start here if you're building a roof over a patio or deck. this article discusses strategies for building over an existing slab patio or over a deck, and offers links to articles about the specific tasks such as pouring the footings, raising posts, and so forth.
my deck measures 25' wide x 14' long. i wonder if i could put a partial permanent roof over about 16' x 14' so that i could still have a grill on the deck. or would that be a fire hazard to have a grill close to the roof? initially, there were trees on both sides that provided shade. now the trees are gone and there is no shade but i still want to have the grill just a regular-sized sears
we just started building our roof for a 16×24 foot deck. we used 4×6 posted and used tapcons to attach to the brick house with 4×4 headers. we ended with 12 of drop from the back header to the front header.
i try and design a deck much in the same way you design a floor plan, and add interest by varying the footprint. multiple levels and access to the yard are also good things. ditto what the others have said here regarding structure, and roof design. honestly, think about the awning or or putting a roof over part of it.
many building departments require a local architect or engineer to design plans for porch roofs because of the increased snow, roof and wind loads created by adding a roof. building a shed roof over a deck: step by step
subject: re:cost to put roof over deck? anonymous: anonymous wrote:haven't heard yet about 'adding a roof' to an existing deck. in every case, everything is torn out and sufficient new supporting beams are set and then deck, walls, roof are built. for closer to $30k.
average costs of materials for a screened-in deck. the size of the screened-in deck is going to determine the price per square foot the homeowner will be charged for. for instance, if the price is $60 per square foot for a 300-square-foot screened-in deck, the homeowner is going to be paying around $18,000.
how to build a tin roof over a deck by amanda fetherlin save; bright sun shining down on you while you try to relax on your porch can be a bother. one solution is to build a simple tin roof that will not only block direct sunlight but will also provide protection from inclement weather while you're occupying your porch and enjoying the outdoors
typical decks are designed to support 55 psf lbs per square foot . porch decks require 25 additional psf for roof loads for a total of 80 psf. as a result, most decks have inadequate footings to support a new porch roof. the footings for porch decks must be larger than deck footings. many porches use 22' diameter corner and intermediate footings.
in the united states the average cost of a bowling alley built from concrete block with a steel roof deck and no basement is $119.75 per square foot. a 20,000 sq. ft. bowling alley would cost
how to put roof over existing deck can anyone advise me on a preferred way to put a roof load over an existing deck? i don't know if can or should avoid spending on an engineer for this. existing deck is 24 w x 10' deep, ledgered to house, rear beam is 8' back so there's a 24' cantilever . 2x8 joists 16' oc, dbl 2x10 rear beam.
haven't heard yet about 'adding a roof' to an existing deck. in every case, everything is torn out and sufficient new supporting beams are set and then deck, walls, roof are built. for closer to $30k.
this estimation is good for a wood deck and includes the materials and the labor. homeadvisor.com says a roof can cost an additional $900 to $1,500 if you were having a new deck built. the costs can be higher since a new roof can require additional decking materials, additional framing and an additional permit may be required when adding the roof.
a deck with a roof serves as the best possible outdoor living space. a roof provides shade and keeps your family dry during wet weather. it also can add to the aesthetic appeal of the space. the best time to build a roof over your deck is during the building of the deck itself.