Pergolas and Arbors

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Pergolas are usually sturdy open structures. Using vertical posts or pillars that usually support some kind of cross beams and lattice. Often woody vines or flowers are trained on top. They service as protection from the sun on shaded walkways , pathways or sitting areas.

What is a pergola on a house?

A structure that is next to the house, either freestanding or connected to the house. Providing cover for sitting area with lattice and open slats as a roof for some shading. Great for allowing some light but providing shade at the same time.

What is a covered patio called?

Pergolas on patios are many times used interchangeably as patio covers. Pergolas can be used as patio covers to provide shading and structure to your patio.

Do you need a permit to put up a pergola?

Not all structures such has pergolas, arbors etc.. Require a permit however you should always talk with your contractor to confirm what your city bylaws require.

What are some benefits of Pergola ?

  • Keeping you dry
  • Providing Sun shading
  • Extends your outdoor living area
  • Increase your house value.

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