Using free pergola plans to build a shade structure, or a plant climbing feature, is a great way to increase the value of your home.
Utilizing do-it-yourself blueprints for your pergola or trellis can also save you a lot of money, when comparing to the cost of using prefabricated pergola kits; possible up to 50%.
As long as the free trellis plans you use contain accurate dimensions, a list of materials and step-by-step instructions, you should be good to go.
Like with many backyard structures, you need to keep in mind that you may need to check with your local building controls office to verify any restrictions and building regulations before building a pergola.
We have compiled a list of free pergola plan resources below for your use.
Please use these free trellis plans with caution, as they are not our plans.
If you would like to check out reasonable priced pergola plans that come with an 8-week guarantee, be sure to check out these detailed pergola plans.
You can download them right away and make copies of the easy to follow pergola blueprints on your printer.
With these pergola and trellis plans, you will have the complete list of materials you need to buy and the item numbers for the materials so you can have Home Depot and Lowe's give you a materials quote.
If you let each building supply store know you are requesting a quote from other competitors, you may be able to get a ten percent discount.
You will also get the step by step instructions to build a pergola or trellis and free tech support if you need it.
We believe this to be a very attractive pergola plan package deal.
Free Pergola Plans - From Popular Mechanics, here are instructions and photos to build a simple backyard pergola. Includes a 3 dimensional animation.
How to Build a Cedar Pergola - Free trellis plans and details brought to you by Real Cedar.
Printable Free Pergola Blueprints - A 5 page .pdf file containing pergola plans, details and sections and a BOM list.
Constructing a Wooden Pergola - Materials list, tools required and quick steps to build a wood pergola, from HGTV.
If you need a set of custom plans for your pergola, be sure to drop us a line.
Include any sketches and pergola ideas you have, and we will get back to you with a drafting quote.
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