Pergola Designed for Decks in North York Ontario
Western Red Cedar Pergola connects the patio, home and cedar deck
visually. This pergola, built in North York Ontario adds vertical
interest to a simple deck and
patio. This pergola
is designed for decks and posts must be
anchored into the framing. Often the framing must be strengthened for
Designer - Lawrence Winteburn
Drawings are available for this Deck with Pergola. Call (888) 293-8938
This pergola is not connected to
the home, though it appears to be visually. The deck is floating on a
curb type system, so for all intensive purposes, it is landscaping.
There is no roof, so it is not a pergola nor an outbuilding. Often
people come to me saying, the building department says I can't put a
deck there that big--sometimes there is a way around the rules.
posts are mounted to block walls, some are anchored within the deck.
Since the deck floats, and the walls float, everything stays even. If
it were connected to the home it would be an issue. If some footings
are below frost, and others are above grade, this causes the structure
to shift. Not an issue here. In the winter everything lifts an inch or
two--when it thaws, it settles back where it was.
fairly traditional rail, with robust 6x6 posts in red cedar lumber.
The braces are connected firmly to the posts and the beams to
keep everything level.
designed a stone patio with resting rocks as part of the project.
Privacy screens are anchored to
the pergola support posts to make it a private paradise!