Top 4 Things to Consider for the Pitch of Your Screened Porch's Roof

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Screen Porch in Maryland, roof building tips

James Moylan

Monday, March 09, 2015


Screened porches and exterior decks are similar in many ways. They are both used for leisure and are attached to the exterior of a home. The major difference that distinguishes a screened porch from a deck? A roof.

How Do You Frame a Cathedral Ceiling for a Screen Room Addition?

Posted in: roof building tips

James Moylan

Monday, February 16, 2015

cathedral ceiling for a gable roof screen room

How to frame a cathedral ceiling in Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia

The following is the general process by which a cathedral ceiling is constructed. You may want to read our gabled roofing vocabulary cheat sheet before exploring this article.