These are simpler types of porch designs which consist of a deck area outside of the front door and a gable roof which is characterized by a roof with two sloping sides and gable at the end of each side.
Mobile home deck roof.
If your mobile home has a flat roof then a flat roof porch would likely be the best option for you.
The hud code more on this later has very strict requirements on how to attach the roof of an addition to your mobile home.
A roof on your porch can have a number of benefits.
The roof of your new porch will impact your home significantly.
Attach a 2 x 6 ledger board to the studs on the wall using lag bolts.
Purchase salt treated lumber to build all components of the porch.
Note how this has a closed gable with vinyl to match the home.
It shields the deck of the porch and the home from bad weather and it creates a pleasant shaded area in which to relax.
There are no girders resulting in a nearly seamless ceiling.
Is there any way to legally as in according to the 2006 international residential code which my county uses join a porch roof to the roof of a doublewide mobile home hi yroy to me this is almost a trick question to which as rod has the correct answer.
Includes 48 wide locking insulated panels mounting rail deluxe front header front and side fascias house type gutter 2 downspouts hardware caulking and the required number of posts based on the length of the roof.
You ll have to consider the rise and run of the roof and how it will be incorporated into the roof on the home.
Build the roof for the porch onto the exterior wall of the mobile home.
Most professionals suggest that porch roofs have a minimum 3 12 pitch meaning the roof rises 3 for every 1 foot of length.
Secure the framework together with both nails and screws.
A sloped roof should be one foot higher on the end next to the mobile home to shed rain properly.
Nailing the rim joist into your posts will be difficult if they are already sidled up against the home with little wiggle room.
Mobile home carports are also smart additions especially if you live in an area with hot summers or snow filled winters.
However it will also come with extra responsibilities.
The ledger board should be about 1 1 2 inches below the roof line of the mobile home.
You can add ceiling fans and lights using the built in electric raceways.
Here is an amazing insulated roof system with panels that lock together.
Deck and patio covers.
For the back three holes near the mobile home entrance attach a rim joist to your posts that will face the home.
Mobile home patio covers or deck covers can add value to your home and increase comfort and living space at a very reasonable price of around 8 per square foot.
The roof of the porch must either tie in with the mobile home roof line exactly or be constructed to stand slightly above it.
Look at this gable roof design on a mobile home here s one of ready decks gable style porches painted and ready for outdoor enjoyment.
Add landscaping grab a glass of iced tea and do some porch sittin.