We always get questions about pergolas. In this article, we’re going to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about pergola. Read on and find out the answers to the 5 FAQs about pergolas below.
Where should I put my pergola?
Pergolas are an adaptable patio structure. It can replace a solid patio cover, become part of the entryway to your backyard or garden or a section divider for the different spots in your outdoor area.
What is better: a pergola kit or a custom pergola?
Pergola kits offer convenience available in different sizes, price ranges and materials such as vinyl, aluminum and wood. However, it offers almost no room for customization and is set up as-is.
If you have preferences in the way the pergola is built, then having it done by a local and experienced contractor will eventually be better.
What is the cost of installing a pergola?
Depending on the materials used, features, accessories, size, and design, a pergola installation in The Woodlands can cost anywhere from $1,500 up to $8,000. Meanwhile, the average cost in Houston is around $3,847.
Labor costs will vary but it’s worth paying for an experienced contractor.
What other features can be added to a pergola?
To make a pergola more functional, you can add proper lighting which makes it accessible even at night. You can also make it an extension of your garden by allowing vines decorate the columns and beams naturally. Combat humidity with a ceiling fan attached to the beam.
If you need a pergola to act not only as a patio cover but also as a shield from rain, you can consider a transparent solid roof cover which still lets the sunlight in but effectively covers you from the rain.
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