build a deck over a pitched roof

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we are interested in pitching the roof slightly to prevent standing water on the roof then rebuild the deck without inserting the deck posts into the roofing material. is it possible to build a floating deck on top of a slightly pitched roof? we have had several contractors come to our home but none are willing to .

is the deck over living space or cantilevered out on joists? what are the proposed joist sizes? what kind of slope is designed into the framing? finally never design or build a deck that is level with or higher than the interior floor. this applies to any deck but it's essential for a waterproof deck over living .

roof deck construction. this article building a roof deck was inspired after a client recently asked if i would replace her badly worn out roof deck. this wooden deck was built over her screen porch and on top of a flat roof. it's not really flat: it's pitched ¼' per foot but without a spirit level you can't really tell. years of neglect .

build a deck on a flat roof here's an example of what not to do as debris settled into the cracks of the gravel roof it became a muddy sponge and the sleepe find this pin and more on morgan by scteacher2. decking. see more. if i ever have a mobile home-- roof tips. mobile home livingmobile .

in decking over a roof (fhb #246) emanuel silva shows how to build such a structure. here i show . it's common to put a deck above a low-pitched shed roof. however . the deck boards should be attached to pressure-treated 2x sleepers tapered to offset the roof pitch so that the deck surface is level.

a deck on a sloped roof requires a different approach to the framing underneath the joists. roof deck framing unlike for decks at ground level doesn't entail a ledger attached to the rim joist of a house. instead a pair of beams rest on supports called sill plates to create a frame for the deck. once you have .

the deck shown above is just such a project and while this article cannot give you specific plans it can help with planning and building your own . in our case however the roof of the garage was only 8' above the deck; to continue the same 4/12 slope of the roof would have resulted in a roof that was only .

sloped roof has numerous advantages over a flat roof the most important of them being that it allows for quick and effective water runoff. snow and rain which usually pile up on a flat roof run off the slanted roof thus prolonging the lifespan of the roof. slanted roofs which come with 2 angles meeting in the center are .

roofing work and build the deck themselves. either way the roofing has to be right. framing the roof. whenever i install decking over a roof i make sure the framing is structurally sound and properly pitched to drain water. the project illustrated here was a com- plete teardown and rebuild so i framed .

building a rooftop deck over a roof with a small pitch. by sharon (salt lake city). i want to add a garage to the front of my house and add a second story over it. from the second story over the garage i would like to extend a deck out over my house to make good use of the view. the roof has a slight pitch.

slope toward the outside edge of the deck about 1/4 in. per foot. if the span under your deck is 12 ft. for example the purlin at the outer end of the deck should be 3 in. lower than the purlin along the house (12 x 1/4 = 3). first mark all the purlin locations on the deck joists. install the .

building rooftop decks. rooftop deck panels lift for cleaning (c) daniel friedman. [click any image to see a larger detailed version]. decks over living spaces can be detailed various ways but all should have the following elements: along-lasting membrane roof sloped at least 1/4inch per foot designed to drain .

deck this is where the insulation is placed on top of the rafters/joists and the roof covering is then placed over the insulation. no ventilation is required for these types of roofs. cold deck this is where the insulation is placed between the joists/rafters or in between the ceiling joists in the case of a pitch roof.

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build a deck over a pitched roof