can deck tiles be laid on top of dirt

If an area is badly cracked and sinks noticeably year after year, any decking you put over it will also sink and develop a low spot. In most cases If you live in a climate where the ground freezes, allow an extra 1 2 in. so that seasonal “frost heave” can raise the slab without damaging the threshold. Stairs connected to the 

Although SwiftDeck wood deck tiles can be laid over most hard surfaces (concrete, asphalt, gravel, hard dirt), there should be no large cracks, bumps or depressions which could cause the To provide a neat, professional finish to your design, straight edging is available which clips onto the edge of the outer row of tile.

It can be laid over an existing concrete patio without having to dig it up and, with a bit of regular care, can remain in good condition for many years. . a ground-level deck, this stage is much more important and the area should be levelled accurately and checked using a spirit level laid on top of a plank. 3.

In this how-to guide, I'll first go over laying them out over an existing concrete surface, followed by installation instructions over soil. You can easily install envirotiles over a deck and drainage will NOT be a consideration, the tiles are designed at the bottom to allow for water drainage, according to the 

I plan to kill off the grass underneath and flatten the soil then put down weed fabric under the decking. Does anyone have any advice on this? Any advice YOU WOULD HAVE TO GET THE GROUND FLAT AND LEVEL BECAUSE ANY DISCREPANCIES WOULD BE OBVIOUS WHEN LAYING THE TILES.

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