building an over door canopy

im wanting to build an over door / front of house canopy the lengh will be approx 21 foot /6.5 metre
the canopy will extend out approx 750mm and will be covered wit slate tiles and have a sloping roo
i am pretty confident in building the canopy and have all the tool required
but i could do with some expert advice / desig as i want the pitch etc to be correct plus the strength
the problem i have is what would be the correct way to build th supports plus fix the to the wall supports
any help would be grateful as i would like to complete this before th weather turns to ba
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A few words about house constrcution would help. Is it wood frame & siding, wood frame & brick veneer, masonry...
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good point you have there
the house is constructed of bricks and mortar and has a slate roof i want the canopy to match with the roof of the house
i am planning to rawlbolt 2 timbers to the front of the house to bea the weight of the canopy and have 4 vertical supports as wel
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what ? no replies thought i would have had a few ideas give
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I think for a project like this you should consult with an architect. You will probably need to submit plans to your town for approval and take out the necessary permits and have your work inspected.

im wanting to build an over door / front of house canopy the lenght will be approx 21 foot /6.5 metres
the canopy will extend out approx 750mm and will be covered with slate tiles and have a sloping roof
i am pretty confident in building the canopy and have all the tools required
but i could do with some expert advice / design as i want the pitch etc to be correct plus the strength
the problem i have is what would be the correct way to build the supports plus fix the to the wall supports
any help would be grateful as i would like to complete this before the weather turns to bad
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