Securing the railway sleepers in place and keeping them flat may be difficult (especially if you have made a concrete foundation for the decking area). Used sleepers have also not been designed specifically for this purpose, so unlike wooden or composite decking boards, there are no grooves to prevent your deck from
Made from a combination of recycled wood and plastic composite, decking such as and Fitrite offer a sustainable alternative to traditional wood decking systems. Most composite systems have hidden fixings, meaning the surfaces are screw free and visually appealing. By the nature of their manufacture, they also come
A sleeper system is a substructure comprising joists that sit between a solid surface (such as concrete) and the decking. Ground-level (and rooftop decks, for that Pressure treated wood and recycled plastic lumber are both considered excellent choices for durable sleepers. The sleepers should be fastened in place for
A wooden deck is comfortable and looks attractive. We show you in a number of easy steps how to build a wooden deck or patio. Patio on sleepers. You can also make a patio out of hardwood and sleepers. Good choices of wood are FSC certified Bankirai hardwood or impregnated Central European pine
Q-Deck offer high quality, solid wood garden sleepers, perfect for garden border edging and landscaping. Discover our sawn and planed timber sleepers today.
Adequate deck ventilation: Proper ventilation is a critical success factor in the long term design decking installed over sleepers in a rooftop deck appliaction , construction and life cycle of a deck. Proper ventilation helps the wood decking to acclimate properly and move with changes in the EMC
wood preservative to all the cut sides and ends to help prevent rot. Any penetrations in the roof membrane made by fasteners are poten tial leaks, so the sleepers just rest in place. The post wraps help prevent the decking from uplifting. So that the finish would have time to dry, I had coated all six sides of the mahogany deck
30 Jun 1989 I`m looking for a solution that would not mean breaking up and removing the concrete. Could a wood deck be built over the patio? A-The usual way to build a deck over a patio is to attach wood sleepers or strips to the surface of the concrete to serve as a fastening structure for the decking. Pressure-treated
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Here's a double-whammy of projects for you! I show you how to lay a simple jetty-style sleeper deck & then use this as the base for an awesome kit-form green
A big 'thankyou' to all our customers and friends who've sent us digital photos and descriptions of their decks created with railway sleepers & conventional decking boards, whether in their gardens or as part of their business, and generously shared their decking projects online. It's both inspiring and illuminating for others to
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A sleeper system is a substructure that sits between the concrete and the decking. It is comprised of joists that raise the deck slightly above the surface of the concrete. The space between the concrete and the decking material is essential because it allows for air circulation and water drainage to occur, thus
Design deck to ensure adequate deck drainage. o Ensure the concrete pad or surface below deck has adequate drainage. o Ensure sleepers are parallel to the direction of drainage. Deck sleepers must be a minimum of 1-1 2 in. actual thickness and provide a solid connection to the pad and to the decking. o Sleepers
Marshalls Woodstone Sleepers require less maintenance with no need for wood preservatives, and won't rot or warp like wood can. Woodstone Sleepers are available in two natural wood like colours, with co-ordinating posts, planters and decking available. Woodstone Sleepers have the aesthetic advantages of wood but