How to Build a Deck on a Shipping Container House as a DIY Project in 7 Simple Steps | SHELTERMODE




Building an outdoor deck is a quick and a perfect way to expand the living and entertainment space in your shipping container home. In addition to improving the value of your home, a well build deck can create a lasting focal point for your outdoors. If you’ve been planning on building a deck or extending your existing deck or even restoring an old deck to an existing house, then this video is for you.
This video brings to you the step by step process on how you can build your own deck to make your container home an enchanting outdoor haven. We are using an INBOX 320L which is a modular design by ShelterMODE homes designed using a single 40 foot shipping container for this demonstration. Watch to the end for a costs estimate checklist to guide you in your own outdoor deck project. How to Build a Deck on a Shipping Container House as a DIY Project in 7 Simple Steps.

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STEP 01: Create your Deck Plan and Design
• Dimensioned drawing of your deck
• Council approval fees
• Council Inspection fees
STEP 02: Measure and Set-out your Deck
• Rope and Pegs
• Shovel
• Wheel barrow
• Anti-termite spray
• Weed barrier
• Tape measure
• Steel square
STEP 03: Lay-out the Foundation
• Spirit Level
• Precast concrete deck piers.
• Concrete Materials ( Insitu construction)
• Gravel to prevent piers from dislocation
STEP 041: Install the Deck Stumps and Bearers.
• 4X4 deck stamps
• 2×6 bearers beams
• Angle brackets
• Apply Waterproof and anti-termite protection to the posts
• Bolts spanner
STEP 05: Build the Deck Frame
• 3×4 timber joists
• angle brackets
• Nails
• Hand held Hammer
STEP 06: Lay the Decking
• 2×4 Decking boards timber
• Use a camo fastener as a spacer between the boards.
• Impact driver
• 1×6 timber end caps
• 2×6 timber on 3×3 timber skeleton for access steps
STEP 07: Add Charm and Finishing
• Protective cover- corrugated steel roof
• Steel siding Windbreaker in areas with strong winds
• 2×2 timber Trellis and climbers
• Floor lights overhead lighting to light up the space at night
• Plants and flowers

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  1. Alex A
    December 26, 2017
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    WATCH THIS VIDEO HERE: https://youtu.be/NhMGjaq_DjI

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