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What rafter spacing for a pergola?

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What rafter spacing for a pergola?

hi all, I am building a pergola with a colorbond roof sheets, I am planning to use rafters 140 x 45.

What would be the recommended spacing, the area to cover is 3.7 x 2.7, can you please guide me through ??

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Re: What rafter spacing for a pergola?

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Ricardo1960. It's sensational to have you join us, and many thanks for your question about rafter spacing.

You'll find maximum support spacings on page nine of this Lysaght roofing installation manual. The support spacing is determined by the type of sheeting you are using, and it's best to consult the manufacturer. For our Lysaght sheeting in custom orb, it's 700mm for the 0.42mm sheets

Please let me know if you have any questions.


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Re: What rafter spacing for a pergola?

Hello Mitchel.

Thank you very much for your reply, it will help me.


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