A pergola is an essential element to make the most of your garden or terrace. It has innumerable advantages both practical and aesthetic that will transform your garden completely. The pergola will serve you for so many things that it would be difficult to list them all.
From to create a more cozy and intimate living area even to protect you when you are busy in your outdoor kitchen. And you can install it attached to the house or independently in any corner of the garden. Let's see some examples that clarify the role you can play a pergola in your garden.
This simple model of wooden pergola perfectly delimits the living area in this garden.
On the other hand, installed next to the house covers both the kitchen and dining area so that enjoying the meals outdoors is much more pleasant.
This stately pergola with classic columns frames the rest area located in front of the outdoor fireplace.
Another example of simple and rustic pergola according to the surrounding construction. Also in this case covers the living area, a very common solution because an outdoor living area always needs some shade at least in summer.
Fitted between two wings of the house, this massive wooden pergola frames a large outdoor dining room.
A small but stylish pergola for intimate summer dinners under the stars.
Curious and huge pergola that covers a large outdoor kitchen with dining room consisting of two large picnic tables. A pergola for big parties.
Stone and wood form a perfect marriage as we see in this example. Fireplace, kitchen and a little shade to enjoy them.
Elegate pergola in white wood that fits with the type of construction of the house.
In this case the pergola serves to enjoy the pool on the warmest days of the year. Account for it even with an outdoor bed hanging from the beams of the pergola.
The budget that we will need to install our pergola can be very varied. Since as we see there is a lot of offer and we can find from very simple models in natural wood for very little until very elaborate models that need a big investment.
The styles are also very varied and can be accommodated in very different spaces. And of course we will always try to choose a model according to the decorative and constructive style of our house.
Usually the wood used for the pergolas is already treated to support the inclemency of the weather. But logically said treatment is not eternal and will require a slight annual maintenance.
It is also essential to ensure the safety of your installation, especially if we do it. We will take care to follow in that case the instructions of the constructor and fix the floor and the different elements to each other.
The same must be taken into account when installing accessories fixed to the structure of the pergola.
When we want to create a living area in the garden we have to find the best place for it. Surely it does not cost us much to find it, the coolest in summer and as sheltered as possible in winter.
Some pergolas practically end up being converted into a porch, as we see in this case. It is another example of its great versatility.
The main function of a pergola is to make our lives easier and more enjoyable. And I am convinced that any model, simple or sophisticated, will give us great satisfaction.
Being able to enjoy shade during the day and cool at night is something that is priceless. Everything else is accessory.
We can even find pergolas like this one that has windows and panels on one side to increase privacy or protect from the prevailing wind in the place.