DIY gazebo and DIY pergola kits are a great way to save money and create that outdoor living area that is so desirable. Our DIY gazebo kits made with asphalt shingles are relatively easy to install, and the results are breathtaking. The A-Bond plywood base not only provides a safe working platform but braces the gazebo or pergola roof and strengthens the whole structure. Once you install the 17mm plywood, you then install the underlay. Finally, you can install the shingles. I have a detailed roof kit guide on the following pages.
The asphalt shingle roofing system is a very cost-effective roofing option with massive savings over the long run. The DIY gazebo kits and DIY pergola kits are fully insulated and very quiet due to the thick plywood base. Your DIY pergola kit and gazebo kit provides a shaded area in the middle of the day protecting you from the harsh Australian sun.
Probably the most desirable aspect of your DIY gazebo or DIY pergola is the 30 – 40-year manufacturers warranty’s. Once installed, you have a maintenance-free roof that will last many decades. We replace wooden roofs and thatched roofs regularly as they deteriorate very fast and people are generally after a longer-lasting roofing alternative.
Using standard tools found in most backyard sheds an asphalt shingle roof for a patio, pergola, gazebo, shed or garage can usually be built in a day or two. A hammer, some GAL clouts, a chalk line, circular saw and knife are all the tools you require.
A customer finished the DIY pergola kit in a weekend. This includes stripping the thatch, installing the plywood, the underlay and asphalt shingles. They had built the gazebo frame before this.
Do it yourself gazebo kits, and pergola kits roof install for your outdoor project is a relatively straight forward project with asphalt shingles. Friends and family will be impressed with your shingle roof finished in a weekend.
Click here for a detailed gazebo roof installation guide.