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Building a room on decking and preventing rain damage

Postby Margaret 86 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:03 am

I had a builder build a sun room on my decking but I have tried without success to stop the rain coming through the decking grooves on the inside. I am concerned about rotting decking over time and the sun room collapsing. Is there anyway I can support the wooden but heavy wall that has the French doors, under the decking in case of rot?? Like bearers??

Many thanks

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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:28 pm

Hi margaret 86
If you can get underneath the decking, depending which way the boards are run you could add noggins or an additional joist.
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Postby Margaret 86 » Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:46 am

Thank you. Going to be difficult but guessed this would be the way to go. I really appreciate your reply. Margaret
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