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Convert Your Lattice Patio Cover to a Solid Roof Deck

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Lattice patio covers have been a popular addition to many backyards in Ventura County, offering an extension to the interior living space. The near-perfect Southern California weather makes a lattice patio cover perfect because it provides partial shade, while still allowing the sunshine to peer through. But what about those days when it’s too warm outside, or maybe it’s raining or windy? The good news is there’s a way to convert your existing lattice patio cover to a solid roof deck using most of the existing materials. When it’s done, you will enjoy a comfortable space outdoors, rain or shine. Before You Begin Prior to starting your project, take notice of your current patio cover components. You should be able to use most of the frame portion, including the wood ledger (attached to the exterior of the house) and the rafters, which extend outward resting on the beam and posts. …

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