loki429. pergola roof will be at manufacturers recommended 5 degrees. profile will be one of the corrugated variants. as for the material lengths i ended up modifying the deck dimensions slightly to allow me to use a standard 4.2m length for the roofing. i think i'll aim for close to 3.0m.
use screws to place 8 hooks, 2 per post, all around the top outside of your pergola. place them several inches lower than the tie-downs, so they dont interfere with each other. step 8- attach sides. tie the top of the sides off with rope through the grommets.
to keep the roof of the pergola even and level across the whole topside, youll need to cut each post exactly. attach a level to a straight 2×4 and mark the bottom of each post level with your height mark against the house. measure down 10-1/2 in. from the top of your fascia board for the cutoff height of your columns 95 in. for ours .
with the post tops running wild i can do a final double-check on the actual pergola height before its too late to turn back. footing holes drilled to different depths, more stone versus less stone in the bottom of the hole, etc., can throw off rough post heights by inches.
raising the grade is a lot of work. to fill the area you could use stone dust compacted in layers. as a loose material you would have to have a retaining wall to prevent it shifting. this requires over 20 cubic yards 24' x 25' x 1' = 600 cft or over 20 cubic yards .
decks, patios, porches, walkways, driveways, stairs, steps and docks - increase the height of pergola kit - hi, i'm installing a 10x12 pergola kit into my concrete patio. the only problem is the
sure that it fit left and right, we stepped back and inspected it to determine the best clearance height. that turned out to be 96 inches to the bottom of the girder - fully 16 inches taller than an interior door, which had been our original plan. while the test piece was in place, we marked its height on the posts.
increase the height of pergola kit. dane and msradell bring up good points. since you are paying for cedar posts with the kit, building footers and columns of concrete, and facing them with stone or brick would look inviting and unique, saving money on cedar posts.
if you are sitting anywhere and looking out said slider, you would have to raise it 10' to get it out of your line of sight. if you're determined to raise it, and haven't yet done the pour, you could embed sono-tubes in the proper locations, pour to the correct height and fasten the proper simson post bases.
the deck is nearly finished but i have a small structural problem with the pergola. a left or right force near the top of the pergola such a a tall person leaning on the post leads to a bit of how do i improve pergola stability? can i frame over an existing deck with a new deck to raise the level? 7.
i am trying to assess whether it is practical and cost effective to raise the height of an existing corrugated sheet roofing of the pergola my intention is to enclose part of the pergola to extend my rumpus. in order to keep the ceiling height of the extended portion same as the existing indoor rumpus, the pergola roof needs to be higher.
designhow it feels. the pergolas width and depth affect its height. location in the yard affects entry points, and all those things affect the size of the materials needed to make it all work. and if youre dealing with a landscape that slopes, thats another consideration. the key is to make the pergolas height,
re: raise pergola by a feet, need advice as neil suggested, just butt the riser to the base of each post, and wrap a skirt around each extension at double the length of the extension height. and add trim to 'prettify' the extension work.
we spent a fortune buying wooden trellis etc to raise our fence height up just far enough so that it blocked the view of the cars that are parked behind us and the windows overlooking us - completely, stupidly, not thinking there was a 2m rule on fences we'd raised it to about 2.4m high .
the minimum height of a pergola should be no lower than 76 to provide enough head room, though most projects call for a range of 8-10 in height. a lower ceiling feels right-sized for intimate gatherings, while a larger roof is more in scale with a larger structure.
2 answers. login to write a comment. to answer your question as to the height of your pergola: a lot of it depends upon the height of the eaves on your house. if you plan on covering your pergola with vines, you will want to have it lower than the eaves. the reason for this is the tendrils of the vines might try to get under
we can custom manufacture a pergola to fit your exact space. here is what you will need to do. 1. measure up the perfect size pergola of your dreams. 2. call our customer support line 1-888-658-1658. 3. provide us the outside to outside post dimensions. 4. olt will provide you a rough quote after we discuss all the details with you.
the pergola height was instrumental in achieving this transformation. in fact, it was the garden shown at the top of the page. there were many other interesting features in this garden, but it was the addition of height that had the most impact. a garden under construction.
replacing a roof can be expensive, but if a roof contains only a small slope, it's possible to raise the roof pitch of a house by building a roof over the old one. this new roof with a higher pitch can be accomplished with premade roof trusses and typical asphalt shingles.