This significantly sloped deck roof allows for proper drainage of rain and snow as opposed to a flat roof.
10 by 12 sloped roof shed over deck.
We re going to use 2x8 lumber to make the roof frame.
The patio roof which is raised with some brackets requires a custom barge cap.
If you are tying the roof directly to a house.
Weather you re building a shed roof or adding a dormer to your second story it is important to choose the proper size rafter.
Building and adding to the deck.
However if you choose to build a freestanding shed and use this style of roof you should plan the slope of your roof in such a manner as to slope down from the front to the back of the shed.
Remember that pitch is calculated as the height or rise of a roof pitch over 12 inches of horizontal run.
The most common type of deck roof the gable roof forms a triangular shape projects along a ridge down the center of the deck and overhangs the enclosed space.
Of roof decking costs 800 2 800 to install depending on the material you choose.
Shed roofs project as a single plane roof pitched away from the house.
A flat roof has a slope of 2 in 12 or less.
The roof is typically sloped down from the connecting wall if the shed is attached to the side of your house or garage.
Conventional slope roof range between 4 in 12 and 8 in 12.
The original deck was 10 x 8 just large enough to hold the hot tub but that is a little small for a deck to relax on.
The run always remains constant at 12 inches.
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Always try to match the house roof pitch angle and overhang for your shed roof.
This is usually because low quality leak prone decking materials such as epdm rubber are used often in an effort to save money.
Now that the walls are rigid from the structural sheathing we re going to tackle the framing the roof.
A gable roof also blends in well with many types of.
Flat roofs are more susceptible to leaking than pitched roofs.
If you wish to reach a specific height you can lift the roof of the patio with some riser brackets.
Steeper sloped roofs are considered more aesthetically pleasing and last longer.
Therefore if your roof rises 4 inches over the course of 12 inches of horizontal run then your roof pitch is 4 12.
A low slope roof is anywhere from 2 in 12 to 4 in 12.
There are several variables to consider when determining the proper rafter size.
The deck was constructed entirely of 2x6 lumber both treated and untreated.
On average 300 sq ft.
This sizing guide for roof rafters will help determine what you need for your small project.
It allows you to add over a hundred millimeters of extra height.
Some shed roofs are designed to be nearly flat.
It was decided to extend the deck out to a 10 x 12 area using the same construction methods as the original.
How to build a shed roof over a deck.
Anything more than 9 in 12 is considered steep.