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Old 10-07-2010, 11:17 PM   #1
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How to support patio cover posts

I recently purchased a home with a freestanding fiberglass patio cover. It appears the 4x4 posts were anchored to the concrete slab patio, using simpson brackets and condrete anchors. It seems fairly stable, however there is a slight sway to the entire structure when you lean on it. Is there a way to support the posts to add more stability? Thanks for any advice.


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Old 10-07-2010, 11:25 PM   #2
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Got a picture of the cover and another one of the post connection?
Are there any knee braces on the cover?


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Location might help...... a solution in Hawaii might not be the same solution as one in Alaska.
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