The appropriate height of an awning that shades your deck will depend on a variety of factors including the width and length of your deck and how far across you want the awning to project.
Minimum pitch for awning.
1000xt models require only 7 feet.
The mechanism allows you to easily adjust the angular pitch of the awning s front bar for optimal shade coverage.
Sunsetter awnings require a minimum height of 7 feet 6 inches from your deck or patio floor to the bottom of any roof eave or overhang.
The following table provides the minimum required allowable roof slope for each type of roofing material mentioned in the code.
As the name might imply retractable awnings are able to roll up into an enclosure when not in use.
Step 2 measure along the wall of your house at the desired mounting height to determine your awning width.
The minimum pitch for a roof is 1 4 12 which translates to 1 4 inch rise to 12 inches of run.
Turn the hand crank to raise or lower the front pitch bar the slope of your canopy may need to be adjusted depending on the time of day.
It is better to retain this angle for houses in all north temperate latitudes and to adjust the length of the awning making it the right length to block the sun in the summer and allow the sunlight to enter the house in the winter.
While the 3 12 rule is ideal it is perfectly fine to install the awning with a 2 12 pitch.
This allows for your patio cover to have proper drainage.
Some industry experts recommend a minimum height of 7 or 8 feet to allow for people to stand under the canopy without feeling cramped.
Slope of a patio cover can also be adjusted for a larger slope if you are following your roofline for example.
As with fixed awnings you will need a tape measure and magnetic level to ensure a proper.
Now that we ve covered the anchoring process for stationary awnings we ll move on to this type.
The minimum roof slope allowed by code for any type of roof is in 12 applicable only to coal tar pitch roof systems.
Forty five degrees is the best angle for awnings.
A 1 12 pitch is absolute minimum.
If you are considering installing a patio cover or aluminum awning you will want to have a minimum of slope per foot projection.
These awnings give you the option of having as much or as little coverage as you want.