waterproofing decks over living spaces

Rooftop DeckingThat's unfortunate because building a reliable, long-lasting waterproof deck over living space is relatively straightforward when the best practices and materials are used." A number of different waterproofing products work effectively to create decks of this type. Cementitious coatings, polyureas, and elastomeric coatings have all been used successfully. Depending on the size of the job and the product formulation, they can be spray-, roller-, or trowel-applied. A number of self-adhered ...

Decks | BRANZ Weathertight30 Jun 2015 ... While open-slatted decks attached to buildings at ground level don't cause many weathertight problems, open-slatted decks at upper levels do cause issues, and so do waterproof decks (decks that have a membrane installed to intercept and drain water). Waterproof decks and solid .... Many waterproof decks are installed over habitable spaces, which means that any leak through them may result in water entering directly into the building. They also incorporate a ...

Dry Deck Over Living Space | JLC Online | Decks, Polymer Concrete ...In a past job managing condo associations, I spent a lot of time dealing with damage caused by leaks in decks over living spaces. The damage was often quite spectacular. In one case, a seemingly minor flashing error led to rotted framing below eight decks. It cost $114,000 to repair the decks and structural members. That episode convinced me there was a future for contractors who knew how to properly waterproof decks, so I went to work for a coating company. A few years later, ...

Building a Rooftop Deck Over Living Space | BuildingAdvisor17 Oct 2014 ... Details for leakproof rooftop decks To prevent avoid penetrating the roofing membrane. Railing posts can be attached to the eaves as shown. However, you need to go well beyond code to build a reliable leak-proof deck over a living space. You can build the structural deck out of concrete, as it sounds like you are doing, or wood-frame construction. Either will work. The drainage system, flashing details, and waterproofing membrane that go over the structural deck are ...

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3 Ways to Create Waterproof Dry Space Under a Deck - HomeTips11 Apr 2016 ... Wood or synthetic decking is fastened to the deck frame over the drainage assembly, and soffit or ceiling systems can be fastened to the bottom of deck joists for a finished appearance from below. The RainEscape troughs ... Under-deck ceiling systems provide an all-in-one drainage and ceiling finish that is particularly suitable for areas beneath a deck that are high enough off the ground to provide a sheltered outdoor living space below. Special framing and ...

Easy WaterprooFIng For Your Balcony & Rooftop Deck.GacoDeck protects deck surfaces including balconies, patios, roof decks, ramps and elevated walkways. In fact, any approved surface that functions as a floor over an occupied living space will benefit from the strength and protection of GacoDeck. GacoDeck is a water-borne, single component elastomeric that incorporates ADA-compliant granules for added slip and wear resistance. The coating is designed to create a fully adhered, durable waterproof membrane that expands and ...

Deck over a Living Space in Bozeman, MT - YouTube24 Dec 2015 ... This renovation project in Bozeman, Montana includes adding a deck over a living space. The building we are working on consists of 2 separate residential uni...

2nd Flr DECK Over Living Space - Construction - Contractor TalkI have worked on many homes with waterproof decks, some over living space and some to cover other decks. The most popular system is a fiberglass mat/resin system. The other system I am somewhat familiar with is a poly urethane/urea sprayed on system. Both have been done as a walkable surface and are available in a rainbow of colors. Any sleeper type deck system should not be attached permanently, so that maintanance and repairs can be performed easily.

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