Building your gazebo’s roof
The step-by-step instructions that come with the gazebo are very helpful. We encourage you to follow them. But, there are a few things that we’ve learned in addition to that guide that could help. After all, there are a few challenges in dealing with that vented double roof that, in the end, does provide a comfortable breeze for you and your family and friends.
In year one, we tried to put the smaller roof on at the end of the process. That was a mistake and here’s why. It was very difficult to maneuver it that high up. Also, once it was in place, it didn’t seem like the fabric fully covered the top roof area. That was an issue once it rained as water just sat there on top of the roof waiting for us to push it off with a broom so that mosquitoes wouldn’t gather.
So, we came up with a better way. Assemble your large framework area on the ground. The guide makes it easy to do with all the correct letters on the pieces of metal. Then, once you have the smaller roof pieced together, attach it to the larger roofing area. As long as you have four people to lift it up over to your gazebo, you’ll be fine. If you have fewer people, things could get dicey, so plan ahead and make sure you have the numbers to work in your favor.