Built in L bench with storage

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Old 04-07-19, 04:11 PM
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Built in L bench with storage

Hi, need some advice. On this outdoor built-in bench, it is covered with a ceiling but was wondering if I should add small metal legs to keep it off the ground from water damage. I donít believe water would flow in and I do live in Southern California but wanted to see what others thought.

Or or should I not add legs to keep off ground and seal the seams with a caulk sealant?

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Old 04-08-19, 02:45 AM
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What is the patio floor made of ? what's with that electrical box?
If you put legs under it you'd also be making a spot for bugs, dust and stuff to gather.
 
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Old 04-08-19, 03:52 AM
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I would not add legs but the only place that might get wet is that front lower 2 X 4. I would use a PT 2 X 4
 
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Old 04-08-19, 04:01 AM
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If it's also going to be used as bench to sit on, then legs will be necessary. High enough to comfortably sit. I also think it will be aesthetically more attractive with legs.
 
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