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Old 1/26/19, 3:00 PM
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Default Re: Pergola - external structure attached to house

Originally Posted by badair View Post
hire a competent carpenter familiar with your type siding, flashing, ledger and pergola member attachments

you & they should understand & include all associated requirements from the link
DCA 6 - Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide

do not allow any activities to occur under the pergola until these are completed; any further negligence places you responsible in the event of catastrophic failure
Barry's advice is spot on.

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The above post represents my personal opinion.
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