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renren624
Please Help! 2 nd floor patio disaster!

I have a 40 year old, 3 story home with a huge 2nd story wrap around "L" shaped patio. The patio floor is covered in red roofing tar paper and has stucco columns set into the ground level rock/cement 1st level.

The patio is spongy, sagging and leaking a lot. There are several holes in the tar paper as well. Also, the patio has no slope so water collects and puddles.

Please help me with all of the steps I need to take to remove the old paper, replace any (or all) rotten wood, treat the wood, rebuild the patio with a slope and lay a nice tiled floor.

Basically I need to learn how to do a complete rebuild of the floor and I can't find help anywhere!

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