs bedded on gravel to support the deck and preserve the timber. Before you start Now mark, cut and fit the intermediate bearers, with a maximum spacing between bearers of 500mm, checking they are flat with a spirit level as you go. 12. Next lay you 

Manufacturer differentiates between "ground contact" and "above ground" pressure treated lumber. to make sure that their longevity meets customer expectations. If you are interested in additional information about the AWPA Use Categories, visit the “references” section at Christopher Kollwitz

Roll up the strips of turf and move them to one side. If you are building over an area of rough soil, remove any large stones and flatten the area using an old plank or similar. If you are building a ground-level deck, this stage is much more important and the area should be levelled accurately and checked 

Regulations regarding steps and railings are similar to those for staircases. If you are building a large or very high deck, get professional advice on footing and lumber specifications. Generally, the higher the decking is off the ground, the deeper the foundations need to be. For ground-level decking, you will still need to go 

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