Raise the roof by 500 millimeters you can raise the patio roof up to 500 millimeters by removing the eaves fascia and gutter.
Add front porch roof.
Depending on the style of your home you might opt for a shed roof style or perhaps build an appealing gable roof complete with skylights.
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The slope on this gable front porch roof is rather steep and has what i call a heavy appearance.
This roof style is more difficult to create because it is largely unsupported by the house.
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Next select build railing and deck railing straight railing then click and drag out three railings to create an enclosed room on the front of the structure.
After that cut the rafters back to the wall line.
Position and secure the gable porch truss flat against the top plate of the porch s end.
To create the attached porch.
Note the sunburst pattern at the top of the gable.
If you are not sure what angle the trim pieces should be cut at use a scrap board to test or purchase a t bevel to give you the correct angle.
As aptly shown in this example you can create a big porch space similar to that of a veranda using wooden pillars to support the tin roof.
Add a hip porch roof to your design for a gentler slope.
Use the 1 1 4 exterior screws instead.
Your front porch addition may be simply replacing an existing pediment like the one pictured above the door at right with a roof over your entrance.
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Hip porch roofs are the most complex roof design with soft and equally angled slopes.
Hip porch roofs extend past the house of the wall to create a more pyramid shaped design.
Step 1 position the porch truss.
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Secure the truss that is closest to the house first with nails on both sides.
For our example the front railing will be 7 out from the exterior wall.
Front porch shed roof.
Gables have the added benefit of giving you options for adding interest and additional appeal to your porch.
Extend a cord or line on the level from the truss s peak to the roof line s highest peak.
Strong and sturdy this should do you good in most weather condition.
In case you are thinking about extending your porch area a tin roof inlaid with tiles can be a great idea.