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Old 03-13-2006, 09:30 PM  
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Anyone here have a house that is ground level then have a raised deck?

Please post a photo if you have one I need some ideas!!!



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Old 03-18-2006, 10:02 AM  
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Default Geeees Audry...

Seems no one has any decks to post...
Try your library, or the the boxs stores for a good book.
Us Guy's just love browsing the pictures



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Old 03-18-2006, 10:31 AM  
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I am starting to build a deck 3-4 feet off the ground coming out from a slider door on a rancher house. As soon as it is done (3-4 weeks) I will post some pictures.

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Old 03-18-2006, 10:36 AM  
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Audry,
I don't know how high you are talking about but there are some deck pics on my web site. It is in my signature.

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Min how much in material and time was put into this deck:

http://www.***********************.com/decks/4r.jpg

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Min how much in material and time was put into this deck:

http://www.***********************.com/decks/4r.jpg
TX I know this was a very old post but I just saw it. I built this a few years ago and honestly don't remember the figures for the materials. It was built on deck blocks no pilings. If I remember correctly is was 18' so there were 2x6 joists, 1 x 6 tops and standard 4x4 rail posts and 2x2 balusters. It took me 2 and a half days 20 hrs. Thats after having a 30 foot tree removed.
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Hi Audery

If door is flush with the ground a patio is normally used which most of the time is cheaper and more functional..

I have never seen a deck that you had to step up to connected to the house that didnt look out of place.

If you like the look of a wooden deck it is normally off the the side of a patio a gazebo would add a nice wooden look to a patio.

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