What Are Some Hardware Pieces Used in a Pergola Bracket Kit?


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The hardware needed to install a Pergola kit, in addition to the included brackets, depends on the type of installation. To mount on a concrete surface, 2 3/4-inch cement screws, a 3-inch long concrete drill bit, 4 x 4 wood posts and 4 x 4 wood shims are necessary.

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To mount the Pergola on a wood or composite deck with an accessible underside, you need ¼-inch bolts and nuts, ¼-inch washers, a 3-inch long wood drill bit, 4 x 4 wood posts and 4 x 12 wood shims.

A cordless drill is needed for both installation processes. Additionally, you will need a concrete hammer drill for concrete mounting or wrenches and a socket set if you are fastening the brackets with bolts.

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