24+ Building A Deck On A Sloped Backyard Background. You'll also need to pay attention to the slope grade and. Planning the slope your yard is difficult and expensive.
In fact, building a deck on sloped land creates a living and recreational space because, without a flat surface, this type of property is almost impossible to use. The backyard would be more of a challenge because the developer had used a bulldozer to scrape the building site out of a steep hill of chert. Each step needs to rest on stable, compacted base material, rather than soft topsoil or loose fill.
The general rule for deck footings built on a slope are based on average soil conditions.
Before you reach for a hammer there's a few things you need to consider before building your new deck. We'll walk you through each step, from planning. Lay out the perimeter of the deck using a mason string line and stakes. On our backyard slope and this is the best example of what i want.