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Old 04-15-2012, 12:40 AM   #1
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I'm thinking about rebuilding a patio cover on a house I just bought. The patio cover that is up is really built poorly. The problem that I'm having is can I mount new posts on not level concrete slab.

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Post some pictures.
Think about it, just cut the post differant lengths.

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Search these forums, there are a few threads on folks who have done this. Some have fastened to the slab, others have cut the slab out and poured a deeper footing. Your local code matters here. My local code for example says the slab must be at least 3.5" thick in order to attach anything to it.
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hear is some photos on the current patio cover.
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can I mount new posts on not level concrete slab.
You can if you want it to look bad and be structurally unsound.

I suggest you break the slab at the footings and pour new ones that are level.
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