how to seal a deck over a living space

The roof deck surface should sloped away from the house a minimum 1/8 inch per foot so the water will; drain and not “pond.” The finished walking surface of the roof deck surface should be below the level of the interior floor by at least 1-1/2 inches. The roof deck should be properly flashed with a highly durable material that is ... 【Get Price】

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 2x2 bal usters 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 ... 【Get Price】

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 moisture-protection measures can provide mounting points for overhead light fixtures and ceiling fans. 【Get Price】

The costs can be astronomical: For example recently a simple $3800 deck repair turned into a $120000 project thanks to dry-rot damage to the framing shear walls and decks. That's unfortunate because building a reliable long-lasting waterproof deck over living space is relatively straightforward when the best practices and materials are used. 【Get Price】

Deck waterproofing is especially important for any homeowner with a roofdeck over a living space. It’s far more expensive to replace or repair a leaky roof deck (and the interior of a room under a leaky deck) than it is to waterproof your deck properly in the first place. 【Get Price】