‘How to’ and helpful videos

An introduction to Sunnyside

Whether you’re building a pergola, awning, greenhouse, carport or something else, we have the clear roofing to suit.

How to install polycarbonate roofing

This video shows an installation of a pergola using clear sheets, noise stop tape and One Shot fasteners.

Frame and roofing animation

Showing the rafters, purlins, noise stop tape, foam infill, sheets, fasteners, barge and ridge capping.

How to use polycarbonate fasteners

How to use the One Shot or Multipurpose polycarbonate fasteners.

The different polycarbonate colours

We have four different colours: clear, bronze tint, grey tint and opal (white).

This video shows each one held up against various backgrounds.

The different Custom Glaze colours

We have three different colours: clear, bronze tint and grey tint.

This video shows each one held up against various backgrounds.

The different Twinwall colours

We have four different colours: clear, bronze tint, grey tint and opal (white).

This video shows each one held up against various backgrounds.

Which side up?

Polycarbonate roofing has a UV protective coating on one side. It’s important this side goes towards the sun to protect the rest of the sheet.

This is how to tell which side has the UV coating.

Meet Devon and Kurt from Sunnyside

Say hi to Devon, the fourth generation to join the family business.

Just how tough is polycarbonate roofing?

Devon puts it to the test

Kurt and Devon with polycarbonate samples

In this video Kurt shows Devon a few samples (or is it the other way around?)

Some more helpful videos from the web

How to install – Mitre 10

A great video from Mitre 10 covering a few more things to think about.

How to build a pergola – Mitre 10

How to actually build the structure the sheets will go on.

Note, the battens or purlins only need to be 800mm apart for the roofing.

How to build a pergola next to a house – Mitre 10

Similar to the previous one, this one’s about building next to a house.

How to install guttering – Mitre 10

You may want guttering on your pergola.