ok, good advice from everyone. since the pergola, itself, has a 20% chance of being built, i don't think i'm going to pour the footings now. instead, i'll just block out the spots for the rear post footings along the house, pour the slab, and then just fill those in with concrete so they're separate from the main slab.
attachment in the planning stage of a gabled roof pergola pavilion . pavilion will have a 22' x 23' covered roof. held up with 6-8x8 cedar post attached to patio concrete slab with stirrups using red heads, the post will not be place into concrete.
i will be building a 14'x12' pergola on a raised concrete patio outside a doorwall. i plan to put a polycarb clear roof on it to protect the furniture underneath from rain as well as adding curtains that can be pulled back on either side for privacy from neighbors.
here's how to plan and post a perfect pergola. dig footings and weave the patio parts around the posts. to anchor to a concrete slab or footing, use post anchors like simpson strong-tie's
an outdoor pergola is a great way to shield your patio from the harsh rays of the sun while you sit out and enjoy the summer weather. the pergola can either be attached to the house or constructed as a free-standing entity. in either case, you will need to anchor the posts onto concrete.
this video shows the steps involved in creating a strong base for your pergola, arbour, gazebo or even deck posts. infact, it can be used as a template for any garden projects, that requires a
if you wish to install your pavilion or pergola in an area without a concrete slab foundation, you will need to dig post holes to accommodate concrete footings. footings are also useful if you wish to install your pergola or pavilion over an existing paver patio. all structures need to be anchored to concrete footers.
creating a reliable base or footing for your structure is probably one of the most important parts of your new pergola/pavilion construction - and there is no more solid a method than to cement the footings into the ground for a really strong and stable garden structure. you can find general pier and slab foundation concepts here.
a concrete patio also may serve as a subbase for a mortared flagstone, tile, or paver patio. building a concrete patio or any concrete slab is similar in many ways to the walkway project. before beginning your project be sure and read through these pages for additional information, particularly on the subjects of finishing and curing.
a pergola's structural integrity rests on its posts and how well they are anchored to the ground. wood post between concrete slab and footing; they can be set in the ground with concrete or
this post describes the different types of foundations you can use for a gazebo such as patio stones and cinder blocks. this post describes the different types of foundations you can use for a gazebo such as patio stones and cinder blocks. call 888 how to pour concrete footings for a cedar pergola ; how to install post saddle brackets for a
he said that he couldn't attach 6x6 or 8x8 posts to my existing slab, but would have to pour new concrete. i wouldn't either but he could saw cut below the columns and pour a thickened footing for bearing. 10 feet tall red cedar pergola. 6 inch slab patio. i don't want to put the posts in my yard.
i have an existing concrete patio slab, that is almost 20 years old at this point and i am considering adding a pergola to our patio. the slab is in good shape and has no signs of any problems. i am trying to determine if i should cut the concrete and pour footers or if mounting on the slab is sufficient? i am located in the midwest.
a concrete slab provides a firm, stable base for pavers. cover the patio with a thin layer of sand, lay pavers over it, and the results look like a standard paver patio. its a fairly simple project and the cost is reasonable $3 to $6 per sq. ft. , but expect a weekend or two of hard labor.
pergola post installation mounted on concrete footer or existing slab. the easiest method of installation is to dig footings to the correct depth below the frost line in your area and use post mounting hardware to attach the posts to the concrete footings or existing concrete slab as follows: order the 8 foot or 10 foot post option and add the post attachment hardware to your order.
what others are saying waxed fiber tubes can be used for forming some types of footings. how to pour concrete footings and piers, with step-by-step instructions for building a form and ready-made concrete pier options *** click image to read more details.
building a 18' by 12' concrete patio, with a cover will i have to put a footing down? answer hi jc, the footing depends on the type of cover. most likely you want to anchor the cover to the slab. there are three options that i can think of: option 1. pour your patio with thicken edges similar to the sketch below.
if you are ordering a pergola kit and selected either post will be going 'on concrete slab or footer 10' posts with mounting hardware ' or 'on concrete slab or footer 8' posts with mounting hardware ', the post mounting hardware has already been added to your kit. if you are mounting your pergola on a concrete patio, concrete footings, or a wood deck, you will need these in order to make a
normally, a free-standing pergola would be built on concrete piers, sunk below the frost line. since the patio was in good, solid shape, with concrete 5 to 6 thick, we took the instant-gratification route and built it right on the patio. since this is an open-roof design, it will never have to bear any weight beyond that of the structure itself.
many home patios are made from concrete, which is a durable material used in both commercial and residential applications. sloping concrete slabs are the result of improper pouring of the patio at the time of installation, excessive wear and tear due to extreme weather conditions and shifting of the underlying soil.