The Different Types of Pedestals

The Different Types of Pedestals

March 12, 2024

Timbur pedestals

A Timbur pedestal for a column or a statue. It may also refer to the base of a balustrade or an obelisk. Pedestals are usually made of wood or metal and come in a variety of shapes. However, their load-bearing capacity varies, and minor differences can have a significant impact on the capability of your project – both in terms of cost and timeframes.

Our terrace pedestals are ideal for supporting conventional decking on balcony or roof terraces. They are easy to install, level and adjust to the exact height of your decking joist and provide stability for years to come. They are also resistant to moulds, algae, alkali and bitumen and can withstand variations in temperature from -40°C to +60°C. The head of the terrace pedestal is designed to accommodate the joist and can be fixed using screws, so there’s no need for shims or packers.

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Using terrace pedestals for your wood bearers is a great way to build your rooftop or roof garden in less time and at lower cost. They also eliminate the need for extensive ground preparation and provide a solid structure that allows air to circulate under the deck and water to flow easily to surface drains. They also allow easy access for inspection and maintenance of any concealed service pipes, ducts or cabling.

The NIVO adjustable decking pedestal is designed to support a timber joist and offers one of the highest compression tolerances on the market. It has a wide base for maximum stability and is suitable for many different surface materials. The NIVO can also be equipped with up to 5 extensions to compensate for slopes of up to 5%. It’s easy to assemble and can be used with both concrete slabs or wood bearers.

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