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Eave Extension
Finally getting around to posting the pictures of my eave extension / porch rebuild which I completed earlier this spring / summer.
I used 2x6 PT lumber for the stairs rather than 5/8 deck board.
Porch
Soffit
Sheathed
Posts, beam, and fascia board.
Setting the posts
Footings go four feet down, belled out at the bottom, reinforced with rebar.
Looking better already.
Out with the old.
These poles weren't holding anything... Notice the absense of a beam. Not to mention the Dek Block foundation and single screws at the top of each...
Part 1 complete...
2x6 trimmers tie the truss tails to the wall for added support. I also added hurricane ties to tie the truss to the top plate.
Soffit / Fascia
Each truss was extended 2' with 8' 2x6 lumber sistered onto the existing trusses.
Before
Before... The chimney was removed / capped in 94 when the last roofng job was done. I didn't own the house then, but I understand that the brick was...



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