Jul 21, 2013 . 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..
Feb 3, 2009 . Adding lighting to your deck not only creates ambience, but adds to the décor and its usefulness. Deck lighting also provides more safety and security to your home. Installing electrical outlets adds to the ease of use of the deck. If the deck is covered with a canopy or sunroof, adding an outdoor fan increases..
Before You Begin. Unpack the components of the canopy unit and become familiar with the various parts and pieces of hardware. Then read through the installation instructions first for an overview of how the unit is assembled and fastened together. Then read the instructions again for the details of each step. It's handy to..
There's something about the glow of strings lights that can make even the most ordinary space feel magical. Doesn't it make your heart skip a beat when you see them? Plus the glow is incredibly flattering, so I can't be held responsible for what magic may happen when you install these outdoor patio and deck lights at home..
Canopies are structures with fabric roofs, supported by a rigid framed structure. Awnings are available in retractable models, making them easier to take down when not in use. Both are fairly easy to install as a DIY project; the key step is deciding the type of canopy or awning fits best with your outdoor deck
Aug 17, 2017 . Check local building code to see if you can attach a patio roof directly to your deck. Blow out the dust, fill the hole with epoxy, and insert the rod to the required depth. 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
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor has two simple sun-blocking solutions for keeping a deck and home cool during the summer
Helpful--how to install removable poles to support a shade sail over the deck. These would be great for now
Jun 26, 2016 . A DIY project that can save money in covering your deck or porch with a sunshade. Enjoy your deck without being exposed directly to the sun rays. Easy to install only a few parts needed that can be purchased from a local hardware or big box store or through an online website. Basic tools such as electric..
Oct 17, 2014 . Canopy Awnings. Canopy awnings are a shade solution that is permanently installed onto your house or attached to your freestanding decks frame that has fabric attached that can be removed and replaced. Most canopy fabrics last around 15 years so you will not have to change it out very often unless you..
A pergola that is attached to your house can be a great addition; it's a good way to create a useful sheltered outdoor area and give you shade from the sun. It will also add to the visual appeal of your house
Apr 21, 2015 . How to Build a deck- DIY Style -in 3 days Step by step Beginners guide - Duration: 8:58. Stanley "Dirt Monkey" Genadek 271,626 views · 8:58. Design of a roof addition over an existing concrete patio in Bozeman, MT part 1 - Duration: 3:23. PeterQBrownDesign 1,768,178 views · 3:23 · Building a Covered..
7. Make sure to install the longer trolleys in the direction you want the water to run. 8. Do not fasten feet to pad/deck until the canopy frame work is completely assembled. 9. The rope cleat can be located in any of the 4 corners. However it's recommended location is on one of the posts below where the fabric gathers. 10