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RollingStone

Getting rid of overhangs on porch shed roofs

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I have two porches with shed roofs and each has a 12" overhang on the right side of the roof.  I found a kludgy way where I make the deck 1 foot smaller, build the roof and then make the deck larger all with auto roof turned off.  I set the overhang to 0" on the three deck walls and the one external wall and I still get this 12" overhang.

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you have less options in Suite but it sounds like something else is controlling the overhang for some reason , but overhangs should never be 0" as that will cause the fascia to pull into the wall through the siding into the sheathing, try 1 1/2 " then the siding will be behind/not touching the Fascia. 

 

Posting the plan is the quickest way to get good answers.

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I posted a .jpg showing the offending roof.  Changed over hang to 1 1/2" but something is still overriding this.

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you may have found the only solution in Suite ?  but I can't try anything for you without your plan , to see your settings.... 

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Here is an idea to play with.

 

Build 2 rooms. The small one on the right uncheck Roof Over This Room.

 

 

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I have no problem at 1" on a two Storey House but on a one Storey you will run into what I call the 12" bug possibly, see pics.

 

 since yours is two storey I don't know if it is just Suite or not ?

 

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Thanks for the ideas.  I'll try adding a 1 foot room with no roof.  Maybe this is some version of the 12" bug?

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RollingStone,

 

You have to change the overhang on each wall, I used a 1" overhang for each wall.

 

 

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Suite PC

 

I have specified 16" overhang.  The roof generator created 16", 3' and 4'.  What can I do to correct this?  Better yet, why doesn't Chief Architech fix these bugs.

 

Thanks

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Sailor -- how about starting a new thread, and post images and your plan file.

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