What is a Pergola?

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Pergola in Latin, means a projecting eave, an extended roof or arbor. Variations of these structures have been used since prehistoric times.

Used to cover walkways or roads, or as extensions of buildings. Pergolas have become popular in gardens and backyards.

Pergolas can act both as gorgeous garden structures to amplify the beauty of a home, and extension of a home by covering an entryway or patio.

Pergola Elements

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This particular pergola was custom built on site with 2″x6″ Western Red Cedar. Cedar is an ideal material for outdoor use, as it is extremely resistant to rot and insect damage.

If desired, it can be painted or stained to suit your tastes. The columns are 10″ tapered fiberglass. Virtually maintenance free.

As an added touch, the columns caps are clad in copper.

Made in the Shade

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The location was key to the reason this pergola was commissioned. The patio below gets full sunlight for almost the entire day.

When the homeowners entertained, none of their guests would spend any time there because of the extreme heat. This has certainly now all changed…

Lattice Roof

This lattice roof functions as a trellis during the summertime, where climbers and flowering vines are trained to form a secluded haven and provide more shade.

Over the years, it will provide a thick and natural cover and enjoy the patio under a beautiful umbrella.

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