How to install polycarbonate roofing
This video shows an installation of a pergola using clear sheets, noise stop tape and One Shot fasteners.
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.
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.
Just how tough is polycarbonate roofing?
Devon puts it to the test
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.