Typical decks are designed to support 55 PSF (lbs per square foot). Porch decks require 25 additional PSF for roof loads for a total of 80 PSF. As a result most decks have inadequate footings to support a new porch roof. The footings for porch decks must be larger than deck footings. Many porches use 22" + diameter corner and intermediate ...Get Price
15 Stunning Low-budget Floating Deck Ideas For Your Home ...
#9 wooden pallets-only floating decks can be stunning #10 build a small sanctuary under a legendary tree #11 salvaged wood can build the entire deck and furniture #12 raise your floating deck on cinder blocks #13 take advantage of the tree`s shadow with a stunning deck #14 corner deck around a lemon tree built with scrap woodGet Price
If building a floating deck is too expensive for you (it is not cheap – about $12/sq. ft. + cost of the roof) there is a walkable slip-resistant material that can eliminate the need for a floating deck – IB DeckSheild. Deckshield (or similar products from other manufacturers) are fully adhered over DensDeck rigid substrate.Get Price
Porch Ceiling and Roof Options | HGTV
The right roof gives you the shelter you need for your porch while the color height and texture of your ceiling adds to the overall look and feel of the space from the inside. Many homeowners like a classic drop ceiling with painted or stained beadboard for a traditional look.Get Price