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Finishing a porch, roof or UPVC first?

Discussion in 'Building' started by Ian H, 28 Jan 2019.

  1. Ian H

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    I’ve knocked down a rotten porch and replacing it with a new one that’s slightly different.

    The picture is where i’m upto, i’ve just knocked up that frame at 36degrees to see how high it sits and how it looks.

    Should I now order the windows and doors or should I get on with the roof?

    I was thinking windows and door so I can fix the roof to the frame and be sure everything is central. The gable will be upvc and glass.

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    I’ll take any advice on the roof construction too. The tiles are Marley Old English double Romans and the rafters are 1.7mtrs long.

    I was wondering if I should use a deeper rafter (i’ve got a load of 6x2) and have the top of it level with the mock up and the bottom of it 3” lower, i though that might help me when I put the facia boards on the front.

    Thanks :)

    (And i’m having the front acid cleaned and pointed)
     
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