Constructing A Pergola

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Cantilevered Pergola
December 13, 2018

Cantilevered Pergola

I’ve heard people call a pergola anything from an arbor, a colonnade, or a trellis to “one of those garden things.” But regardless of what my clients call them, I enjoy building them. The balance of site work, layout, and trim is just right. Plus, they’re profitable. Since pergolas are luxury items, the budget to build one is usually large enough that I can use…

New England Pergola
November 25, 2018

New England Pergola

Add charm and cordiality to your outdoor living space with the Venetian Pergola. A sanctuary for you, your family, and your friends, this 10 ft. x 10 ft. pergola will offer shade from the summer heat or make a great hot tub enclosure. Crafted with premium vinyl, the pergola is virtually maintenance-free. Just the occasional rinse with a garden hose is all you…

Pergolas Perth wa
October 11, 2018

Pergolas Perth wa

When the rest of your outdoor entertainment area is in timber, a timber pergola is the perfect choice to complement it. Using the same or similar timbers as used in the rest of your outdoor decking area you can create a harmonious cool space that will bring years and years of pleasure while adding real value to your home. Why Choose Us We have access to some…

Pergola Covers
August 12, 2018

Pergola Covers

Retractable Pergola Covers Custom-Made for Your Home by Sunesta Are you looking for pergola covers that you can extend and retract as you please? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Since 1981, Sunesta has been a leader of the retractable shade industry, custom-designing and manufacturing shading products for homeowners all across the country. In fact, our…

How to Build a Arbor Pergola?
August 3, 2018

How to Build a Arbor Pergola?

How to build a garden arbor or pergola, with illustrated step-by-step instructions and building plans. Arbors and pergolas, which are designed to provide relief from the sun’s heat, can be just large enough to shelter a table for two, spacious enough to cover a large deck, or any size in between. Regardless of size or style, an arbor or pergola not only gives…

Adjustable Louvered Pergola
July 16, 2018

Adjustable Louvered Pergola

Are you ready for the outdoor living space of your dreams? Denver Pergola can deliver, with residential pergolas ingeniously designed to give you everything you thought you wanted in a pergola, and more than you could have imagined. Denver Pergola’s Difference Rain, snow, and wind are no match for the interlocking metal louvers of this adjustable pergola. Denver…

Circular Pergolas
June 28, 2018

Circular Pergolas

Hi Friends! We finished a MAJOR project today… and do you really think we’re going to wait until Monday to share it? NO! So welcome to this random Sunday edition of Reality Daydream. Nick and I have ALL KINDS of lofty plans for our home and land… most of which are just dreams. But I like to dream with my rendering markers, so I drew up a little ‘someday’ aerial…

Retractable Pergola Shade Covers
March 13, 2018

Retractable Pergola Shade Covers

Canopy awning Canopy awnings are permanently installed, but the fabric is removable. PHOTO COURTESY OF VELA CANOPIES Canopy awnings are fabric-roofed structures supported by a freestanding, rigid frame that s bolted to your deck. The frame becomes a permanent part of your deck, and you can either leave the fabric up year-round or remove it seasonally. The fabric…

Pergola Built off House
February 24, 2018

Pergola Built off House

The pergola is a classic form – less enclosing than a gazebo or pavilion, but more intimate than open sky. Pergolas help define space, using 4 posts and an open-raftered roof to set a particular part of your yard apart for a particular purpose. We’ve been incorporating them in residential Chicago landscaping designs for more than two decades. Which means we’ve…

Decks and Pergolas Melbourne
January 19, 2018

Decks and Pergolas Melbourne

Deck It Out Decks and Pergolas is a company that specialises in outdoor living and entertainment. We can Design, Plan and Build any area to suit the needs and budget of every customer! Why Choose Us? We are registered builders, providing you with a whole range of ideas for your every outdoor requirement. We will take care of everything from plans, permits and…

Enclosing a Pergola
January 1, 2018

Enclosing a Pergola

Patios are one of the essential outdoor living extensions in Australia. Found both in domestic setups as well as commercial establishments, they need to be protected from harsh climatic forces to maintain their livability factor. They are a popular choice to enclose with professional blind systems so they can become an entire room where you can entertain your…

Best Pergola Vine
November 8, 2017

Best Pergola Vine

A pergola is a long and narrow structure that has pillars to support flat crossbeams and an open latticework that is frequently covered in plants. Some people use pergolas as a trellis over a walkway or to protect an outdoor living space. The best plants for a pergola are ones that will grow rapidly to cover the structure, require minimal care and are well suited…

Prefabricated Pergolas
October 2, 2017

Prefabricated Pergolas

Are you looking for an aluminum pergola? TipTopShade has fully customizable aluminum pergola frames to let you create a truly extra living space! At TipTopShade we choose for aluminum constructions, because wood pergolas will fade and rot over time. Besides, wood pergolas needs a lot of upkeep and aluminums pergolas looks better than any other constructions…

