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emc2kh

07:45PM | 11/04/08
Member Since: 11/03/08
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Hi all. I want to close up the bottom of my patio cover with drywall,

but I am not sure if the extra weight will cause problems. It doesn't look

like the beams are thick enough to begin with. I want to add some support

to the beams without replacing them or adding extra support posts. Is this

possible? What are my options? Here is all of the info I can gather about

my patio cover.

2-(4x6) beams that span 11'4" between 3-(4x6) support posts.

(2x6) rafters that span 11'7" w/ 1' overhang, 24" o.c.

Roof pitch = 1/12

Roofing is 2 ply peel-n-stick mod-bit under 5/8" plywood.

Located in Southern Nevada.

Thank you for any information you can give me.
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