Browsing Category : Wood Patio Covers

Wood it’s NOT all the same.

Many people don’t know but not all wood is the same. There is framing lumber which usually what you find in big box stores, then there is Architectural lumber which means it will have four corners similar to framing lumber except it is for appearances, redwood which is great for outdoors (rot and termites resistant) but can get pricey. If…

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Building a Patio Cover

There are many types of patio cover style, I’ll try and cover the most common. There are couple basic thing all covers require. Footings, Post/Beams, Roof (Solid or lattice) What is the purpose of the footing? The footing will carry all the loads of the cover. A footing is not the same as a slab. The slab is just the…

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