We moved into our house 2 years ago. It was built in 1978. Everything has been great but now the deck with a roof on the back yard has started leaking. It is about 18 x 20. The top of the roof is shingled and attached to the house. The master bed room above the deck has a door that leads out to the top of the deck where the shingles are.
The roof is not angled enough which is causing the water to pool and flow back under the singles. One question is could I just install a metal roof and replace the rot in the ply wood? Other question is after inspecting the deck it apears that the big corner support beams for the deck roof are just sitting ontop the flooring of the deck. The deck foundation is a cinderblock wall. That does not seem like the correct way to hold the roof up. I thought the support beams were supposed to connect to a footing of cement buried fairly deap?
So is the deck safe at all? Will it need to be torn down and totally redone? Or can i just fix the roof problem and move on?
I will get some pictures tomorrow