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We want to install a drainage roof over our existing patio and hang a porch swing from it.

What is best, to hang the swing's I-hooks first or put the roof on first?

Our patio is underneath our deck. The drainage roof would go under the deck. It seems like it would be hard to find the joists to hang the swing after it is covered with the drainage panels.

But how can you put panels up and work around the I-hook hanging down in the way?

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If you're going to hang the swing from the roof, wouldn't you have to build the roof first? I don't see how you could hang the swing from the roof first, and build the roof second. –  Tester101 Apr 28 at 11:56

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