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Does a patio have a roof?
Last Updated: 30th January, 2020
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Hereof, what is the roof over a patio called?
The word pergola has come to be used interchangeably with patio cover. Patio cover. An attached structure that provides shade and/or rain coverage for a patio or deck. A patio cover may have an open or solid roof. The term patio cover is often used interchangeably with pergola.
Secondly, what is the difference between a patio and porch? A porch is typically constructed at any entryway and attached to the home. It may be covered or not, and screened or not. A patio, on the other hand, is constructed in or on the ground directly beside or slightly out from the home, such as around an in-ground pool.
Then, is the patio in the front or back?
A "front porch" might extend across the front of the house, while a "back porch" might simply serve as a service entry. A patio is usually add directly to the rear of a home and often has a table and chairs for outdoor dining. A patio is ground level, while a deck is raised from the ground by at least a few inches.
What is a gable porch?
A gabled roof is a roof with two sloping sides that come together at a ridge, creating end walls with a triangular extension, called a gable, at the top. Also known as pitched or peaked roof, gable roofs are some of the most popular roofs in the US.