Asked on Jul 15, 2018

Easiest way to put roof on a deck?

Garden Up Green - CaroleZard Pocleeb


need advise on the easiest and least expensive way on putting a roof on a free standing 12x12 deck/patio.

2 answers
  • Zard Pocleeb
    on Jul 15, 2018

    I think the asphalt shingles would be the way to go. For such a small area the cost would be minimal.

  • Garden Up Green - Carole
    on Jul 16, 2018

    Easiest way will depend on your Carpenter skill level. A slanted roof would be less difficult than pitched. 4 x 4 corner posts will be needed and then they will need to be braced together in the shape of a frame. Then you will need the roof framed with support beams. A lot of folks seem to like that metal tin for a barn look. But wooden shingles would look really neat overlapped on top of plywood.

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