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Old 04-16-2013, 11:10 PM   #1
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I am sorry I no pictures, But what I am trying to do is, I have a sitting area I think its called a Perolow? SP, But what I am trying to locate is shade cloth to help reduce the direct sunlight, I can not seeem to find any...

Ok I happen to locate some...


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Old 04-17-2013, 05:55 AM   #2
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Greenhouse supply company's carry that product.


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I purchased one from this site, and was very pleased with it. Not very expensive, and they custom make it to your specs.

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My last house had a pergola. To block the sun, my wife bought burlap fabric from a fabric store and sewed simple curtains. We'd hang them up in the Spring and take them down in the Fall.
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Home depot has green and tan shade screen in 3 foot wide rolls .

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Hey Splinter,
When you go to attach the shade cloth on the roof of the pergula, buy some furring strips (1x2 lumber) from any home improvement center or lumber yard. Every place the shade cloth passes over a wood member of the pergula, install a furring strip flat over the fabric. Use 2" minimum length nails or 1 1/2" minimum length wood screws to sandwich the fabric between the furring strip and the pergula structure.
If you need additional help, let me know. Good luck!



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