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,
sep 26, 2017 , once you've added a deck to your home, you may find it's too hot and sunny to enjoy in midsummer. you can add a freestanding pergola to your deck to create a room outside, with crossbeams for ,
jul 14, 2011 , i'm wondering if i need to add another 6x6 cedar post under the middle joist. , building pergola on top of existing deck - best way to anchor posts? , that the posts will need to be at least 8' in length: about 1' would be bolted below the deck, which gives us 7' height for adding the pergola beams, etc.
there are several ways to attach a pergola to a deck but they all depend on the size of your pergola and the construction of your deck. if possible, a pergola , 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,,
apr 9, 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,
jul 18, 2013 , pergolas add aesthetic value and comfort to your deck, but should you build your own pergola or hire a deck contractor to install it? , to safely install a pergola, you'll also need some pressure-treated wood or concrete to act as a stable base, and if you're assembling the unit on an existing deck, you'll want,
a safe, long-lasting deck needs proper footings and solid framing. here's what you , cut post hole openings. later, you can add gravel over the fabric to help with weeds and drainage. , or structural screws. if you're installing on an existing concrete pad, drill into the pad and install concrete anchors to secure the brackets.
jul 13, 2011 , is it sufficient to attach the titan post anchor to deck boards with screws - if so would it be better to drill holes and use bolts, maybe with a back plate instead? instead of the above, what if i place the titan post anchor above a joist (or support board between joists) and use "u" bolts or a double plate/long bolt,
[archive] pergola diy dads. , anyway, i want to build a pergola (semi roof top structure over my existing deck). 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 (outside edges of the deck) or is there an overhang?
sep 1, 2017 , 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,
aug 17, 2017 , let the epoxy set (leaving it overnight will assure that it is rock solid), and then add the anchor bolt, anchor, washer, and nut and tighten. , where local building codes allow this practice, you can bolt a patio overhead's posts directly to existing deck beams, joists, or other heavy structural members. or, you,