building a cover for upstairs patio floor

build safe|live safe. 1.2017 | page 2 of 5. decks and porches are accessory structures attached to residential buildings and elevated from grade or the floor below. decks are , on the roof of the building. porches may be , the nyc zoning resolution (zr) regulates the location, size, and whether a porch or deck constitutes, Free Sample

i have a problem: i want to add a balcony to my legacy house (2 stories) and i want it to be of a medium size. for me, the easiest way is to build the second floor, then move the wall away from the edge of the lower level. it will be just floor ,.. place a column on the deck so that it's near the upstairs window. Free Sample

unlikely you can or should build on top of the existing patio cover - you will need a structural engineer to do plans for this job anyway so he can see if it can be incorporated, but unlikely economic to do so - though moving it up as a cover over the new deck might be a possibility. also, if existing posts are not, Free Sample

perhaps the most difficult part of making your existing porch into an all-season room is insulating the floor. if your porch is a simple concrete slab that is poured directly onto the ground, then you don't have much to worry about; but, if it is a deck that is built up and off the ground, then you will need to develop a plan for, Free Sample

the design. one of our readers, rune eriksen*, sent us photos of his design for a home-built deck drainage system, and we were impressed enough to check it out. his low-cost, easy-to-build system catches the water that drips through the deck boards and redirects it to the outside of the deck. now rune can use the area, Free Sample

the top floor units decided that they want to build balconies above the middle unit balconies (one of,does anyone know of any other potential issues with upstairs neighbor's balconies? or am i being , is there any way to get access to the roof for the top condos, and allow them to have a roof deck? Free Sample