Outdoor carpeting Over Deck?

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Old 07-24-05, 07:01 PM
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Outdoor carpeting Over Deck?

Rather than trying to remove the old tired stain from my deck and restaining, I am considering throwing some plywood over the decking and adding outdoor carpeting. Anyone with experience that has any recommendations, do's or dont's, or any advice would be greatly appreciated. THANKS!
 
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Old 07-24-05, 07:40 PM
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You'd get good results if you removed all your current decking and installed 3/4 (exterior grade) marine plywood. You can certainly go over the top if the added height isn't a problem, such as raising the floor too high at doorways or making your top step higher than the others. (that's a no-no), or if the current deck boards are flat, not warped.
 
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What about drainage issues?
 
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