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Pressure Treated Pergola - Paint Talk - Professional ...

The G.C. is building the pergola with 2 x 8 Pressure Treated beams and 6 x 6 Pressure Treated posts. I have never painted PT before and was always under the assumption that any painting would trap the moisture in the wood and cause the wood to rot from the inside out. ... maybe wait for a whole year,,,,you wouldnt want any problems. this is ...

Pergola Roof Ideas: What You Need to Know - ShadeFX

Pergola Roof Ideas: What You Need to Know. April 22, 2013 | In Construction ... This protects from both sun and rain if you use a water resistant fabric but it comes with inherent problems that are significant enough to limit its application onto pergolas. ... so you see all the intricacies of a beautiful wood pergola, while getting retractable ...

Ask the Builder: Building a pergola that is safe and ...

Ask the Builder: Building a pergola that is safe and beautiful. Sat., May 20, 2017, 12:58 p.m. By Tim Carter ... All lumber used needs to be strong enough to resist cracking or snapping under the ...

Best Composite Decking Ideas & 2018 Deck Design Plans

Composite decking is a synthetic lumber made of a combination of wood and plastic fibers to create a durable and inexpensive material for outdoor construction. ... The top composite decking material reviews of 2017 suggest that this material is superior to wood because of its makeup and easy maintenance. ... Pergola. Sunroom. Veranda < BACK. X ...

Pros and Cons of a Fiberglass or Wood Pergola ...

I do a surprising amount of custom trellis and pergola design. The majority are built of wood, but I’ve worked with fiberglass on a couple of them. I also designed one that was built of AZEK composite lumber, but unless you have access to just a phenomenal carpenter, I wouldn’t go there.

How to build a pergola that will last and withstand the ...

How to build a pergola that will last and withstand the elements. By Tim Carter. June 6, 2017. ... All lumber used needs to be strong enough to resist cracking or snapping under the force of the ...

The How To Guide For Mounting Pergolas To Any Surface

The ultimate how to guide for properly mounting pergolas to any surface, including decks, paving stones, poured concrete, and more. ... Secondary is to ensure long term stability to keep the pergolas shape. Wood over time can bend, bow and twist with the seasons and the frost. ... I have run into the problem of having to set 4×4’s for a ...

Types Of Wood For A Pergola: - Carpentry - DIY Chatroom ...

honestly though I would probably use treated lumber for the larger members (posts and beams), and wrap them with the more expensive wood. can't imagine what a 8" x 8" redwood would cost. 04-17-2017, 01:48 PM

How to Build a Wood Pergola | HGTV

Pool Pictures From HGTV Dream Home 2017 20 Photos. ... Cut joist beams from 2" x 10" boards to span the pergola posts. To create a decorative look on the end of the joist beams, draw a straight or curved design on the wood and cut along the line with a jigsaw. Temporarily clamp in place while holes are drilled through the beams and posts.

How to Stain a Wood Pergola - DeckStainHelp.com

Armstrong Clark Wood Deck Stain Review 2017. ... Update for 2018: How to Stain a Wood Pergola. ... Be sure not to over apply the stain, which can lead to peeling and flaking problems. Apply as much stain as the wood will soak up and wipe away any excess after several minutes. To eliminate lap marks coat one board at a time from one end to the ...

Composite Decking vs Wood - GardenStructure

Composite Decking vs Wood Decks, A composite decking review updated for 2018. ... Capped Composite products made by Trex fared pretty well you would have been fairly well off to take the discount 2017 edit) Trex Capped Composite Decking. ... Many of the pre-finished wood decks and pergolas found in our gallery were 5 years old when they were ...

Top 20 Pergola Designs, Plus their Costs - DIY Home ...

Top 20 Pergola Designs, Plus their Costs DIY Home Improvement Ideas First and foremost, what is a pergola? Briefly, a pergola is an outdoor, open-frame structure commonly used as a stylish outdoor room providing privacy and elegant space for relaxation.

Pergola - Lumber span distance - Canadian Woodworking and ...

Re: Pergola - Lumber span distance 06-15-2017, 07:56 PM Kean eye beakie, you are right it is just a little off, If I remove the outer top cross girders on the post as you suggest and move the outside one towards the center that would even things up.

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Luxury Timber Pergolas. Expand your outdoor living space with your own ShadeScape Pergola Kit ... yet strong design provides greater stability and heavier load capacities. It allows the wood to perform as nature intended, expanding and contracting while keeping the joint tight and secure throughout the years. ... I had a minor problem ...