How do you build a roof over a deck?

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Being able to sit outside even when it's raining is wonderful, when you have a roof over top the deck. Getting the right amount of lumber and plywood, along with a few other you can build a roof for the deck. Construction can begin on the ground and then put into place to finish the build. Before starting your project, check with the proper authorities to see if a building permit is needed. For more instructions and information on how to build a roof over a deck, click on the link below. www.ehow.com
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1. Build the frame of the roof on the ground. Frame up a box the size of the outer dimensions of your deck using 2 by 4 inch lumber. Then run joists connecting the front of your roof
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Use care, footings/base may not be up to code to carry the weight of roof (plus snow and ice up here in the north)
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1. Measure the area where you are building the deck. Check to make sure that there are no tree roots, plants or other items in the area; if there are, remove them. Using a tape measure
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1. Design the plans for your wood deck. Decide on location, size, look, materials, etc. 2. Clear the outside wall's trim to the height of your planned deck on the side of the house
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How to Build a Roof Over a Deck
Decks are for enjoying the outdoors, entertaining friends and family, and escaping everyday life for a few hours at a time. Unfortunately, bad weather can put a damper on that enjoyment. However by building a simple roof structure over the deck itself,... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Challenging
Source: www.ehow.com
To build a sturdy roof over a deck you will need, some lumber, tin roofing, some plywood, ledger boards, lag bolts and aluminum flashing.
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