Sitting in the pergola in the garden is certainly pleasant. If, however, blows or it rains a bit, we can say goodbye with comfortable seating. How about a cozy place to sit roof?
Sitting in the pergola
in the garden is certainly pleasant. If, however, blows or it rains a bit, we can say goodbye with comfortable seating. How about a cozy place to sit roof?
Suitable material for pergolas roofing
Wood, aluminum or plastic? It is almost a philosophical question.
Wood materials for roofing
The truth is that the wood is simply timeless classics and in many unrivaled winner. Wood is sturdy, pleasing to the eye and touch. However, its cost is higher. Moreover, without regular maintenance, the wood is deteriorating rapidly. We must also reckon with the fact that when you take a wooden pergolas roofing
, do not enjoy a lot of sunshine.
Aluminum is basically maintenance-free material and sensitive when choosing a garden building from aluminum suitable for any garden. Aluminum pergolas
are in different colors and designs are easy to assemble. Furthermore, aluminum does not require any surface treatment. It is important to use when installing quality stainless fasteners.
No longer true that the ugly plastic. Plast has a lot of advantages. It is lightweight, durable, easy to handle and with a good selection of tastefully can tune both exterior and interior. Plastic or polycarbonate materials are therefore currently very popular. And for lovers of hardened wood can offer a compromise. Combinations of these materials.
Combination of materials
Roofing material combination is ideal for roofing. Supporting elements of roof ideally we choose wood or aluminum indestructible. Then finished the construction of the pergola will add light and a transparent roof made of polycarbonate. Pergola will be sheltered from inclement weather, but it will also transmit sufficient light.
Attaching polycarbonate construction
Before laying polycarbonate construction must be, in the case of material from wood, has comprehensively treated with a protective coating. The contacting surface structure with a polycarbonate sheet is to be glued self-adhesive sealing tape. Polycarbonate reacts to temperature changes, the sealing strip prevents unwanted sounds polycarbonate in temperature changes.
On the polycarbonate plate, do not apply any chemical binders, sealants, adhesives, silicones. This could cause surface etching plates and irreversible damage to the material. Between the slabs, leave a small expansion gap.