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All the roof panels are on now and I have put on...

All the roof panels are on now and I have put on some knee braces for stability. The bracing has definitely helped a bunch making it much less wobbly than it was before. But it still does have a...
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I 100% definitely want a rainproof roof. I don't...

I 100% definitely want a rainproof roof. I don't want a Shade Sail or anything like that. I really really really like the idea of a ton roof. That being said, I am interested in beefing up my...
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Thanks Dane. I'll look into getting a heavy...

Thanks Dane. I'll look into getting a heavy metal brace for that. I'm gonna have to shim it out because my beam is slimmer than the posts. I'm about to start the metal roofing. I didn't read the...
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I just cannot figure out how to brace the corner...

I just cannot figure out how to brace the corner that is near the entry door. The door seems like it is going to be in the way unless I have a super steep brace that starts lower on the leg and...
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is this kind of what you're talking about in the...

is this kind of what you're talking about in the link below
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Also do I have to use 4x4 for the bracing or can...

Also do I have to use 4x4 for the bracing or can 2x4 work. Or does it depend on the span. And is there a good way to determine the length of a brace or just bigger is better.
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Posted By Dmarth10

Yes I do have footings they are at least 17 in...

Yes I do have footings they are at least 17 in diameter footings. I have a feeling the metal braces are going to be pretty expensive the ones you are talking about. I think my best bet is to try to...
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OK drumroll please .. This is finally what I...

OK drumroll please ..

This is finally what I have come up with. It is a free-standing roof with buried post footings. I like how it is coming along so far. the only problem which is a big problem...
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Posted By Dmarth10

Coopersburg Pennsylvania.. Is that for snow loads?

Coopersburg Pennsylvania.. Is that for snow loads?
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Posted By Dmarth10

Hi, Unfortunately I am still trying to figure...

Hi,
Unfortunately I am still trying to figure out shade for my deck

I have been considering building a roof. I want to know about snow loads.

I didn't plan any footings for roof when I build...
06-16-18, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Dmarth10

A year later..... Hope you guys are still around...

A year later..... Hope you guys are still around haha,

Don't know if this is good enough but it's too sunny right now for my camera.
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Posted By Dmarth10

Need shade or roof ideas for my sunny deck

Hello,
I built a deck last year and did not incorporate any type of roof or pergola for shade. My deck is approximately 18 feet deep and 20 feet wide. I have been looking at EVERYTHING that makes...
01-31-17, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Dmarth10

Sorry for the delay, I'll get those pictures...

Sorry for the delay, I'll get those pictures today or tomorrow. Thanks
01-28-17, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Dmarth10

I'm confused, you want the hinge in the picture...

I'm confused, you want the hinge in the picture or the opposite side of the door visible?

I think your asking for the outside top corner, right?
01-28-17, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Dmarth10

Here's the hinge pictures... And the opposite...

Here's the hinge pictures... And the opposite side of the door. It's very hard to tell in the pictures but the opposite side of the hinge is not even with the frame the top corner is pulled in and...
01-26-17, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Dmarth10

OK, I'll get pictures tonight or tomorrow.

OK, I'll get pictures tonight or tomorrow.
01-26-17, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Dmarth10

Need to fix my door seal...

Hello, it's winter in Pennsylvania, although a warm one, but I have a big old gap between my exterior door and the door seal. I went to home Depot and they don't have anything thick enough to...
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Posted By Dmarth10

Thanks for the replies. I did the two posts on...

Thanks for the replies. I did the two posts on the corners because I liked the finished look of the ones I've seen like that. I didn't realize I was complicating things until it was time for the...
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Posted By Dmarth10

Deck railing post supports

Hi guys. A while ago i talked with you guys when I was thinking about building either a deck or patio. I decided on a deck and I'm just about done with the framing. I am working on railing posts...
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I keep trying to upload the picture but it keeps...

I keep trying to upload the picture but it keeps telling me error uploading file. Sorry. Looks like I can't go any further...
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Posted By Dmarth10

I'm not disagreeing with you guys, but I'm just...

I'm not disagreeing with you guys, but I'm just wondering how sheds don't need to be sunk into the ground and they seem to withstand the winters. I appreciate your feedback
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Posted By Dmarth10

Yes. I can lower the grade some so it's not...

Yes. I can lower the grade some so it's not ground level . As far as putting stone under the blocks, do you think it will help with frost heave?
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Posted By Dmarth10

Oh yeah, I forgot to say that the deck is going...

Oh yeah, I forgot to say that the deck is going to be on grade on the one end of the 20 foot Span in about two and a half to 3 feet above grade on the opposite corner
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Posted By Dmarth10

So if I dig out a couple inches of ground and put...

So if I dig out a couple inches of ground and put in some type of stone or gravel and set the blocks on top of that would that fix the frost heave problem? I was driving by a house today and saw a...
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Posted By Dmarth10

Deck blocks

Hi I am going back and forth between building a deck or a patio. I have been researching deck blocks keep coming up. I was wondering why they recommend at least 12 inches in the ground for the...
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