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Although your pergola is stable and strong without installing a bracket, installation of the brackets will firm up the structure and lessen the amount of sway that may occur with high winds. For those who will be placing their pergolas on concrete, we recommend using the Post Mount Brackets Concrete with rebar post.
Post Mount Brackets Concrete tools and material you will need:
- 8 in. x 3 ft. or 4 ft. diameter sonotube form
- 2-3 bags of ready mix concrete per form
- Building stakes
- Level or transit
- Tape Measure
- Line up Post Mount Bracket on the bottom of the post and mark the hole location.
- Using OLT’s footprint, poor concrete into your forms and position the Post Mount Brackets correctly.
- Make sure the Post Mounts Brackets are installed at the proper height, adjusting them as necessary.
- Wait a day or two for the concrete to cure.
- Line up your pergola’s post holes that you previously marked with the Post Mount Bracket holes.
- Slide 6 in. carriage bolts through the holes.
- Slip a washer on and then tighten the nut with a wrench.
- Complete the above steps for the remaining posts.