Tools needed for installation.

Your Alumawood DIY Kits include all the necessary building materials, hardware, and brackets for installation. You only need to provide the tools.

What do I need to install?

You probably already have the tools you need for your DIY aluminum patio cover project. All the required tools can be easily found at popular home improvement stores like Lowes, Home Depot or Harbor Freight.

From measuring tape to power tools, you can easily find everything you need at these popular home improvement stores.

Need help figuring out which tools suit your project? Give us a call at 800-531-5994, and we’ll be happy to assist you. Get started on building your dream patio cover today!

Tool List

  • Measuring Tape
  • Carpenter’s square
  • Carpenters Pencil
  • Level
  • Plumb Bob
  • Ladder
  • Hammer
  • Chalk Line
  • Socket Wrench
  • Caulking Gun (*Not needed for Lattice Kits).
  • Drill (corded or cordless)
  • 1/2 ” Drill Bit or Hole Saw
  • 1/8″ and 5/16″ Drill Bits
  • Hex Head Drivers
  • Hammer Drill with 3/8″ Masonry Bit (*Not needed for Freestanding Kits).
  • Chop saw with 32 teeth or more, or a fine-toothed Jig Saw
  • Metal snips/ Tin Snips
  • Stud Finder (*For wall attachments)
  • Battery Operated Sawzall with metal blade (for certain applications)