pergola anchoring all posts should be attached to the ground. below are the most common scenarios. to anchor the posts, you need metal anchors and bolts. our anchor kits, whether for concrete or wood decks come wood e.g., wood deck - lag bolts 3/8' for attaching to a wood deck. read more about anchoring your pergola in our faq
posts for this pergola pass through the deck and are supported by the deck foot anchor. pergola footings that install with an impact wrench and support 19,000 lbs. this footing system drives into the soil using a common lightweight, hand held electric impact wrench.
free pergola plans for both free-standing and deck pergolas that include building instructions, photos, videos, and diagrams to help you succeed. this free pergola plan is unique because the posts of the pergola are surrounded by planters. this makes it a great choice if you're looking to add vines or climbing plants to your pergola.
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 noticeable wobble. everything is rock solid at the deck level, and there is no wobble in the in/out direction. the span is 12' from post to post.
it's more work to dig post holes for pergola footings just beyond an existing deck design but it is the best way to connect your pergola and decking while still maintaining them both as independant structures - we always prefer a solid cemented in installation. underground pipes and cables
the ultimate how to guide for properly mounting pergolas to any surface, including decks, paving stones, poured concrete, and more. using the deck posts/railings as anchors are recommended because they go right down to the footings or the sub structure. please make sure that the screws used are long enough to reach the support beams underneath.
50 awesome pergola design ideas. marj licos. april 11, 2016. pergolas incorporate beauty and function to your front or backyard. they are garden or yard structures that provide seating, shade, and comfort outside your home. pergola by the sea wood deck, bare posts and beams, and knotted rope for purlins. the moroccan lamp adds an exotic
i am in the planning stages of a free standing deck with a pergola. i have read though dca6-09 in particular the post to beam attachment details in figure 8. my deck design is fairly close to what is described in figure 19 but i would like to extend the posts up past the deck to support the pergola.