adding pergola to existing deck

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[archive] pergola diy dads.. anyway, i want to build a pergola . but i'm having trouble figuring out the easiest way to do it.. jeffus. 04-15-2007, 12:46 am. could you attach the posts to the rim joists or is there an overhang?【Get Price】

remodelaholic diy pergola tutorial: how to build your

9 apr 2016. the post anchors have a hole in the middle so that you can attach it to the deck joist. i drilled a hole using a 1 8” bit. then the anchor is secured to the existing joist with a 1 4” lag bolt. i used an impact drill for this, but you could also use an old fashioned socket set. if you want to build your pergola on an . 【Get Price】

can i reasonably build a pergola on top of an

21 jul 2013. i've been having trouble coming to a conclusion on whether i can reasonably build mount a pergola to my existing 8'x12' deck. the main issue is i can't attach it to my house because of the roof overhang and clearance. its also unreasonable to dig to add external posts outside the deck area. e.g. build a . 【Get Price】

anchoring pergola to floating deck -

13 jul 2011. at that site, they are adamant about not recommending attaching a pergola to the floating deck. they recommend poured. unless you have an existing tie-downs you can recommend, i'm going to go to my local store and see what they have and probably shoot for an over-kill in anchoring this thing down.【Get Price】

heartland pergolas step 2a - install post mount to

23 jun 2016. heartland pergolas' owner mike lovewell explains the installation of blocking, what distance to put your post mount from the edge of your deck, and how to fa. 【Get Price】

how to attach a pergola to a deck

as for my pergola, i was able to attach specialty post anchors i purchased from home depot. they were colour matched close enough to the cedar pergola that erected. i made sure the anchors were placed over the deck's existing supports - either a post or beam located below the deck. when you anchor the posts, take into . 【Get Price】

how to build a pergola on an existing deck that will

1 sep 2019. if you don't attach the support posts to the deck framing, the deck boards could pull away and cause the entire pergola to come tumbling down. when you're figuring out how to build a pergola on an existing deck, safety should be your number one priority. since you won't have the ground to sink your posts . 【Get Price】

load bearing - can i build a pergola on an existing

15 jun 2012. the existing deck is only maybe 3 feet off the ground at the highest point. can i build a freestanding pergola on top of the existing deck, or attached to the floor joists or something like that? i dont want to attach it to the house, and i dont really want to have to dig footers for it. the reason for this is because i . 【Get Price】

how to shade your deck or patio with a diy awning — the family

if you want a shade structure that naturally blends both in size and style with your deck or patio, build your own pergola or patio awning structure. . . cons: you can install the canopies on existing decks, but the support posts may not look consistent with your current decking materials and could become obstructions.【Get Price】