Pergola brackets are an important part of a pergola building. Particularly these pieces are responsible for arbor/pergola framing simplification. For building a pergola you will need to purchase both the top bracket and the bottom bracket. Each of them is important, necessary and has its mission in providing durability for the pergola. You can order these brackets from different stores, before purchasing make sure they supply quality products. The Lee Valley & Veritas is sure to manufacture exceptionally sturdy and durable pergola brackets.
Anyway, before purchasing brackets for pergola you must know what each of them is for. The top bracket is responsible for eliminating the interlocking journey. It is normally fastened where the beams of the pergola converge at a post. You can use is as for an intermediary post so on the corner side. The reason is its construction. This bracket has a through channel intended for beams with longer sizes, and blocked channels on each of its sides. Purchasing this bracket in Lee Valley & Veritas you can be sure in its premium quality as it is made of sturdy aluminum and features powder-coated finish. The bracket also includes mounting hardware made of stainless steel metal.
What concerns bottom pergola brackets, they are intended for securing pergola’s posts to the hard surface you are installing it on. This can be as well as your deck.
these brackets consist of 2 L-shape pieces attaching to the post corners. The bracket is installed o the post by means of suitable screws. The latter is normally included in the order.