Biweekly Newsletter prepared exclusively for
Property Managers by
The Porch People -
trusted porch builder since 1980
February 20, 2008
|New porch design - engineer's experience is an important factor
Porch drawings have to be drawn by a licensed
professional. This means that practically every state licensed architect
or engineer can design the structure.
Such a porch may be code compliant but it is likely that you will not
only pay a lot more than you should have, but also the porch will not
last as long as it could have.
If an A-E does not specialize in porches, the following
can and most likely will occur:
- the structure will be overdesigned (which equals to more money to
- life expectancy of the porch will decrease - application of wrong
connections will cause the members to work incorrectly with each other
resulting in faster deterioration.
The Porch People have over 25 years of experience in building porches.
Our structural engineers specialize in designing such structures.
Together we can guarantee code compliant, visually attractive and cost
To obtain free evaluation of
your porches contact The