Joist hangers can help you mount each rafter to the house.
Porch roof attached to house.
After that to make it flush with the roof of the existing house cut the two outer rafters.
This roof pitch and style compliments the home and allows the owners to enjoy the sound of the rain while on their open porch.
The positioning of your rafters will depend on the pitch of the porch roof.
The primary roof is a hip roof.
That usually is done with a header or ledger board secured to the house.
Building a porch roof costs 16 to 30 per square foot.
A significant portion of the total depends on the material which usually matches whatever you have for the rest of the house.
Cut each of the house ends while continuing installing the rafters so that they fit the top of the rafter beam perfectly.
It s ok to mix and match roofing materials as you see here.
The porch roof may match the pitch of your home or have a more shallow roof pitch.
Step 1 locate a position for a header or ledger board.
Use screws to secure the rafter to the sill plate.
This is the type most often associated with front porches often with wide steps leading to the porch.
A house attached patio roof takes advantage of the house s structure by supporting one end of the roof on a ledger mounted horizontally to the house.
A common element in adding porch roofs is fastening one end to the house either to a wall or to a roof.
The detached porch below has a metal hip roof.
The ledger typically a 2 by 6 is usually designed to hold one end of the patio roof rafters.
Fastening a patio roof to the house hometips roof decks are ideal for enjoying cool evenings but adding one adding a deck to brick veneer house professional builder corrugated patio cover note this is not attached to the house.
Now you can begin assembling the outer rafters and attaching the rafter beam to the edge of the roof of the house.
For a 200 square foot structure this ranges from 3 200 to 6 000.
If you decide on a shallow pitch porch roof use 2 by 6 foot rafters.
The open front porch below has a combination roof.