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A pergola is a versatile structure to have for your outdoor space. Not only can it be either free-standing or attached to your property, but it can also come in different styles, providing both a functional and stylish structure to have. With the different styles available for this structure though, it may be hard to select what would fit your outdoor space and how it can be applied. What’s more, there are material types to consider as well. If you are unsure on whether a pergola is for you, you can consider its different options and benefits first.
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Design Choices and Benefits for Pergolas
In terms of design, a pergola generally varies depending on whether you want it attached or free-standing. Some free standing options that you can select include open top, pitched, and sail. For something has more features to enjoy, the following are the popular options to select from:
A gable roof has rafters that are cut at angles and meet in the middle of the construction at a ridge which allows airflow. You can have this design reflect your property’s roof and amend the end sorts on a gable pergola to provide its hip and bay end to further customize its layout. When it comes to materials, a gable roof can be lined with lumber or stuff that emulate ceilings. What’s more, ornamental add-ons such as fake gables can be added to allow for more space below the roofing
Considered as one of the more versatile types of pergolas, a level pergola gives you the option to have it lined with a timber ceiling and feature inbuilt lighting and fans, or even have distinct degrees or pitches. While a level pergola can be versatile though, it is urged to possess a 5-degree pitch at a minimum to allow a water run.
This design is considered as one of the more modern styles to choose from and empowers hot air rise additionally creating a cooler outside living space with its height. It features a curved roof design which allows a high airflow. Depending on how you would like to have this pergola set, a dome pergola can either be free standing or attached.
Selecting a pergola does not only involve what style you’d like but also materials you may like, specifically roofing material. There are two main options for pergola roofing and they are acrylic and polycarbonate. While acrylic can provide a variety in colors, polycarbonate provides more when it comes to durability.
A pergola can have different features to enjoy with its range of styles but it can vary in terms of price for different services. The main benefits that you will find with pergolas is that they provide both a protection against different weather conditions and a space to relax. Plus it can add value to your property. Once you decide to have a pergola installed, you will need a reliable service to meet your needs like Geelong Carports.
Why Choose Geelong Carports to Install Your Pergolas
When you choose to have Geelong Carports work on your pergolas, you can be assured of a reliable service with quality results. We will ensure that all your pergola needs are met within time and on budget from the design through to completion. Are you unsure what kind of pergola would work for you? A consultation with our specialists will help you determine what design and material can be best applied to your property. To learn more on our services, you can contact us via our hotline during our business hours.