I'd sure like to see some pictures of the existing deck etc.
Originally Posted by Jim DeLaney
I basically agree with Jim, I think you would be ahead, to remove the existing slab, and then you could either make a new wooden or concrete deck.
I certainly understand the want to use what you got, and having to break up the old slab and haul it away is a LOT of work, not fun work either, I know, I've done a few.
I would look at a new deck, with a proper foundation, and then put some of that wood like stuff, as a wooden deck is a lot of work to keep up.
Good luck with it, take pictures!
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