Roof tie in for simple porch

Old 02-27-05, 06:26 AM
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I am adding a small porch to the front of my house and need to tie in the roof to the existing structure do I need to cut open the roof or can I get away with a "purlin" that attaches to the existing trusses?
Old 03-01-05, 10:42 AM
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you can cut the facia out and set your your lumbet on the top plate and secure it to the trust side
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