Pergola Rafter Tail Patterns
September 23, 2017

Pergola Rafter Tail Patterns

1. Prep the Boards I prep each rafter by squaring one end of the board. Rough-sawn and pressure-treated material usually isn t completely square, or it can be rough-cut on the ends. I do this either with a miter saw or a circular saw with a Speed Square as a saw guide. I then measure and cut each rafter to its finished length. Finally, I cut a 3-foot scrap of…

DIY Pergola on Existing Deck
September 14, 2017

DIY Pergola on Existing Deck

I ve been having trouble coming to a conclusion on whether I can reasonably build/mount a pergola to my existing 8 x12 deck. The main issue is I can t attach it to my house because of the roof overhang and clearance. Its also unreasonable to dig to add external posts outside the deck area. e.g. build a posted pergola bigger and around my deck. The below pics…

Cast Iron Pergola
August 29, 2017

Cast Iron Pergola

Truck accidentally destroys Seattle s historic Pioneer Square pergola on January 15, 2001. On January 15, 2001, the historic iron and glass pergola at Pioneer Square in downtown Seattle collapses when a truck strikes it around 5:45 a.m. The pergola and the nearby Tlingit totem pole (which is not damaged) are national historic landmarks. Located at 1st Avenue…

Metal and Wood Pergola
July 12, 2017

Metal and Wood Pergola

In general, arches and pergolas should look at home in their surroundings. Just as the size and scale of your construction should be in proportion to that of the house and garden, so their given style should be in keeping, too. The style of a structure owes much to the material from which it is made, although very different effects can be achieved using the same…

Waterproof Pergola Covers
July 3, 2017

Waterproof Pergola Covers

The Gennius, is a new innovation in the old world of awnings and canopies. Designed to improve and expand your outdoor dining space. Complete with rain management features, this retractable fabric shade structure combines the beauty of a pergola with the flexibility of a retractable awning; yet is durable enough to withstand inclement weather. Extend your Outdoor…

Difference Between Pergola and Pagoda
June 25, 2017

Difference Between Pergola and Pagoda

Outdoor structures can provide shade, protection from the elements, and a place for outdoor entertainment. The question is, which one is the right for you? Well, today we are going to clear up the confusion surrounding these commonly mistaken architectural structures to make sure that you know the difference between a pergola and a gazebo ( and pavilions)! Although…

ANA White Pergola
June 9, 2017

ANA White Pergola

I have wanted a pergola for years and since we moved into our new construction in Dec. 12, I decided to finally go for it and add it to our new backyard plans. When I stumbled onto the plan on ana-white.com, I couldn t be more thrilled to see how simple of a project it was. I do not mean that it was an easy build by any means. I wanted a beefier look to it…

Pergola Swing Set Plans
August 17, 2016

Pergola Swing Set Plans

You have a tree? And access to scrap wood and long rope? That’s all you need for this insanely easy DIY from A Beautiful Mess. It uses the same design concept as the very earliest swings—just a seat strung up from a tree limb. If you don’t have a yard or a sturdy tree, you can just as easily use the same tutorial to make a swing to enjoy indoors. 2. FLY HIGH…

Purpose of a Pergola
December 27, 2016

Purpose of a Pergola

Pergolas and arches have long been used successfully in garden design to provide strong vertical elements. Their purpose has usually been twofold: to frame views and openings, and to provide welcome shade over areas set aside for entertaining and relaxation. Covered by climbing plants, pergolas can form cool retreats in shaded walkways and arbors. Since before…

Pergola off House
April 28, 2016

Pergola off House

This pergola was placed in a spot that takes advantage of a view of the pool as well as the scenery beyond. When NOT to build a pergola Crowded spaces If you have an exceptionally small space, such as a narrow breezeway between home and garage, a pergola might make your landscape feel dark or confined. Difficult window placement Sometimes the window placement…

White Pergola Pictures
January 5, 2017

White Pergola Pictures

5, New York City francophiles, decked head-to-toe in all white, descended upon the Wagner Park waterfront in Battery Park City last night for the city s sixth installment of Diner en Blanc. Last night s warm and breezy weather was a pleasant change from the heat and humidity of last year s fete. The high profile event, which spans six continents, 25 countries…

Pergola English
October 10, 2016

Pergola English

English Inn, located in the peaceful countryside of Eaton Rapids near Lansing, Michigan, offer two picturesque outdoor wedding ceremony locations. Also View: Pergola on the Grand: Situated along the lovely wooded banks of the Grand River, our beautiful Pergola offers the ultimate venue for a perfect outdoor ceremony. Surrounded by a breathtaking garden and twinkling…

Plans for Pergola Attached to House
November 6, 2016

Plans for Pergola Attached to House

Instead of building a free-standing, 4-poster Pergola, I attached one side directly to the house. There are various Pergola design types and shapes. Simply Google for pergola images and decide which design you like best, or combine design ideas together (as I did). Couple things to consider: A: Is your Pergola more for decorative purposes or actual shade? My…

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