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drew22

09:20AM | 08/17/01
Member Since: 08/16/01
4 lifetime posts
Bvroofing
i want to raise the porch roof to replace the decking and footings. can i use 2x6 or do ineed a hydraulic jack. the footings are old oil drum legs is 4x4pt good enough or do i need 6x6(or 4x6???)the deck has setteled unevenly should i raise it to the original heigt or lower the high spot to the setteled height (about 2 inches) it setteled less in the middle of the span because there is no roof coulum there thanks in advance

Jay J

04:43PM | 08/19/01
Member Since: 10/26/00
782 lifetime posts
Hi drew22,

I can't say for sure, drew22, but it you want to be safe, spend the extra few $$$ and go BIG. RE: the footings, I'd POUR them!

My best to ya and hope this helps.

Jay J -Moderator

drew22

06:03PM | 08/19/01
Member Since: 08/16/01
4 lifetime posts
thanks jay j and billy i actually finshed about 7pm (est) today and it all worked out well. i appreciate your help and knowledge cold not have done it with out you
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