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Elitewood Patio Cover replacement with new Maxxwood & Equinox Louvered System patio cover

Jan 5, 2019 | Case Studies, News

  The days of chop, cut, and destroy are over.

In years past, patio cover companies would fiercely cut back roofs to gain more height ruining house roof structures in the process. Back then, no one ever thought anyone would ever notice. They thought their patio cover would last forever. This project below illustrates what not to do when building and designing a new backyard patio cover.

Upon initial inspection and appointment with this customer, we found she had many complaints.

1) The Elitewood patio cover was leaking profusely.

2) The cover was so low that she felt cooped up and claustrophobic.

3) The patio cover was a significant embarrassment and eyesore.

4) Her adjoining rooms were so dark she thought she lived in a dungeon.


Read here about patio covers leaking and possible answers.

Living on a beautiful golf course, they could not enjoy their views because their existing low-lying patio cover was blocking their views. They complained that their body was very depressing and had a thorn in their side.

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After removing their existing Elitewood patio cover structure, we had to replace their roof, fascia boards, and gutter system. Upon discovery, we found that the home’s electrical was a fire hazard and liability for their new patio cover install, which also got replaced.

Example of an Elitewood patio cover removal and reinstallation of a combination cover of Equinox and Laguna lattice Alumawood patio Cover