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!