wood sleepers for a wood roof deck

detail the roof correctly and the decking part of the - chief architect

decking fasteners won't stick through. cutting pressure-treated lum- ber exposes the untreated core so i applied wolman coppercoat wood preservative to all the cut sides and ends to help prevent rot. any penetrations in the roof membrane made by fasteners are poten tial leaks so the sleepers just rest in place. the post【Get Price】

ib waterproof membrane with 2x4 pt sleepers and 2x6 redwood ch

i had to strap the roof with big shims to build-up the deck and keep it level. notice the foam sleepers to keep the wood from touching the roofing material. this should prevent the straps from rotting. /2011/04/【Get Price】

building a roof deck - fine homebuilding

nov 1 1993 unfortunately the roll-roofing granules wear away quickly under foot traffic so if the deck is to be used for more than an occasional sunbath you'll need to cover the surface with duckboards—small sections of wood decking that can be removed so that you can clean off the roof. this cleaning should be【Get Price】

building the roof deck with ipe - youtube

mar 24 2015 bob watches the ongoing installation of the roof deck which is being built woth a sustainable tropical decking called ipe.【Get Price】

what are sleepers when installing a deck? hunker

nov 11 2011 building a deck from wood requires special considerations due to the effect that moisture has on the material. one way that builders have designed to mitigate the spread of rot involves laying extra pieces of wood called sleepers. sleepers help homeowners build decks with less effort and in tight【Get Price】

horz wood furring strips (sleepers) - metal roofing alliance

i've noticed that many builders/roofers prepare their roof decks for metal roofing in ways that defy logic. first they'll install the underlayment perpendicular to the rake of the roof which is correct and will provide the building with a water tight membrane but then many of them will nail continuous horizontal sleepers (purlins)【Get Price】

deck installation tips: installing decking over sleepers

jul 10 2013 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【Get Price】

roof decks over conditioned area build blog

apr 8 2014 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 this allows the water to pass through the walking surface (usually wood decking with air gaps in between) gather on the waterproof membrane and drain【Get Price】

build a deck on roof or rooftop - bison deck introduction - video 1

sep 30 2009 build decks on flat roofs with bison wood tiles and bison deck supports which is an adjustable pedestal for installing sophisticated modular style decks on rooftops green roofs over old cracked concrete patios or over occupied space. video 1 of 7 video series. see all videos at .【Get Price】

decks.com. roof top deck construction

first you must make sure the roof is strong enough to support 55 lbs per square foot. next you will need to install a watertight epmd rubber membrane over the top of the roof deck for protection against water infiltration in place of roofing materials. you will then install “sleepers” or flat 2x6's laid flat every 16” on top of the roof【Get Price】

wood sleepers over torch-down primary roofing waterproofing

oct 15 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【Get Price】

deck installation tips: eurotec deck system vs. sleepers

oct 4 2016 wood sleepers will eventually rot. adequate ventilation is a critical success factor. failure to plan for this will likely result in deck boards cupping and misbehaving. the eurotec deck system requires no sleepers and is a great solution for nearly all rooftop patio top and balcony deck designs. we became【Get Price】

roof deck problems in chicago decker home inspection services.

the easiest and most commonly built type of roof deck consists of simply laying 2 x 4 wooden sleepers (2 x 4's laid on their edges) directly on the roof sometimes with a second piece of roof membrane as a cushion and nailing or screwing wooden planks to these support sleepers. this leaves a nice looking wooden deck【Get Price】

railway sleepers| wooden sleepers for the garden |travis perkins

our range of timber sleepers are specifically selected for the trade and are available for delivery across mainland uk.【Get Price】

building a deck on a flat roof a builder's blog

aug 19 2012 before we look at how to build a deck on a flat roof here's an example of what not to do - as debris settled into the cracks of the gravel roof it became a muddy sponge and the sleepers became dams with big rains. the standing water eventually seeped through and rotted the frame.…【Get Price】

rooftop deck avalon northwest landscape llc

mar 27 2013 we fit the panels to test our work for getting the surface of the deck level on a sloping rooftop. the pressure treated 2×2 sleepers each have several spacers along them to make them level but also to elevate them to allow water to drain freely toward the gutter and prevent any wood from scuffing the【Get Price】

building a rooftop deck over living space buildingadvisor

oct 17 2014 if possible avoid any penetrations by attaching posts to the eaves structure at the edge of the deck. rooftop wood decking is attached to sleepers with attached strips of epdm to protect the rubber rooftop decking attaches to treated wood “sleepers” separated from the roofing by strips of epdm. it's best to【Get Price】

epdm roofing - coverings - conservation technology

continuous wood decks: the simplest walk surface is a single wood deck that spans the entire roof. typical construction might be 2 x 4 sleepers laid on edge with 2 x 6 deck boards screwed in place. protective pads of scrap rubber should be placed between the sleepers and rubber roof. posts and railings should be【Get Price】

replacing a rooftop deck jlc online framing wood lumber

jun 1 2010 the deck faces south so it gets lots of sun; accessed via a short bridge from the den it's a nice adjunct to the living space on this small lot. the existing deck with a surface of 2x6 pressure-treated lumber rested upon wood sleepers placed directly on a poorly installed and leaking rubber membrane roof.【Get Price】

flat roof decks dengarden

may 12 2013 a sleeper deck is simply a deck that is not attached to anything. also any handrails or posts for the deck are attached to the sleeper deck frame so that no penetrations go through the roof surface. either treated wood cedar teak or redwood should be used for deck surfaces if natural wood is desired.【Get Price】

attaching posts to a rooftop deck professional deck builder

sep 1 2008 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 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.【Get Price】