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Old 04-17-2010, 12:16 PM  
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I would like to construct an awning for the front door. I would like it to be roughly 6' x 6' along the bottom. What are some of the things to keep in mind, such as, how to anchor to the wall securely. I live in a mobile home with wooden siding.



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You can purchase ready-made light weight metal awnings for this purpose. A wood awning may be too heavy and awry to hang on a mobile home.

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You can purchase ready-made light weight metal awnings for this purpose. A wood awning may be too heavy and awry to hang on a mobile home.
What's the best way to anchor the awning frame? Lag bolts into the studs?

And by "wood awning" do you mean just the wood frame?
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