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Old 04-29-2016, 09:04 PM   #1
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Garage Floor is 1 1/2 inches higher thandriveway


I would like to make a ramp going into my garage making up for the garage floor which is an 1 1/2 inches higher then driveway
My truck is standard shift and I feel a ramp would make it easier to get in to the garage
Maybe use a 2x12 and cut it on an angle or use a 1x12 put wedges underneath then fasten to concrete with tapcons or lead anchors
I don't think concrete will work

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Old 04-30-2016, 02:02 AM   #2
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you could get one of these pipe and hose ramps and cut it in half lengthwise.

http://rubberform.com/products/road-...ipe-hose-ramp/
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I didn't know about that website I wonder if it's expensive I will have to look into it!!
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Around here people just get a 1/4 inch thick steel plate from a recycle center, have it cut to length, and as wide as 4 feet, to ease the angle.

Lay it in the doorway with it on top the garage floor, and anchor bolted at the corners.


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Seems like a few options but if you get 3/4" like a 1x or a strip of 3/4 pressure treated ply then instead of a 1.5 inch bump you have 2 separate .75 bumps. That should be plenty.
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Seems like a few options but if you get 3/4" like a 1x or a strip of 3/4 pressure treated ply then instead of a 1.5 inch bump you have 2 separate .75 bumps. That should be plenty.

Ayuh,.... Good idea,....

Or bevel one edge of a 5/4 deck board,....
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Why not fix the cause of the problem and 'mud-jack' the driveway?
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