My too-small concrete patio needed an upgrade, so I'm building a DIY floating deck that will extend off of the patio and provide lots more room for entertaining. In part one, I'm covering the build of the frame and efforts to prevent moisture issues. Also find out why you should use Ground Contact lumber for a project like this.
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GRK 2 1/2-inch screws
GRK 3 1/8-inch screws
GRK 4-inch structural screws
Ground Contact lumber - 2x6s, 2x4s, and 1x4s (more on why below)
3 3/4" concrete screws
hammer drill (if you don't have one of these, you can get a kit like this that will adapt your impact driver)
shovel or mattock
stainless steel brackets/joist hangers
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