We are building a wrap around porch that extends 6′. Since we know, because of code we have to use 6×6 for the posts for the deck, I have question about the posts that supper the roof.
One way is to use the same 6×6 and extend it from footer to header. We think that since these posts will be 6′ apart going around the porch it might seem a bit too bulky.
Does code allow you to replace 6×6 posts with a PVC reinforced porch posts (they are turned and look like traditional porch posts)? Or do we have to stick with 6×6 lumber?
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