The attached picture shows a view of the deck from above along with measurements and placements of the existing support posts and beams.
Adding a pergola to an existing deck.
We want to use the existing posts.
Other considerations before you add a pergola to a deck.
Pergolas are structures that provide shade over a deck or a patio during the summer months.
In this scenario you may opt for a complete deck and pergola hardware set that includes post bases post to beam supports rail saddles rafter clips truss accents and truss ties truss base fans and timber ties.
The deck is 17 x 16 and i d like to build the pergola to roughly match the size and shape.
Diagrams materials supplies list and instructions will help you build this deck pergola.
Deck pergola with plant hangers plan from lowe s.
Every pergola over deck plan assumes there aren t any existing posts.
Here s a free pergola plan to build a pergola that goes over an existing deck.
A simple design that has many functions and is easy to build in fact you could.
A pergola is a great addition to an existing deck but you ll need to keep a few things in mind so that your pergola stays safe and sturdy.
Building an attached pergola 16 feet by 20 feet on your deck can be done by first determining if your deck is big enough for this size of pergola.
The lower deck is a great place to hang out in the sun while the cascading stairs flow into the yard and provide lots of space for planters and pots.
James c 4 15 2017 9 18 10 pm reply.
When i first put in my deck i couldn t help but feel like it was missing something.
I have an existing deck on the back of my house and i d like to add a pergola.
We re here to help read our blog and learn how to design and build a pergola on a deck just like the pros.
Our deck has for 8 x8 posts and is attached to our house.
Designing and building a pergola on your existing deck is one of the most effective ways to bring new life to your outdoor living space.
The design includes cables and exposed bolts for a modern twist that can double as plant hangers.
Here is a great addition that i built for my deck a diy modern deck pergola.
The pergola shades the upper deck and the home s interior from the sun and it offers a space for hanging or climbing plants.