Deck Remodel – Building a seat roof over your existing deck will make it more comfortable, providing shade and protection from the rain. The gavel design of the roof will also allow for excellent rain and snow runoff in wet climates. Follow these steps to build one of these functional roofs yourself.
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Determine places for your roof support posts. Mark these places on deck remodel design and cut out areas in tires at these places to dig a hole in the ground below deck. Set a concrete ground and attach the posts. Dig holes in the ground at each posting space at least 18 inches in depth and 12-18 inches wide. Slide cylindrical concrete shapes into the holes and fill with concrete. While the concrete is still wet, adjust and adjust the bar brackets in it. Let the concrete cure for 24 hours. Measure and cut 6×6 support posts to the size of your roof’s dimensions. Place support posts in post anchor and fasten loosely with the supplied screws and nuts. Make sure the posts are in bulk, temporarily support them and tighten the screws and nuts.
Measure and cut two 2×8 pieces of wood to a length that is the same as the distance between the center of support posts. Deck remodel plan get help hiding 2x8s one at a time and temporarily nail a 2×8 to each side of the post in a way that allows nails to easily be removed later. The 2×8 should be lined with the midpoint of the post on each side and at the same level as the top of the service shown in the diagram. Measure and mark places to match holes on both support posts and beams to accommodate the 5/8 inch bolts. Take the nails, lower the 2x8s, and drill the holes in both the posts and 2x8s. Raise 2x8s again and screw properly. Repeat for all span between support posts.
Begin at one end of the shorter side of your roof, marking the roof tiles every 24 inches at the center of the tops of 2x8s. Get help, lift one of the end roof chairs its position on the brand you made for it and nail the spot. Deck remodel set temporary brace and continue this process for all roof rails. Nail 5/8 “plywood mantles on roof racks for roofing.