Self-levelling pedestals for slab terrace 55/75 mm Jouplast
Are you looking for a simple way to lay a slab terrace on uneven ground without having to level the ground? Slab on pedestals installation is the ideal solution for your project. The use of pedestals for terrace is not only practical, relatively simple but also very economical.
What are the advantages of laying a terrace slab on pedestals?
Choosing to install a slab terrace on pedestals means choosing simplicity and efficiency. In fact, the use of pedestals for terrace has many advantages over other installation techniques. Building a beautiful terrace for the exterior of your home is no longer a nameless puzzle.
Other installation methods require a rather complex site preparation in order to make the surface of your floor completely smooth, without any roughness. Sometimes a patching or even the creation of a concrete slab is required. With the technique of laying slab on pedestals, the preparation of the ground is simplified.
Whatever the nature of your land, pedestals for slabs can be suitable. Lawn, earth, concrete or even old terraces, the pedestals for terrace adapt to all supports.
With the use of slabs pedestals, if your ground is a concrete slab or an old terrace, you can start laying without any preparation of the ground. If your floor is soil or grass, a few simple and quick steps are necessary before starting to lay your terrace slabs on pedestals. First, dig 15 cm deep, then lay a geotextile felt to avoid weed growth and finally cover with 15 cm of gravel and compact it to obtain a stable surface.
Thanks to the installation of slabs on pedestals, the installation of your terrace is not only easy but also fast. The slabs pedestals do not need to be fixed to the ground, the weight of the terrace slabs will keep the pedestals on the ground.
Only a few steps will allow you to have your slab terrace on pedestals in place and you can use it directly.
Whether tiled, concrete, or ceramic terrace slabs, the slabs will adapt to the pedestals for terrace. The only conditions are that the slabs must be self-supporting (class T7, T11 or F+) and the terrace must be intended for pedestrian use only.
A further advantage is that the pedestals for slabs will raise your terrace by several centimeters. Not only will you be able to run cables and electrical wires under your terrace for an optimal aesthetic effect, but your terrace will also be permanently aired to prevent moisture rising and the formation of bad smells.
Characteristics of the 55-75 mm Jouplast self-levelling head pedestals for slabs
- The slabs pedestals are adjustable in height from 55 mm to 75 mm. The adjustment ring positioned under the head of the pedestal allows a very precise adjustment to the nearest millimeter.
- The adjustable terrace pedestals are made of filled polypropylene, a material that is not only 100% recyclable but also very robust. Each pedestal can support up to one ton of load.
- The pedestals are perfectly suited for sloping or uneven terrain. Indeed, the 55-75 mm slabs pedestals are self-levelling by the head, allowing to create or compensate up to 5% of slope in an automatic way.
- The pedestals for slabs comply with the standards in force DTU 43.1 and 51.4, thus ensuring that the work is carried out in accordance with the rules.
- The use of slabs on pedestals also ensures the longevity of your terrace. Indeed, they have been designed to resist atmospheric agents such as frost and UV rays, but also temperature variations ranging from -30° to +60°. Slab pedestals are also resistant to acid solutions and chemicals.
How to lay the slab on pedestals?
After preparing the ground on which you wish to install your terrace, calculate the number of slabs pedestals you need.
Then, simply place the pedestals directly on the ground, adding a contact rubber for noise reduction, then lay your slabs terrace against the spacers provided for this purpose.
Finally, make the necessary height adjustments using the nut located at the base of the pedestal. Simply turn the nut by hand until you reach the desired height.
Slab terrace on pedestals finishes
You can now move on to the finishing of your slab terrace on pedestals with the help of a side cladding support and a slab plate to hide the pedestals of your new terrace. It is also advisable to use a Jouplast slab carrier to avoid injury.
The installation of a terrace on a pedestal is the easiest and quickest method to set up: follow the assembly steps and build your terrace in less than 3 days!
step 1Determine the required spacing, place the pedestals on the ground, adjust them and check everything with a spirit level.
step Once the installation is level, place the tiles on the head of the pedestals.
step 3Then adjust the height of the pedestals and check everything one last time with a spirit level.
step 4Finally, make the cuts to close the terrace laterally.
Self-leveling pedestal 55 75 mm for slabs, tiles or ceramics - Jouplast
|Warranty||2 years warranty|
|Origin||Manufactured in France|
|Conformity||In compliance with the DTU 43.1 and 51.4|
|Resistance||Resisting the acid and basic solutions, the atmospheric agents, the temperatures between -30°C and 60°C|
|Load||Resisting the test of crushing with load superior in 1 ton|
|Use||Gratings, Carrelage stoneware, Concrete slab|
|Adjustable height||2.17 to 2.95 in|
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