Existing 2 x 6 cedar deck with roof overhead is good candidate for setting tile over. The wood deck is structurally sound and has a roof to keep most water out. Over Existing Decking Installation. First set out tiles so that you can pick from different colors to make sure that the tiles are laid in a random color pattern. When laying

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Just last summer I considered doing the same thing but I decided I didn't want a concrete under the new deck and paid a guy to break it up and haul it off ($500). My neighbor did not, and built his deck over the top of the slab. Now several years later the slab is grungy and moldy. Bottom line remove the

Remember you are only supporting 2 foot of deck (2 ft supported by slab and 2 ft supported my new foundation) and the decking itself will be spanning 8 to 12 feet onto the existing slab. Over kill is fine, always safe, but not always a good use of time and money. Also if you new deck is 12 inches off the

Installing a Ground-Level Deck Over Concrete Patio. Courtesy Decking. Do you need to replace a broken, ugly, stained concrete patio? Don't spend thousands of dollars (or break your own back) having it demolished. Instead, install a ground-level deck right over it! But first, you will need to install a sleeper system.