You'll be Glad you Chose Brad's DIY Patio Kit Questions How wide will your cover be? (Panels come in 1' increments) How long do you need your panels? How many posts will your cover have? With 2x4 beam post needed every 10' With 2x7 beam post needed every 20' (2x7 can be stretched with an insert to 24’) Are the posts going in the ground or on concrete? (If in the ground add 2’ to the length of the post.)groundconcrete How tall do your post need to be?8'10'12'15' What type of beam would you like?2x42x7 Do you need an insert?yesno What is the patio attaching to? bricksidingfascia boardnothing Will the patio cover be attached to the house on 1 side, 2 sides, or 3 sides?123 Would you like an additional beam to hang a fan from?yesno How many downspouts would you like for your gutter?