deck sleepers over a roof

Roof Decks Over Conditioned Area | BUILD Blog8 apr 2014 ... But over habitable conditioned area, it's a different beast all together. Here are 5 reasons why: 1. decks need to slope to drain. This typically requires that the structural joists are tapered or that there's an additional layer of non-structural tapered joists (or sleepers as they're sometimes called). Either scenario typically requires additional depth. BUILD-LLC-Kirsch-Ext-Dusk-NE-01 [Photo by BUILD LLC]. 2. The water proof membrane should sit below the walking surface.

Wood Sleepers over Torch-Down Primary Roofing Waterproofing ...15 Oct 2014 ... I have a pickle of a design dilemma today. I have been asked to fix a poor draining torch on deck. The deck is not draining all that well and the...

How to Attach a Roof Deck Over Membrane | HomeSteady26 Sep 2017 ... and if your flat roof looks like the perfect place to add a deck, you can modify deck building techniques that prevail for ground-level decks to install a party, outdoor eating or gardening space over the roof membrane. Proceed carefully to avoid punctures in the ... Step 3. Lay 5/4-inch deck boards across the sleepers and fasten them with two galvanized deck screws at each sleeper, much as you would attach a deck board to a regular joist on a ground-level deck.

Rooftop deck construction details - InspectAPedia.comDetails for Building rooftop decks. rooftop deck panels lift for cleaning (C) Daniel Friedman. [Click any image to see a larger, detailed version]. decks over living spaces can be detailed various ways, but all should have the following elements: along-lasting membrane roof sloped at least 1/4inch per foot, designed to drain at the lower end; decking screwed to sleepers so that it can be removed for inspection or repair; a sturdy railing system that, preferably, does not penetrate the ...

Decking Over a Roof - Fine Homebuilding10 Sep 2014 ... Building a deck above a porch roof allows for sheltered space below and views from above. In this article, builder Emanuel Silva shares his method for building such a deck, which begins

Building a Deck Over Living Space - Thomas Buckborough ...65. roof deck over Living Space. Copper drip-edge. Copper gutter, run to drywell. 5/4 decking. Tapered 2x6 sleepers with rubber pad glued to bottom. 2 x 2 balusters and 2x railing. Existing framing. Soffit. 1/4" lauan. 3/4" plywood. EPDM membrane. EPDM flashing strip. 2x12 band joist. 1x fascia. Tapered 2x6 sleepers. 1x4 decking. EPDM membrane. 1/4" lauan plywood. 3/4" plywood deck. 2x8 cedar cap. W8x15 I-beam pitched 1/8" per foot. 2x nailer. 2x10 joists and joist hangers.

Deck Installation Tips: Installing Decking Over Sleepers10 Jul 2013 ... In a rooftop application, limiting or (preferably) eliminating all perforations in the roof membrane are important design considerations. adequate deck ventilation: Proper ventilation is a critical success factor in the long term design Ipe 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 (Equilibrium Moisture Content) of the ...

Decking Over A Roof - Chief ArchitectThat said, a lot of people subcontract the roofing work and build the deck themselves. Either way, the roofing has to be right. Framing the roof. Whenever I install decking over a roof, I make sure the framing is structurally sound and properly .... Let the sleepers lie. The next step was to lay out the sleepers 16 in. on center, on top of the joists below. To prevent the sleepers from wearing through the. EPDM roof, I laid additional 4-in.-wide strips of rubber membrane below the sleepers' ...

Building a floating deck on an epdm rubber roof surface - DecksGo29 May 2011 ... a) that the epdm is lying flat on the roof subfloor without any sharp objects that can puncture the edpm once sleepers are laid over top and placed under load; b) that you take the time to glue strips of epdm rubber underneath each sleeper where they will sit on top of the epdm surface. This will ensure no danger of damage to the epdm over time and while under load; c) that the sleepers which replace the traditional beams of a deck run in parallel direction to the slope ...

Attaching Posts to a Rooftop Deck | Professional Deck Builder ...1 Sep 2008 ... Posts on a rooftop deck; new decking on old framing. ... Paul Nichter, a contractor in Islesboro, Maine, responds: I've been building wood decks with safe railings over flat EPDM roofs on the rainy coast of Maine for over 15 years without compromising the waterproofing. I avoid the traditional method ... My approach to keeping water out while achieving good resistance to lateral forces is two pronged and is based on the deck being built on sleepers above the roof. First ...

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