Buying a pergola can be a great way to add an outdoor living space to your home or property. It can provide privacy as well as shade. Pergolas are actually practical for any type of outdoor space. Whether you have a small backyard area or larger outdoor space, you can easily find a pergola that is just right for your situation.
Privacy & Shade
Investing in a pergola is a great way to create shade and privacy for your patio or pool area. Over the past few years there has been a steady increase in demand for pergolas as homeowners look for ways to stay out of the sun.
A modern pergola can enhance your home’s curb appeal and provide functional as well as luxurious outdoor living space.
These durable structures can be made from cedar, pine, or other species of wood. Teak is a strong, dense hardwood that is resistant to rot. It is also very low maintenance. Other alternatives include aluminum structures such as Titan’s Colorbeam aluminum framing system which is highly durable and can withstand very high winds.
A solid-roof pergola provides a sleek, elegant look to your patio, deck, pool or backyard. With aluminum framing you can choose from many different designs and colors to suit your needs. Pergolas can be custom designed to match your home’s color scheme as well as the style of your home. They can offer a seamless and stunning enhancement to your home.
You can also customize your pergola by adding trellises or other vines. These can create additional shade underneath your pergola and provide support for twining vines. Many homeowners add fabric coverings or shade sails to help dampen and block the sunlight.
Extension of Outdoor Living
Building and installing a brand new pergola for outdoor living can be a great way to not only add shade and privacy to your property but also extend your outdoor living area. Some homeowners elect to have a pergola installed on their deck, patio or pool area.
There really isn’t anything wrong with expanding your outdoor living space by deciding to build a pergola on your deck or patio. Some homeowners elect to have a pergola installed over an open grass area in their backyard.
Things to consider before installing a brand new pergola in your backyard. For starters, you should research and decide what type of material would best fit your needs. Wood is the most common material for a pergola.
Cedar or redwood are good choices as they are naturally resistant to insects. Softwoods such as pine are less expensive but require some maintenance to keep them looking their best. In states such as Florida, aluminum pergolas are quite popular and very common. Many homeowners elect for aluminum given their durability and low maintenance.
Many pergolas are fitted with electrical wiring which can provide illumination for evening parties. You can also install drop down curtains to block wind in one direction and give instant privacy.
Main Benefits To Having A Pergola
Having a pergola installed in your backyard is a great way to add value to your home and create a wonderful outdoor space for entertaining and relaxing. Most pergolas are fairly easy to have built and installed. Not to mention, you can find many pergolas at affordable price points to fit any budget.
A pergola provides the ideal place for a relaxing patio, an entertainment area, or even dining area. Its beauty is accentuated by the use of drapery, string lights, and other accessories. There are many opportunities in how they can be designed and installed.
A pergola can also be used to grow climbing plants. It can be covered with screens or latticework to block the sun. Pergolas can also be built over an outdoor fire pit or pool to create a beautiful transition between common living space.
In most cases, pergolas require very little maintenance and can be a great long-term investment. If you ever decide to sell your home, the addition of a pergola will not only increase the value of your home but also improve the appeal of your property.
Titan Sunrooms serves the following counties in Florida. Bay County, Escambia County, Okaloosa County, Santa Rosa County, Walton County and Baldwin County.
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