Laying out the deck footingsThis project was about ground level deck plansIf you want to see more outdoor planswe recommend you to check out the rest of the
Just what is a freestanding deck Some freestanding decks are obvious they are standing alone in the yardespecially the extra columns and footings
I want to build a deck for my house but I don t really want to dig holes and pour concrete for the footingsCan I just build the deck on ground level using something like this to support the posts
A ground level deck can also serve as the lowest part of a multilevel deckBear in mind that you can usually lower the height of a deck by using smaller joists and beamsa change that requires you to reduce the beam span (by pouring more footings and piers) and reduce the joist spacing (by using more joists).
Ready made footings such as the Dek Block speed up the construction of free standing decksbut don t provide uplift resistanceEasily engineered auger and cable tie downs can answer that needMissing or Noncompliant Guardrails and Handrails
Interior designer Kristin Jackson has tips and ideas on how to build a floating deck or island deckbuild the one levelstep up deck in between the four trees