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porch base rear view


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Yup- for whatever reason, the original builder didn't install the rear panels on the base of the porch and didn't attach it to the house. So that is what I am going to fix...but I am thinking of using a cleat attached to the front wall rather than try to glue on another rear panel to the base of the porch.

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RGT Ellwanger House/North Park reno

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Hey Jackie, do the supports under the porch only extend part way across the floor? because that's also different than my north park.   I'm wondering if this really is just a different design from the current kit.  I'm not entirely sure I understand your plan with the "cleat" but when you do it I'll be interested to see a picture.  The point where the house joins the porch is obviously a weak point structurally, and I'm worried it's going to make it almost impossible to safely lift the house from that end. 

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Yes- I understand your concern about the weak point....hoping my hubby with his drill and some wood screws will do the trick!  :)  Also, the house was transported on a baseboard so that will make it easier and safer getting it back home in one piece.

 

I am totally depending on my hubby ( a high-end kitchen cabinet installer) to help me with the design and logistics of attaching this porch!  LOL

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