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Old 04-11-2016, 10:19 PM   #1
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What Would You Call A Roof Over A Patio?


I am working a a bid for a customer. They want a roof built over their patio. It will be built with a bead board ceiling and some skylights. Its a porch aside from no floor system. I am looking for a nice way to refer to this space besides calling it a roof. 14x14 with a gable roof and cathedral ceiling. Like I said no floor /deck .

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Old 04-11-2016, 10:57 PM   #2
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I call it a patio cover

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Breeze Way? Sorta?
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Patio roof.

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I call it a patio cover
That's not bad. I keep just keep thinking roof, and that sounds less the glamorous. Then I go to porch. Porch gives the wrong idea. So far patio cover is what I am going with.
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Covered patio, covered porch
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a luxury?
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A room without walls.
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^ there's the winner. lol
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Be fancy,call it a pavilion.
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I just call them porch roofs...
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Re: What Would You Call A Roof Over A Patio?


Go Hawaiian and call it a "lanai".

Look it up.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lanai_(architecture)
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Go Hawaiian and call it a "lanai".

Look it up.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lanai_(architecture)
Thanks for the term. When I was there last year, I noticed (and liked) those things a lot.
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Lanai came to mind also.

Had to read this thread. Going to see a potential customer, today, who wants a pergola over their patio. I'm going to try and talk them into a roof.

Had a customer last year, list out all the extras they wanted on their house. A Lanai was one of them.
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Veranda or pavilion.
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In reference to comment #7 ... LOL ... cute!

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Shade spot.
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Patio Addition
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Call it starlit porch or Moonlit patio
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Here in Oz we call them a pergola

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