02:09PM | 07/30/00
Member Since: 04/25/00
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I had a 21'w / 13'd wood porch built off the back of my house. I'm scared that there is not enough support. Could someone please help before I call in an inspector. The porch has 4 4x4 pressure treated supports built up on concrete. The porch begins 5' - 7' up the roof line and extends 13' out from the egde of the house. The porch beams are 2 x 8 and are 16" apart spread across the 21' length. The contractor put 2 2x8 beams on top of the treated supports. The beams are nailed together to the support making a 4" thickness. They are slightly slanted outward away from the house. There are no cross beams in between the supports and there is no other support at the 4x4 supports. Please HELP...I'm very concerned about this, but then again maybe it was done properly.


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