Cut a hole in the foundation wall and
install a vinyl clad argon filled sliding glass door.
Remove existing deck. You may leave the
existing ledger if you determine it to be adequate. Use sufficient sub
structure so that the deck doesn’t shake or require posts within the
Use Trex synthetic deck boards or equal for
the deck and steps.
Use Below deck systems or equal to create a
dry space under the deck.
Use decorators classic or
equal throughout. Use railing supports for spans exceeding 5 ft.
Use Ground contact rated 6x6 treated pine
posts with cross bracing to stabilize deck steps and landings with
minimum obstruction of view.
Use low maintenance; high durability PVC or
other synthetic wood columns to hide steal support poles.
Addendum to drawings: Install two variable
speed, exterior grade paddle fans to the left and right of the proposed
sliding glass doors.
Use concrete block wall on a concrete
footing. Footing shall be no less than 8” thick by 18” wide. Tie the
wall to the footing with steel rebar no more than 3ft O.C. Fill CMU
voids with concrete to lock steel in place. Veneer the wall with stone
to match existing. Waterproof the outside of the wall.
Place foundation drain at base of footing,
connect to existing foundation drain, and daylight at the rear of the
property, making sure to avoid the location of the swimming pool that
will be built at a later date.
Remove existing concrete. Excavate area so
that the surface of the patio will be no less than 3” below basement
floor. Slope patio surfaces 2% to the Spee-D channel drain.
Use 4” wide NDS Spee-D channel drain with
bottom spigots at both ends. Pipe to ditch in rear. The top of the
channel drain shall be approximately 10” below basement floor level. Do
not connect to foundation drain.
NDS #400, 4 ft. PVC
Spee-D Channel Drain with Inverse Flying buttress design, bottom flange,
patented honeycomb reinforced walls and UV inhibitor. http://www.ndspro.com/
Use 4” perforated corrugated pipe for all
drain pipes. Slope the bottom of the ditch at least 2% to the drainage
easement at the rear of the property. Make sure that you do not put
pipes within 4ft of the proposed pool location. Each pipe shall run to
the drainage easement at the rear of the property.
Replace the existing drainpipe and place in
the ditch with the new pipes. Do not connect to any of the other pipes.
You may connect the 4” corrugated
drainpipes to no less than two 8” drainpipes.
grade shall slope away from the house foundation at 2”per 8ft linear
dimension length of the property and shall not be joined to any other
pipe. The bottom of the ditch will be sloped continuously at a minimum