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Old 03-13-2011, 08:04 AM   #1
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I have a 28' x15' house with a 12" overhang. I would like to add a 4' overhang to the front without any post. Its a gable roof on a 4:12 pitch. Overhang will go on the 28' side.

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Is the existing roof a truss system or is it stick built using dimensional lumber?

Are you willing to remove the shingles and roof sheeting on that side of the house to accomplish the changes?

A picture of the house would help.---Mike---

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Old 03-13-2011, 11:15 AM   #3
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It is stick built. Yes i am willing to remove shingles. I am also tall and would like a minimal slope if possible.
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Yes it can be done but it will take alot of extra work if you dont want the supports on the front. Also with minimal slope your probably looking into a single ply roof since your eve's are probably 12' or so. A picture would help.
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