Supplies and Tools:
Burkebar Metal Prybar 56 inches
This post shows four steps on how to remove the rafters blocks from the patio cover.
A good friend hired my services to remove his aging patio cover in his backyard and install a new garage kit purchased on-line, install a garage gate and remove an aging patio cover. His back fence was adjacent to an alley.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the Burkebar ready to be used. The Burkebar is a heavy pry bar perfect to demolish a patio cover. The 3-inch spring-steel head is curved to create better leverage when taking apart wood blocks.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows that the burkebar purpose is an all purpose demolition and construction bar used to remove cement forms.
|Fig.3 Blocks falling out |
of the wood rafters!
|Fig.4 Gary is near the edges |
of the Patio Cover
|Fig.5 Only one block left to go|
|Fig.6 Block and metal nails removed|
How to Remove an Aging Patio Cover:
- Part 1 of 6 - Trash Pickup
- Part 2 of 6 - Removed Wood Rafters Supports
- Part 3 of 6 - Removed Wood Beams
- Part 4 of 6 - Cut Painted Metal Pipes Frames
- Part 5 of 6 - Sawall Saw
- Part 6 of 6 - Radial Cutting Wheel
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