The Eurotec EVO aluminum rooftop deck joists have many advantages over conventional deck framing lumber. And the adjustable deck pedestals make installation perfectly level without a lot of fuss. Mataverde decking installs over this deck frame with screws or hidden fasteners. Build a beautiful and long-lasting rooftop deck more easily.
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The Eurotec rooftop deck components, including the EVO aluminum joists and adjustable rooftop deck pedestals combine to create the deck frame. Then, you can complete your patio top or rooftop deck project with any of the Mataverde premium decking species you like to meet your project design needs.
Installing your patio top or rooftop deck frame is straightforward. Cut your aluminum joists to the right length. Support them with adjustable pedestals at the proper spacing. Level them up. Install your decking. Check out this Mataverde Eurotec rooftop deck installation video to see the basics.
The Eurotec EVO aluminum deck joists are heavy duty aluminum, profiled for even greater strength. EVO aluminum joists are superior to traditional framing lumber in many ways:
In the punishing environment of a rooftop deck, aluminum joists are the preferred material to meet weight requirements, fire resistance and higher performance needs. The aluminum joists are straight and true and create a fantastic frame for your decking.
Eurotec Deck pedestals are so strong they can carry up to 1,798 pounds of weight per pedestal. The adjustable deck pedestals may be easily adjusted to a wide range of heights, so your deck is perfectly level. The large base of each pedestal helps distribute the weight of the deck over a larger area. This is very helpful in rooftop deck installations.
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There are some beautiful wood decking options for rooftop decks. Since rooftop decks are usually fully exposed to the elements, a strong durable decking material works best. High density hardwood decking options like Ipe, Jatoba, Machiche and Garapa are very popular. These beautiful natural hardwood decking can be oiled to maintain their 'like new' wood appearance. Or you can allow them to weather to a silvery gray patina for a low maintenance rooftop deck option.
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Ipe hardwood decking is a great option for the rugged environment of a rooftop deck. Ipe decking is incredibly strong, hard and durable. Ipe wood has tropical graining variations and medium brown colorations.
Garapa hardwood decking is an affordable rooftop deck material option. Garapa is durable, hard and strong and works well on rooftop decks. Garapa wood has some tropical grain variations and golden yellow to honey colored tones.
FSC Certified Machiche hardwood decking is a highly sustainable and affordable rooftop decking option. Machiche wood is very durable, hard and exceptionally strong and works well on rooftop decks. Machiche hardwood has tropical grain variations and has chocolatey brown tones.
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