How to Install a Pergola on the Back Deck | This Old House

11September 2020

Tom Silva works with Jeff Sweenor and his crew to assemble the PVC pergola on the back deck of the Westerly house.

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The new back deck of the Westerly house faces south so it gets lots of sun. Tom Silva and Jeff Sweenor install a pre-made PVC pergola over columns that were custom built in Jeff’s shop. The posts have been fastened down to the deck structure.They slide in the tapered columns over the posts and set the pre-cut beams on top. The pvc lattice goes on top.

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