Pergola Kits Make the Job Easier

When you wish to build a pergola in your backyard space, it is important to know what style you are trying to achieve.  There are several different pergola kits that can make the construction aspect much more simple, quick and efficient.  You will be limited to certain types of pergola designs, but you should be able to find something that suits your tastes.

The pergola makes for a great patio structure because they can be utilized in a variety of ways to create outdoor rooms, cozy and shaded havens and even provide your flowering plants and vines the structure they need to grow.  In fact, you can take advantage of all of these elements to create a truly inviting backyard patio space.

Wooden Pergola Kits

Western Red Cedar Pergola – 12′ x 20′

Overview: Transform your patio into something extraordinary. Our largest pergola, 12′ x 20′, will add beauty and elegance to any atmosphere with the natural choice of cedar. Pre-cut, notched and pre-drilled, this kit is easy to assemble.Specifications: Western Red Cedar construction Pre-cut kit; no…

Some of the more attractive pergolas are often made of wood.  It has a natural beauty, charm and warmth about it.  Both red cedar and redwood are popular wood choices.  It is also possible to find sustainably harvested cedar pergola kits.  The one downside is that while both of these woods age gracefully to a nice silvery patina, they do require maintenance.  In order to keep them looking great and avoid issues with splitting or cracking, the use of a good water-based, weather resistant sealer is recommended.  Depending on your climate, you may need to retreat each year. Another option is to use alternative building materials, vinyl and aluminum patio covers are also available.

Vinyl Pergola Kits

Cape Cod Pergola Kit

An elegant fiberglass pergola that provides a beautiful place to relax in your own backyard. Crafted in classic Cape Cod style, it comes ready to assemble with included stainless steel hardware and a ground mounting system. Because it’s constructed of 100 maintenance free fiberglass, you can paint it…

Liberty Pergola

A prominent architectural feature of the Liberty Pergola is that it offers a semi-shaded haven to enhance outdoor living. Classic in design, this pergola has detailed cross beams. Use over hot tubs, sitting areas, or picnic tables. Not only will it provide shade, but constant, reliable beauty…

As just mentioned, there are alternatives to using wood as your building material.  There is something timeless and classic with wood, but more options continue to come to market.  Consider the vinyl pergola kit.  This material is often a wood or metal that is coated with vinyl plastic.  What is great about this material is that it can be stamped or embossed to create the look of real wood grain.  With modern technology, the grain pattern looks like a painted wood.  They come in various standard colors, white being one of the more popular. These are quickly becoming very popular types of patio covers because they are relatively simple and quick to assemble and they are nearly maintenance-free.  You can check out more pergola plans and ideas at Average Joes.

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