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Need Help Replacing Header And Post For Porch/2nd Floor

Temporary support of the roof: I have read that I can either build a temporary wall similar to how you would support any other wall , or jack up the roof. I am leaning towards jacking because I feel like I would have more control when lifting/lowering the roof back onto the header.

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HOW TO REPLACE PORCH COLUMNS

By using the carefully positioned post jack to temporarily lift the weight of the roof, the old porch column can be safely pulled out and a new one installed. Post jacks come in a variety of sizes, but for this job you will need one that extends to just over 8.

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Jacking Up a Porch Roof at a Side Wall

In this video, I jack up the corner of porch roof, so that I can successfully install a section of Half Round Gutter. 1 or 3 of a Porch Rework - more BuildingMoxie.com.

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First question: What condition is the porch roof in? If it's going to need a lot of work, it may be easier just to take it all down and work from the bottom up, as you would with new construction.

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How to Remove and Replace a Wood Porch Column Today's

Replacing a damaged porch column isnt that hard, but proper safety precautions need to be taken to avoid injury or damage to the porch. To remove and replace a porch column: Attach a short 2x 6 board to the end of a 4 x 4 post.

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How does one raise a porch roof/columns to replace decking

Best Answer: Those are some tall columns. if you have the time where you can remove one at a time replacing the decking as you go Here is a suggestion. buy a hi lift jack. These are available at most farm stores and some of the DIY outlets. also buy a length of steel plumbing pipe that will just fit over the jack. you may also have to buy a coupling and a short piece of additional pipe in the

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How to Install Porch Flooring how-tos DIY

Rock Solid hosts Derek Stearns and Dean Marsico show how to use overlay and a pattern stamp to rework a cracked and peeling concrete porch floor. The result is a stylish porch surface resembling slate at a fraction of the cost.

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Need A New Roof? Here's Your Roofing 101

Whether or not you should repair a damaged area versus replacing the whole roof should be a decision made with the help of a professional roofer. If your roof is in great condition, with the exception of one area damaged in a storm, for example, you may be able to replace just the damaged area.

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Replace A Load-Bearing Beam In A Porch Roof

Replacing A Load-Bearing Beam In A Porch Roof : In This Article: required to pump the jack this was a 12 ton jack way bigger than needed and it took almost no pumping effort to lift the porch roof. I could have used a one ton jack. the section modulus and the overall strength of the board is quadrupled. This is why floor joists

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How To Replace Porch Footings?

Propping the roof while the repairs are done is one job---lifting it back to level is another--- Much more tough of a job ,lifting the roof. New members: Adding your location to your profile helps in many ways.--M--

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How to Replace Porch Posts This Old House

Our replacement posts came with installation brackets that required us to lift the awning ¼ inch. To do so, we replaced our 2x6 supports with jack posts, which can be found at most local home centers.

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How to Replace a Load Bearing Porch Column or Post Dengarden

Before replacing a porch column with a new one, you first have to remove the old one. Because the column is likely supporting a heavy roof structure, a temporary support will need to be used. How to raise a porch to replace the column is a matter of choice.

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How to Replace a Wooden Front Porch Home Guides SF Gate

Replacing the wooden front porch is organized into four basic components: planning, demolition, installing the porch deck and installing the porch roof.

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How To Replace Porch Posts DoItYourself.com

If your porch roof is beginning to sag, you will need to replace the porch posts before the overhead structure collapses. Most porch posts are load bearing. This means each post supports the weight of the overhang, which protects the surface area beneath.

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Jacking Up a Porch Roof Old House Porch Progress

Things to Consider with Jack Up a Porch Roof and the Prep. In raising the roof, I knew was going to have to reset the roofs flashing as it meets a sidewall of the house. So to begin, I removed the existing counter flashing running about 5 courses up.This was as easy as finding nails and prying.

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Repair for an Old Wooden Porch

For this repair project we milled interlocking tongue-and-groove boards from treated lumber to replace the original rotted porch boards. I decided to replace the entire side of porch flooring with the exception of a roughly 4-ft. span that I could tell was the original porch flooring from when the house was built in 1880.

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