# What is the average size of a balcony?

In other words either 8, 10, or 12 feet long and 4 or 5 feet (a 10 cut in half) wide. The average size ‘deck’ is 4×10 on an apartment building. Average deck on a house is 10×12. The last time I lived in an apartment the balcony was 4×10.

Just so, what is the average size of a deck?

Average Deck Size. A small deck intended to hold a round dining table should be at least 12 feet by 12 feet, while a large deck can be designed with much more space. The average deck size is between 300 and 400 square feet.

How long is a standard sliding glass door?

The sliding doors in our sunrooms and living rooms are all 80 inches in height 72 inches wide. Sliding doors are usually either 60 inch in width if they are 5 foot wide. If it’s 6 foot wide, it measures up to 72 inches. The height is usually 80 inches, though it may vary from one manufacturer to another.

## How is a balcony supported?

Cantilevered balconies. These are balconies constructed in a manner so that the balcony protrudes from the face of the building without any visible supports other than the fixing to the face of the building. The weight and imposed loads are supported by cantilevering the structure off the wall.

## What is a joist cantilever?

Cantilevered Deck. Cantilevered Deck Frame. Instead of a girder at the end of the joists, you’ll need to put a beam under the joists, so they can extend past that support. This framing style is called post and beam, and the overhang is a cantilever.

## How long can a pergola be?

There’s not quite enough information here to give a definitive answer, but for decks, a rule of thumb is when supporting joists that span 12 feet, a double ply beam can span in feet a value equal to its depth in inches. Thus, a double 2×12 beam could span 12 feet – with 20′ beams, posts at 10′ might look the best.

## What is a cantilever coping?

Cantilever concrete is usually cheaper to install than brick or stone because the deck can be all be poured at the same time. All brick/stone coping need to have an expansion joint installed between it and any concrete poured behind it. Typically, deck-o-seal is used to fill and finish this joint.

## What is the coping of a pool?

Concrete Pool Coping. Coping is the term used to identify the stone or concrete material used to cap the pool shell wall. Options available are poured in place concrete, pre-cast concrete material, tile, and natural stone. (Pavers, flagstone, stones, etc.)

## What does pool coping mean?

Pool coping is the material above the tile line that generally covers the top of the pool structure. This part of the pool is normally 12″ wide and is called the bondbeam. The pool coping is used to separate the pool structure from the pool decking. The above is an example of poured concrete cantilever coping.

## What is paver coping?

Coordinates with Artistic Paver decking material. Artistic Paver’s coping and specialty pieces are ideal for decorative uses such as pool coping, raised walls, steps, spillways, fountains, benches, planters and more.

## What is pool tile coping?

Pool coping is a material that is installed to finish the top edge of the pool. Pre-cast concrete with a bull-nose front edge has been the standard pool coping for many years. Modern pool designs are making use of cantilever, bull-nose brick, and natural stone coping which come in many colors and textures.

## What is mastic in a pool?

Pool mastic generally refers to the expansion seal located several inches from your in ground pool’s edge. This expansion seal is filled with mastic, a waterproof, putty-like adhesive used as a joint-sealer between concrete sections.

## What is a deco seal?

DESCRIPTION DECK-O-SEAL two-part, polysulfide-based joint sealant is a premium-grade, pourable, self-leveling sealant. It is a non-staining sealant that cures at an ambient temperature to a firm, flexible, tear-resistant rubber.

## What is a Deco drain?

Aquamasters, Inc. carries a variety of Deck Drains for Swimming Pools. The older style deck drain is a One-Piece Deck Drain and is also known as deck drain, trench drain, channel drain, super drain.

## What is polysulfide sealant?

Polysulfide sealants are designed for joints that need to withstand prolonged immersion in liquids. Typical applications include swimming pools, fountains, cooling towers, fuel and chemical storage tanks, wastewater treatment and petrochemical plants.

## What is marine grade silicone?

3M Marine Grade Silicone Sealant is a high quality silicone designed for the harsh marine environment. It forms a mildew-resistant, non-yellowing seal that remains flexible even after years of exposure.

## What is a bedding compound?

Dolfinite is a flexible, semi paste bedding compound. Its slow oxidizing waterproof formula makes it ideal for bedding in joints in keels, stem, sternpot, transom, battens and other hull components. Use it to bed deck fittings, moldings, and trim around deck houses.

## What is the pool deck?

One of the biggest trends in outdoor design today is a decorative concrete pool deck, a colored, textured and inviting area surrounding the pool that does more than provide a safe, slip-resistant deck for sunbathing and barbecuing. It can provide an extremely durable surface, as compared to a wooden deck or even stone.

## Is concrete or pavers more expensive?

Pavers are always more expensive than concrete due to the manufacturing process. As of publication, concrete costs around \$3 to \$5 per square foot, while pavers generally run between \$5 and \$15 per square foot. Your area’s cost of living will affect this price.

## How much does it cost to pour a 20×30 slab?

According to our concrete slab material estimator, the average minimum cost per square foot of a concrete slab is \$1.36 and the maximum is \$1.88. By comparison, the price per square foot for a cement slab is \$5.50.

## How much does it cost to build a paver patio?

Installing a concrete paver patio averages between \$8 and \$15 per square foot. Stone: The most natural option, stone comes in several sizes, textures, colors and styles. Most homeowners opt for stone to create a design-focused patio. Installing a stone paver patio averages between \$4 and \$8 per square foot.

## How much does it cost to put in a patio?

According to PaveTech, the average concrete patio will cost around \$700 using pavers and doing all of the work independently. When professional concrete contractors and excavators are used the costs will obviously climb substantially. Traditionally, a patio at the size mentioned will cost roughly \$2,000 to \$4,000.

## How much does it cost to put a deck on your house?

The cost of a professionally built pressured-treated wood deck starts at about \$15 per square foot, including materials. The cost for an elaborately built deck using costly hardwoods or composite materials can run about \$35 per square foot.

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