Why would anyone want a pergola?

Why would anyone want a pergola?

A pergola extends your living space and increases the amount of time you can spend outside. Designed and oriented correctly on your lot, a pergola can cast enough light shade to make even a warm afternoon enjoyable or if you still need additional protection, you can install a retractable shade cover for more shade.

What a pergola means?

1 : arbor, trellis. 2 : a structure usually consisting of parallel colonnades supporting an open roof of girders and cross rafters.

How much does a pergola increase home value?

Since outdoor living has become more popular than ever, the value of properties with a pergola or a comfortable outdoor space has been on the rise. A safe gauge for a deck or backyard improvement is about 50% — 80% for your ROI.

Should a pergola have a roof?

A pergola roof. By definition, a pergola does not have a roof but the practical evolution of the many thousand years old idea is finally progressing at a rate worthy of the twenty-first century.

How close to a boundary can I build a pergola?

Within 2m of the boundary the max. height must be no greater than 2.5m (8′ 2″) Further away from the boundary it can be 3m (9′ 10″). A pitched-roof structure (A-shaped roof) can be up to 4m high (13′)

How many times do you have to build a pergola?

We erected the Pergola 3 times in a tempory manner to confirm all was exactly level, straight and strong. Additionally, as the slab had be laid at an angle to ensure correct water run off, each post foot had to be a different level. This was to ensure the Pergola roof was level at the end.

What kind of pergolas do they have at Costco?

Shop Costco’s impressive display of high-quality pergolas. You’ll find pergolas that meet all your space and aesthetic requirements. From cedar-inspired pergolas made of rust-resistant aluminum, to dazzling white pergolas made of vinyl, every item comes with its own 7-year warranty or better.

Are there trees in my pergola patio area?

Apart from some small bushes, there was 1 very large tree to be removed in the corner where the slab had to be laid. My property is on a slight slope. Nothing crazy, but enough to move all rain water to one side of the house.

What to put under a pergola in Southampton?

Under the terrace pergola of a Martha’s Vineyard home by Mark Cunningham, a zinc-top reclaimed-oak table stands next to a wood-fired oven. Use a pergola to make outdoor areas feel separate. Enhancements made by Juan Montoya Design to a family home in Southampton, New York, include a pergola-topped dining space in the pool area.

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