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Revolutionizing Outdoor Spaces: The
Allure of Modern Pergola Design

Revolutionizing Outdoor Spaces: The Allure of Modern Pergola Design

Pergolas offer shade without protecting you from the warm sunlight   and pleasant breezes.  They are exactly   what you need to define a separate space in your garden for you and your   guests to enjoy the brightest afternoons.    And why not use them as a climbing frame for your flowers and   plants?

Since this is a sizeable investment (both ways) we certainly don’t   want you to get stuck on a huge pergola that makes your garden look smaller   or that you have to replace after a few years.

Here are our expert tips for choosing a pergola that will last,   complement your garden beautifully, and delight your guests   instantly.

4.   What features should I look out for when choosing a pergola?

Once you have found the right size, material and type of   installation for your future pergola, you can start thinking about features   that would make your life easier:

  • While some materials are better than others in adverse weather   conditions, their effectiveness may also depend on how they were treated: if   you live in a rainy area, it is wise to look for them Weather   resistant Pergolas;

  • Some pergolas come with a retractable fabric   canopyThis is especially useful in warm climates   to enjoy the brightest days without exposure to direct sunlight.

    • However, you need to be prepared for a higher level   maintenancebecause the fabric forms pockets in   which water, dirt and grime can easily collect, often leading to mold;  

    • In very windy or snowy climates, they are not a practical   choice.

  • A stylish alternative to canopies, with pergolas   Louvers can give you more flexibility: whether   they need to be moved manually or with a handy remote control, they usually   can be inclined at different angles to enjoy   more or less shade and to protect yourself from the rain;

    • They are a popular choice for wall-mounted   pergolas especially to reinforce the covered terrace feeling,   but to leave more space for sunlight;

    • Louvred pergolas are more than that   expensive and their mechanism can lead to   breakages and more maintenance over the years.