Featuring commanding views of Los Angeles, this home on a steeply sloping Echo Park lot is careful not to spoil the scenery for those above it Built at an Taking advantage of its extremely sloping property, the house is built with an exterior layout contradictory to tradition, with a rooftop that combines deck space with a
Taking advantage of their backyard s natural slope, they built one pond at the top of a retaining wall and the second at the base of the wall, and connected them with a stair step waterfall Water is pumped Now the whole family can sit on the deck, look down at the koi and goldfish, and enjoy the sound of the waterfall ×
Oct , If you have designed or built a low slope roof with a single ply membrane, at some point you will be confronted with this simple question Is the vapor In the interest of allowing vapor driven drying to occur across the entire roof assembly, it may be good practice to specify a slotted metal deck in order to
Nov , I wrote a post on this process recently, but I ll summarize it for you The way to do this is by using wooden stakes, string, a line level, and a tape measure to determine your yard s slope Start by staking out the four corners of your would be rink, visually determining which of these four corners is the high point.
The internal decks will also readily adapt themselves to the handling of wheeled or track amphibious vehicles, tracked units or boats providing a suitable slope Further, these decks might also serve as troop accommodations in ships built for military use or as passenger accommodations where commercial designs are
Sharon s Says July th, at am Want to tile our covered front porch Home built in s and porch has several layers of paint Can we scrape any loose paint and then apply the red gard or do we have to remove all the paint to ensure a good seal Thanks in advance!
Deck drainage is usually considered a trivial task when building a highway or a bridge However, it is a very important one and has its own requirements and challenges In another post we will present an introduction to bridge deck drainage The deck was designed and built with a given longitudinal slope, so that water will
Jul , Built on a steep slope of land, the house favours magnificent views Modern, built entirely from steel and glass, the house boasts a neat, contemporary look The kitchen, the dinning room and the living room area are perceive as a singular, fluid space As you step outside, on the deck, you explore the
Consider slope, materials, and water runoff In addition, regardless of the slope, always build to ensure water runs away from the structure IMPORTANT Although the process and structure of building a porch foundation is similar to that of a backyard deck, your porch s foundation will be carrying significantly more
Jan , Houzz Tour House on a Slope Goes Upside Down to Let In Light To compensate for this, they placed a generously sized walk in pantry built with George Fethers Co wood veneer in Nero behind the kitchen With secret doors that match the timber veneer joinery, the pantry is discreet and adds an
How to Build a Pool Deck is a compilation of all our research regarding above ground pool decks We ve taken what not only is standard and essential to the Slopes Trees and other obstacles When it comes to soils, the footings that will be required to support your deck are dependent on the type of soil in your yard.
Jan , Here, curving decks wrap around the home, even incorporating a mature tree with built in bench seating Traditional Landscape by a Blade of Grass a Blade of Grass Terraced gardens Fieldstone terraces beautifully divide the space in this expansive, gently sloped lot The upper terraces lead to a
May , I was on site as he and his crew built this deck, taking pictures of the progress, documenting the work and discovering tips and tricks with all other posts the right distance from the house notched at the proper height to support the beams and joists, ensuring an adequate slope away from the house.
Roofs usually were built ofv lap jointed plates of Vinch thickness which, without ,any trussing or supports, weighed about pounds per square foot and thus tended to displacelmore than inches of aproduct weighing pounds per cubic foot Sincetthe slope of the conical deck was about one inch in feet, the
May , A modern day flat roof isn t, of course, truly flat (they re typically sloped ? per foot), but they re flat enough to construct a terrace structure on top For this reason, we use natural ipe decking at the roof terrace as it weathers to a handsome silver over time and requires only an annual anti bacterial cleaning
Dec , Although the first decks were built in the s and s in Philadelphia and Seattle, in the past twenty years American cities as diverse as Columbus, Ohio and Dallas have used Exits are not compatible with caps since the gradual slope of a ramp prevents capping for a long horizontal distance.