I'm about to start a project to put a deck down to span an area between the edge of our patio and the hedge boundary of our garden. The distance between is approx 1.3m The ground slopes away from the patio and at its furthest point is probably a max of 40cm drop
I was thinking of having the decking rest on the patio with an overlap
I would then sink some posts by the hedge to attach the joists to.
Would this be the right way to go, or is it a bad idea to have the decking resting on the patio surface with only one end bolted to posts? and are there any things I need to be wary of. I am planning on using postcrete and dig 700mm holes (if I can go that deep)
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