Typical Uses for Each Pergola Style. We build 5 styles of pergola kits. Three of the pergola styles are full-size pergolas that can be built in freestanding or attached. Our full-size pergola kits Big Kahuna, Sombrero, and Fedora are typically chosen for patio covers, outdoor kitchens, carports, or poolside shade.
How to Build a Pergola Attached to House A short overhang is best. Screw the rafter in place. How to Build an Attached 16x20 Pergola on an Existing Deck
How to Build a Pergola for Backyard Shade. will show you how to build a pergola to create your own backyard shade. from author Steve Maxwell on how to get the best results from his pergola
If you are going to build your pergola directly on the ground, you will need to dig holes for each of the posts, fill the hole with concrete, and set the post. The hole depth will depend on local building codes, but is normally between 24 and 36 deep, and 24 in diameter. Step 3. Raise the 6×6 posts.
It looks really great Im planning to build a 12 X 9 pergola on our deck. deck panels are 2x 6. can I just attach the pergolas posts to deck panels or it should be mounted on beams. the other question I have is if the 3x 3 post would be strong enough to have a sturdy structure? Thanks Peyman
In that case, pulling the pergola out into the landscape is a better plan. Shading a nearby window In overcast climates, additional shade over a window just makes the room feel dark. If you want to maximize light in a room, building a pergola right outside of it may not be the best plan.