Today pergolas are often used as an extension of our living spaces, creating outdoor rooms. They are an excellent way to transition from house to a lawn or garden. The shade created by these structures and the vines that are often grown on them helps protect indoor fabrics and carpet from sun damage in addition to lowering indoor temperatures.
Pergolas and arbors are often used in the lawn or garden to add a vertical architectural element. A walkway pergolas provide interest and even mystery to the garden path. A three sided arbor can be a wonderful, comfortable hideaway in a remote area of the yard. The architectural and practical uses of these A pergola’s defining characteristics are a flat roof and large joists that project beyond the support posts. Our pergolas are handcrafted by skilled craftsmen using the finest materials and finishes. These structures are sure to add elegance and class to any setting. Our kits offer a wide range of options that will allow you to adapt your pergola to any garden situation.
Because vines and other plants are trained to grow on pergolas and arbors, low maintenance materials offer a major advantage. Having to paint or stain a pergola that is covered in vines is nearly impossible to do with a satisfactory result. We offer vinyl and cedar kits and components because they require very little maintenance and do not contain harmful chemicals.
Vinyl only requires an occasional spraying with a hose to clean it. Cedar will weather to a beautiful silver gray if left unfinished. This wood is naturally resistant to rot and insects.
Doing a Pergola over a spa adds a whole new level of intimacy often overlooked in initial designs. They also create a great space to add lighting and sound if you wish.