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Old 11-14-2020, 05:18 PM
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I agree. The photo looks like that roof is nearly horizontal/ no slope. If so, I would expect a roof collapse as water ponds on top of it after a rain (or is it already at an angle, not apparent in the photo?). I would want a 6 / 12 pitch for drainage.
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It is for hurricanes. There are set screws in the masonry and I use wing nuts and nuts to secure a bottom track and then bolt the material right onto the house.

I am not going to put it up as that sucks and takes hours but I’ll find a pic for you

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Like this but without the top track
Since we recently went through two 'canes here, I'm just looking for ideas for the future. I have tall windows around the house, and thought this might work to protect them. Thanks. Didn't mean to hijack the thread.
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I am pretty new in here, and I am only looking to set up my outdoor orchid structure. The information from here is really great for me, thank you very much! Someone has actually told me about a certain rubber material for the roof of this structure, however I am not so sure about it actually. I have read a lot of great things about polycarbonate, is it really that great? I am going to call for the services of Roof Repairs Sydney | City 2 Surf Roofing | Damage Repairs as soon as I start to make it, maybe they can recommend me something really great.

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