How to Build a Pergola | Mitre 10 Easy As

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How to Build a Pergola Attached to Your House | Mitre 10 Easy As

A pergola that is attached to your house can be a great addition; it’s a good way to create a useful sheltered outdoor area and give you shade from the sun. It will also add to the visual appeal of your house.

How to repair a leaning fence | Mitre 10 Easy As

If part of your fence is on a lean, don’t worry, we’ll show you an easy fix that you can do yourself, that’ll get your fence nice and straight again.

How to Put Up a Shade Sail | Mitre 10 Easy As

When the warm weather comes around it’s great to make the most of your backyard, but with our harsh sun sometimes you want a little extra sun shade, and this is when installing a shade sail makes all the difference. Putting up a shade sail is also a great way to add an extra outdoor living space to your property. Installing a shade sail is a pretty straightforward job, and it’s one you can easily do yourself. Shade sails aren’t expensive, and can be bought off the shelf at Mitre 10 in a number of different sizes and shapes to provide sun shade to your area. The fittings required are varied and will also depend on where you’re installing it. This Easy As guide shows you how to put up a shade sail which is attached to the side of a house, and over an existing deck. We also install a couple of timber posts off the end of the deck, for the sail to attach to. There are many different ways to install a shade sale and the method you use may differ slightly, but the principles you’ll learn in this guide can easily be adapted depending on your area. You’ll also learn a lot of valuable DIY skills that you can apply on many other projects. Watch the video guide “How to put up a shade sail” now, then come in-store to Mitre 10 for everything you need to get the job done. And make sure you check out the rest of the Mitre 10 Easy As guides at https://www.mitre10.co.nz. for more projects you can do yourself. Plus, join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mitre10/and we’ll keep you up to date with news, special deals, prizes, and handy advice.

How to Build a Deck | Mitre 10 Easy As

Kiwis love the great outdoors. Even when we’re at home we’d rather be out on the deck. But nothing quite matches the satisfaction of a deck you’ve built yourself. Find out how to build a deck right here. Knowing how to build a deck yourself is a great DIY skill to learn, and one you’ll be able to use to build a porch or build a patio as well – as they can be very similar structures. As DIY projects go, a deck may seem like an ambitious project, but taken step-by-step, building a deck is pretty straightforward. This guide will show you how to do it yourself. These instructions are for a simple, 3.6 metre by 3.6 metre deck, sitting 0.75 metres above the ground, but the same principles apply whether it’s a bigger area, or higher off the ground. With higher decks, consideration needs to be given to bracing and handrails. Usually a deck will be attached to the house on one side and this example will show you how to do that. We’ll also show you some invaluable tips and tricks that’ll help you get the job done. Watch the video guide “How to build a deck” now, then come in-store to Mitre 10 for everything you need to get the job done. And make sure you check out the rest of the Mitre 10 Easy As guides at https://www.mitre10.co.nz. for more projects you can do yourself. Plus, join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mitre10/and we’ll keep you up to date with news, special deals, prizes, and handy advice.

How to Install Click Together Flooring | Mitre 10 Easy As

Installing click together flooring, or click lock hardwood flooring, is an easy way to get a wood-look floor without forking out the big bucks. The name says it all. The pre-finished planks just click together and no messy glue or nailing is needed. It's a simple job that'll transform your home, as well as add durability to your floor. Click together flooring looks great in most areas of the house – but importantly, cannot be used in any wet areas. This Easy As guide will show you how to install click together flooring yourself, and we’ll take you through the job step by step.

Wanting to find out how to build a pergola? Here’s how to do it yourself. Wanting to find out how to build an arbor? You’re also in the right place, because whatever you call it, pergola or arbor, it’s the same thing – and putting one up isn’t as hard as you might think. This Mitre 10 Easy As guide will give you the right advice to get the job done.

A pergola, or arbor, is a great addition to any home. It can add some real character to your backyard, creating a pleasant, shady space to relax. You’ll get even more enjoyment from your pergola knowing that you built it yourself.

From marking out your area, to building the pergola structure, this step by step guide will show you how to build a pergola yourself. The design is for a free standing pergola measuring 3.5m x 3m and 2m high, but it’s easy enough to modify the dimensions to suit your site. Note – generally any structure over one metre high needs a building consent. So check with your local council about the applicable building regulations.

Watch “How to build a pergola” now, then come in-store to Mitre 10 for everything you need to get the job done. And make sure you check out the rest of the Mitre 10 Easy As guides at https://www.mitre10.co.nz. for more projects you can do yourself. Plus, join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mitre10/and we’ll keep you up to date with news, special deals, prizes, and handy advice.

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