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We have gone to contract for the finish carpentry portion of the project and are hopefully working out the final details of the 5th level exterior deck scope today. I appreciate the clarity you have provided thus far, I wish everyone could be so detailed!

Christopher Martin
Estimating, Master Millwork

If I had known about screw-jack pedestals earlier in my career I absolutely would have put them everywhere. I like that you can create comfortable level surfaces for people right over the top of sloped surfaces designed to drain. I also like being able to hide irrigation, plumbing, and electrical services below the surface. This is much more elegant than running conduit everywhere.

Bing Sheldon
FAIA, retired chairman and founder of SERA Architects

Buzon Screwjack Pedestals

Buzon screwjack pedestals are suited for both large-scale projects as well as small installations. The award-winning Buzon Pedestal can be used with stone, concrete pavers, wood tile or decking, structural porcelain pavers, glass tile, and steel or fiberglass grating to create raised floors on balconies, terraces, green roofs, temporary floors and for water features.

Buzon’s  slope correcting feature makes it quick and easy to correct for roof pitch or smooth out uneven surfaces. The screw-jack pedestals are height-adjustable from 7/16 to 44 inches (11 to 1118 mm) depending on the series. Buzon pedestals are capable of supporting loads up to 2,200 lbs (1,000 kg) — 1,000 lb design load. Each part of the Buzon pedestal system uses a minimum thickness of 4 mm or 5 mm of polypropylene. The higher pedestals are equipped with reinforcement ribs to further improve the strength and resistance.

Elevated Deck Applications

Applications for elevated deck support include roof decks, patios, balconies, plazas, terraces,  swimming pool surrounds, illuminated floors, exhibition stands, water features, pedestrian walkways, roof access paths,  etc. The possibilities are only limited to the vision of urban planners, architects, landscape architects, builders, and discerning homeowners.  Used on projects all over the world, the applications of Buzon pedestals are endless. You really are only limited by your imagination.

Buzon Pedestals Comply with Building Codes

Buzon Pedestal International has received confirmation from ICC Evaluation Service, LLC (ICC-ES), that its BC, DPH, and PB-Series pedestals comply with the provisions of the:

  • 2018, 2015 and 2012 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2019 California Building Code (CBC)
  • 2020 Florida Building Code, Building

This confirmation, as evidenced in ICC-ES evaluation report ESR-3985, provides guidance to code officials faced with approving the use of Buzon BC, DPH, PB-Series pedestals under these codes. See ICC-ES Evaluation Report No. ESR-3985 at www.icc-es.org

Choose From PB Series or BC Series

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The PB Series provide solutions for residential applications and with the different head options available solves many construction challenges. The PB Series is especially suited for installing hydra-pressed concrete and other heavy materials.

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The versatility of the BC Series allows architects to be more creative in designing plazas, green roofs, or water features or building anything using non-dimensional materials or where the slope is greater than 5%.

PB Series Video Resources

BC Series Video Resources

Benefits of Slope Correction

  • Enables design of level leisure surfaces
  • Maintains slope to drain design
  • Minimizes installation time
  • Accommodates locally uneven surfaces

APPLICATION NOTE: Decking Materials and Roof Loading

There are many factors to consider in selecting materials for a rooftop decking application. This application note concerns the load capacity of Buzon screwjack pedestal systems and also explores relative roof loading for various popular rooftop decking materials.

Buzon offers the fastest most accurate slope correction system available. As an installer, it saves me time and labor. That’s important because I want to drain water, not my budget.

Jon Aguilar
Owner, Heritage Earth and Stone

Buzon Screwjack Pedestals Projects

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Elevated Stone Deck
Adjustable Joist Support
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Weathered Ipe Decking Example
Ipe Deck with Buzon Pedestals
Low Maintenance Rooftop Deck Materials

Buzon Screwjack Pedestals Support Any Decking Surface

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Porcelain Pavers

Buzon pedestals used with structural porcelain pavers in legno (wood-finish) or pietra (stone-finish) create a beautiful, solid surface for terraces.

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Joist Deck Systems

Buzon pedestals have adjustable timber batten support for hardwood decking options that include bamboo, mahogany, cumaru, Resysta rice hull composite, Thermory, and Kebony.

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Natural Stone in Any Shape

Buzon pedestals accommodate natural stone (marble, granite, etc.) in nearly any size or shape by using innovative spacer tabs that can be rotated 360 degrees.

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