All About Pergolas
# All About Pergolas
A pergola is an easy structure to change up your yard, turning it into a living space outside you will enjoy. Well, for
starters, the pergola is an extremely popular outdoor structure and it can be the perfect addition that completes your
outdoor living space. By having a open roof, or lattice-type roof, the pergola will still provide a little shade during the
sunnier days, but it allows you to enjoy the openness of your outdoor living area.
An attached pergola can make your outdoor living space seem like an extension of your indoor rooms rather than an individual
feature. An attached pergola can make your patio feel like a new room addition rather than merely an isolated outdoor space.
With a pergola, you can transform an average seating area, outdoor kitchen, or BBQ area into an entire outdoor room.
For instance, a pergola is an ideal structure for making your barbecue look a bit more like an outdoor kitchen. From mood
lighting to perfect furniture to fire pits, you can personalize your surrounding space and create an ultimate outdoor living
space by using the pergola as the centerpiece — just like in these great design ideas from HGTV.
Pergolas expand your outdoor space, provide plenty of design options, and can be tailored to even modest budgets. Pergolas
are designed to be a cost-effective investment that will nurture your love for the outdoors, as well as your wish that others
will enjoy your outdoor space with you.
A typical pergola does not completely block out sunlight, but some designs include slatted or roof covers for full shading.
When designed and properly oriented to your lot, a pergola can cast sufficient light shading that it’s pleasant to enjoy
even on hot days, or you can set up a retractable shade canopy to add even more protection, if you still want additional
shade. Privacy Potential: besides offering shade, another practical advantage of a pergola is that it can offer a
strong measure of privacy to your yard.
Some contemporary pergolas are designed with roofs spaced equally so as to offer greater shade, but also allow for the
passage of winds, thus avoiding stressing the entire structure. Freestanding arbors, those not attached to your house or
another structure, offer an area for sitting, which allows breezes and a little sunlight, but offers protection from the
harsh glare of direct sun. A pergola is an open-air structure made up of columns supporting a grid roof consisting of rafters
At its most basic level, a pergola is an outdoor structure composed of columns or posts supporting an open-roof composed of
beams and rafters. A pergola is a yard feature forming a shaded walking path, passageway, or sitting area, featuring vertical
posts or columns usually supporting a roof-type structure consisting of intersecting beams and a strong, open frame.
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