How to Build a Shed Roof over a Deck Addition

Jan 15th

How to Build a Shed Roof over a Deck – The addition of a roof that covers more than one roof creates many life options. Guests outdoors become easier, more space can be used for an outdoor living room when the weather is fine. An area of the roof creates a shelter from rain and wind and helps protect the furniture on the deck from deteriorating. In addition, it is easier to store garden chairs and roasting supplies in the storage units under a covered porch. With the construction of the roof of the shed near the house, it is also possible to create a communication cabinet for watching television or playing outside music. It is also easier to use a laptop to get outdoor office work in a space that covers the deck.

Roof Over Deck Plans
Roof Over Deck Plans

Measure the entire roof to define the amount of roof space the shed should cover. Choose a design that is not too complicated. Purchase pressure 2 by 6 inches treated joints to build the roof shed. Pre-cut beams and support columns with an electric circular saw. Install beams in 16-inch centers, mounting the frame with 4-inch stainless steel screws and an electric screwdriver. Nail 1/2 inches of plywood on the roof of the shed roof. Add asphalt cloth and asphalt shingles.

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Run the electrical wiring to the roof shed for lighting fixtures. Secure the wiring inside the exterior grade duct to protect it from the elements. Add storage boxes of leftover wood materials and plywood to create seats under the roof deck. Countersink stainless steel screws on structures to prevent clothes from snagging.