Porch Roof & Covered Entry Additions


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New Home Designer Suite 2021 user here. I'm trying to add a a rear covered porch and front covered entry to a very basic cape cod style house with full gable sides. These additions are basically roofs on columns that need to tie into the existing roof structure. The only tutorial I found is for the Pro version. Any recommendations on how I should approach this?


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*** I see you said Suite 2021 ***


Answers often depend on which title (Suite, Pro etc) and version (2018, 2019 etc) you are using.


You can help everyone by adding that info to your signature (see below for how to turn them on) by clicking on your user name at the top right of the page, click Account Settings, then Signature on the left.


Doing so makes it always available, and keeps others from having to hunt for it.


And, turn on signature display too.






Resources for self help:


The built in Help System (always a good place to start)




Home Designer - Getting Started - Setting Preferences and Defaults
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I've already been into the knowledge base, the HELP system, and gone through several tutorials.  Haven't tried YouTube, but I'll look there next. The main problem I'm having is getting a roof to show up on plan additions for porticos and porches that blends into the existing roof. The solutions I've found so far either start with a new plan or are in HP Pro. 

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