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RESOURCES

Product Info Sheet

Printable pdf document with details about the LINX Simplified Pergola System.

4x4 Spec Sheets

Product specification sheets for the 4×4 LINX Simplified Pergola System.

6x6 Spec Sheets

Product specification sheets for the 6×6 LINX Simplified Pergola System.

Installation Guide

An easy to follow illustrated guide to construct the LINX Simplified Pergola System.

Check out how easy it is to build your dream pergola in about an hour.

Check out our easy to follow illustrated guide, relax in your dream pergola in about an hour.

PLANNING YOUR PERGOLA BUILD

When determining what size of a pergola to build for your space, please add the required space to accommodate the brackets that you choose to complete your build.  See below for a general guide and example of how to measure accurately.

◼︎USING 4×4 BRACKETS:

Add 4″ for each bracket that is used in the build.  EXAMPLE: (10’x10′) Using 10′ posts for the build, the outside dimensions are 10′ 8″ width X 10′ 8″ length x 10′ 4″ height.

◼︎USING 6×6 BRACKETS:

Add 6″ for each bracket that is used in the build.  EXAMPLE:  (10’x10′) Using 10′ posts for the build, the outside dimensions are 11′ width X 11′ length x 10′ 6″ height.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of wood posts should be used?

You can use any straight and dry standard size 4×4 or 6×6 posts available at your local lumber retailer.  Cedar and Redwood are two of the most popular choices for pergola projects.  However, depending on your budget, you could use pressure-treated wood (least expensive) or choose a tropical hardwood like Ipe (most expensive).

Note: Lumber dimensions for standard 4×4 wood posts are 3.5”x3.5” and 6×6 wood posts are 5.5″x5.5″

how are the LINX™ brackets constructed?

Constructed of high-grade steel, we use 50% thicker steel than other products that provide strength and long-lasting durability.  Precision welding leaves the inside tube free and clear allowing for standard 4×4 and 6×6 posts attaching with ease, with no need for sanding or planing. LINX™ brackets go through a rigorous process of galvanization, primer, ending with durable long-lasting powder-coated finishes.  We also take the extra step of powder coating our fasteners to match our brackets for that finished look!

What are the dimensions of the built pergola?
 ◼︎Using 4×4 Brackets:

Add 4″ for each bracket that is used in the build.  EXAMPLE: (10’x10′) Using 10′ posts for the build, the outside dimensions are 10′ 8″ width X 10′ 8″ length x 10′ 4″ height.

◼︎Using 6×6 Brackets:

Add 6″ for each bracket that is used in the build.  EXAMPLE:  (10’x10′) Using 10′ posts for the build, the outside dimensions are 11′ width X 11′ length x 10′ 6″ height.

◼︎Example of how the posts join at the (corner) LINX™ Trifit bracket

 

◼︎finished outside dimensions | 10’x10′ Pergola build using 4×4 brackets and 10′ wood posts

 

 

what is the typical height when building a pergola?

The most common height of pergolas is approximately 8′.  Using an 8′ post the overall height when using 4×4 brackets is 8′ 4″, and when using 6×6 brackets is 8′ 6″.  Please consult your local building department.

Where can I buy?

Our product is launching Summer 2020!  Please check our Dealer Locator on our website to find a dealer near you.  Please take a minute to request a quote to receive more information.

How strong are the LINX™ BRACKETS?

Please go to our resources page to view detailed Professional Engineer sealed CADs and reports that can be used to answer technical questions and help in planning your project.

How do I anchor my pergola to the ground?

 We always recommend our customers check first with their local building department to confirm they are following proper codes prior to building and anchoring their pergola.  In addition, please go to our resources page to find technical information and specifications on our products.

What material is the sunshade made out of?

HDPE fabric with a weight of 340 GSM (Grams per square meter), with UV inhibitor 

What material is the hammock made out of?

Marine-grade Dacron® Sailcloth with a maximum weight capacity of 500lbs.  The Sailcloth includes a UV Inhibitor to increase durability.

Do you have brackets that fit rough sawn 4x4 and 6x6 posts?

The LINX™ brackets were designed to be used with standard 4×4 and 6×6 lumber with actual dimensions of 3.5″x3.5″ and 5.5″x5.5″ respectively, with NO planing or sanding required.  The dimensions on rough sawn lumber can vary depending on a number of factors, including how it was milled and the moisture content at the time of your build.  If you are thinking about using rough sawn lumber there may be additional planing or sanding required for the posts to fit into the brackets.  

Here’s one example:

◼︎ The inside dimensions of our LINX™ 4×4 brackets measure 3.70″x3.70″, a common rough sawn 4×4 Cedar post measures approximately 3.75″x3.75 a difference of .05″

◼︎The inside dimensions of our LINX™ 6×6 brackets measure 5.59″x5.59″, a common rough sawn 6×6 Cedar post measures approximately 5.75″x5.75″, a difference of .16″

how long has the company been in business?

LINX™ Simplified Pergola System is part of the Wild Hog Products Family (Wild Hog Railing) which has been providing high-quality customer-driven products since 2013.  Over that time we have established and built a nationwide network of trusted partners that includes the leading distributors of building materials.

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