roofing for hot tub shelter

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dont forget you need a gutter
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big-all wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:17 pm
dont forget you need a gutter
Yes All, I will fit one on the angle part which will be the entrance but I don't think you get offset couplings to return it to the other run off part, may have to fashion something.
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I know you've moved away from oduline ( there's a similar product called coroline which is very slightly different profile) but i would say that it works better if the roof is covered with ply first. I've come across a couple of jobs where the sheets have sagged over time. Even a sheet of 1\4" ply solves that problem.
One other thing concerns a guy i work for who has a hot tub. He has a roof over it , metal on 8 metal legs. The tub had developed a leak which meant it needed upending . The legs are fitted in such a way as to allow 2 to be removed to drag the tub out from under the shelter.
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Have you considered shingles? They look really nice.
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Hi again, not sure if the shingle option would suit the pitch as it will be quite shallow, as for dealing with leaks I would have to drain and partially deflate it to deal with leaks so the opening I have would be sufficient to get it out. I'm going for the metal it has a 980 mm cover so I'll build it to take 3 sheets wide.
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Correction.....wife is not pleased at all with my choice of metal roofing, she wants the same as the neighbour, clear roofing but I'm not confident at all cutting it, if I thought I could using a tenon or fine toothed panel saw I might have given it a try, using a power tool to cut it makes me nervous and so is the wife!
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Also using a power tool would perhaps cause the plastic to melt through the rather than cut leaving a poor finish. An old saw would do the trick.
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