Ventilated terrace is a technology that can be used on the ground, but also on old and new concrete subsoil. Making such a terrace in the garden is economical and easy to montage.
This technology is very convenient. If someone has technical skills is able to cope alone with such a challenge. Has the opportunity to become the hero of your home.
Or maybe it is also a perfect solution for you?
Do you have a garden or balcony?
Would you like to refresh your terrace with a new facing?
Or the old one is damaged and it's time to replace it?
Have you always dreamed of a beautiful wooden terrace that will remind you of your vacation?
Below we'll show you some options to build your perfect ventilated terrace in the garden.
Such a terrace is made where we have grass or clean soil in the garden Initially, our backyard area looks like this:
The next step is to arrange stabilizing elements at appropriate intervals, e.g. concrete blocks, pavement tiles, openwork slabs or even flat pavement edges.
We place terrace adjustable pedestals on the concrete elements. We immediately level them appropriately to maintain proper surface fall. We attach terrace joists to the adjustable pedestals. We screw them to special adapters.
The next and last step is to lay the top finishing layer or composite boards. We install them according to the manufacturer's instructions. We finish the edges, mask the substructure and ...
On our next investment, concrete screed was chosen as soil stabilization.
This choice allows us to arrange terrace adjustable pedestals in any way, i.e. at any spacing. Then we can change the dimensions of the ceramic plates, because the terrace support pads can be positioned anywhere in the screed.
Here, as you can see, large ceramic tiles were selected. Definitely larger than the standard 60x60.
Adjustable pedestals have been set in such a way that after placing ceramic tiles on them level the level with the threshold of the terrace door. Thanks to this, we will not take big steps at the exit to the terrace in the garden.
For many of us, a garden terrace is the fastest way to relax. It is here that we can return to summer holiday days. For carefree moments spent in the sun.
Wooden terraces will definitely help us. The ones we often meet in foreign exotic resorts as well as in Polish carefree seaside villages.
Below we show you photos of the huge metamorphosis of the terrace.
The terrace, which one who scream for help, the one that pleases the eye at any time of the day or year.
Lined with a natural board, which for many years arranged in a traditional system has been destroyed.
It doesn't please the eye as it once did.
It is becoming less and less secure.
A concrete screed was made on part of the terrace, but some floated on the prepared structure. Without support. That's why the whole terrace worked badly. A stable substructure should be made on part of the ground to be able to lay a ventilated terrace in the garden.
Now the terrace has become the perfect place to relax. It is safe for children. Now they can spend all summer mornings, days and evenings on it.
Our employers are also trying to make the time spent at work more pleasant. And more and more often they decide to invest in relaxation zones for employees.
Outdoor terraces may be ideal. Planted around greenery, benches placed in quiet places allow us to achieve internal peace or have lunch in a pleasant environment.
The terrace on such a large surface must be made in appropriate layers. In such a way that rainwater has somewhere to accumulate and can be spread or penetrated into the ground.
However, if, as in our case, there are underground car parks under the planned terrace and the ceiling is protected with a layer of waterproofing, the ground should be prepared in a different way.
The architects decided to use a gravel solution. He is to meet the drainage layer. However, due to its structure, it is not suitable for a stable foundation of a plastic terrace adjustable pedestals.
The floor should be stiffened with a concrete block and the terrace adjustable pedestals should be placed on it.
A ventilated terrace can be built quickly on such prepared ground.
Here are photos from the progress of work.
Both in your own backyard garden and a large square next to office buildings.
It can be made of both wooden and composite boards.
Many of us decide to make it from ceramic, concrete or stone tiles.
It is also a good idea to combine several structures, e.g. Part of the terrace made of natural boards and some of the ceramic tiles.
Check out our complete guidebook page to ventilated terrace technology. Everything about the design, montage and application of terraces on adjustable pedestals and support pads in one place.
It is the only such complete page about raised terrace on the Internet.