Hello. How are you doing? I'll be happy to assist you
A question is supposed to be limited to a single question. I can answer all of these and provide a .pdf plan as an additional service, if you want.
drawings are not part of the basic service.
I will also need additional information.
Will you have joists connecting opposing rafters at the eave level or do you want a vaulted ceiling?
I will submit the additional service offer. Can you please upload a generic dimensioned hand sketch so I can get a complete understanding of what you're looking for.
And also answer about the vaulted ceiling or joists.
What city and state so I can look at snow loading?
The vaulted structure will be more robust.
Will the new ridge be perpendicular to the existing ridge?
Is the 18' direction parallel or perpendicular to the house?
The vaulted ceiling requires a ridge beam instead of a ridge board.
I don't understand your early comment on the spacing and asking if you need a post at each location. Can you clarify that?
The ridge of the gable roof you want
Please attach that again. I only see 4 photos
You will need posts on the 18' side and on in the middle of the 31' side or a very big beam.
Do you want me to submit an offer for both options? It will be PDF plans only, not signed and sealed.
I can't discuss cost in the chat. I will submit for one option only. If you want the other you can ask another question. The second will be less cost.
I'm sending the offer now
I see you said withOUT the large beam. I will do it without the vaulted ceiling, then.
Yes, I corrected that above after I sent the offer. If you go with the lean-to you will just need posts along the 31 ft side only or else a big beam spanning that 31'.
Hello. Do you have any other questions on this topic? If you could rate my answer, I would appreciate it.