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three cats

11:54PM | 09/05/09
Member Since: 05/14/03
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We're thinking about replacing our front step/landing from concrete to wood (or wood-like). Our steps is one piece of concrete, about with a landing and three steps, all of which are about 5' in width. MY QUESTION: If I want to have wooden steps/landing built, is it possible to make it OVER the concrete? Or do I need to removed the concrete? If I need to remove the concrete part, how would one do so? What types of wood-like work well on one's front steps that are never used ... but face NE in New England (get some mildew due to dead leaves, etc., and not a lot of sun). Thanks to anyone who can help us! Betty

brucefon

04:14PM | 06/26/12
There never was a reply. I have a similar front step but 3' wide.

danielleb

11:52PM | 07/02/12
Member Since: 12/20/10
130 lifetime posts
Our front porch is wood framed over a slab patio that sunk. We did have to replace the main support when it settled again a few years later but other than that, we've had no issues.

brucefon

10:25AM | 07/03/12
I'm sure there are plans or videos here or on Lowes or Homedepot.com
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