A pergola is a popular project for the backyard, as it has a wide range of applications, from the creation of the framework for an outdoor room to shade a deck and support for plants like roses. While some manufacturers decide to build pergolas from scratch, there are a number of kits that can be purchased. Manufacturers of these devices are sold with pre-measured and pre-cut wood or vinyl parts included making measuring and cutting of pergola kits construction. All the builder has to do is put together and install the pergola on the ground.
Check your pergola kits against the parts list Kits to ensure that all parts listed are included in the kit. Group of all similar parts together. Measure each part to make sure it is the correct size. Examine each post and beam to ensure that all holes drilled for carriage bolts.
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Determine if your pergola is designed to be driven by the posts in the ground or with metal anchors. Measure the footprint of the final resting place pergola kits, and mark anchor locations post by pouring flour circles. Flour is greener than spray paint when used on bare ground and not leave permanent stains on concrete or on the terrace.