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April 14, 2023

Benefits of Having a Pergola?


Often touted as must-have elements for elegance, a pergola is an outdoor structure made of columns that support cross beams and an open lattice or slatted roof.  Versatile in design and adaptability to many styles of landscaping, pergolas can be constructed from a variety of materials including wood, vinyl, and metal. They are an excellent addition to any backyard or outdoor living space as they add unique elements to any yard.

A pergola adds visual interest to your outdoor living space with aesthetic appeal. It can be designed to complement your home's architecture and landscaping, creating a cohesive and attractive look by echoing the building materials and colors of your home, or accenting the architecture with complementary styles.

The slatted roof allows for dappled sunlight to filter through, providing a comfortable and shaded area to relax or entertain. It can also be covered with a retractable canopy for pops of color, or in neutral tones to blend in while keeping the sun at bay.  Climbing plants can be planted along the columns for beautiful organic additional shade.

Like any investment into your home, you want to ensure you are adding value.  As pergolas are desirable features for potential buyers, adding a pergola can increase its property value and can make your home stand out from others in the market.  If you aren’t planning on selling your home anytime soon, it is an investment in yourself and your comfort as it gives you lasting enjoyment.

If your outdoor living space is overlooked by neighboring homes or streets, a pergola can provide privacy. You can use climbing plants, curtains, or blinds to create a private oasis without the need to block off your entire yard.

Entertain often? A pergola can create an outdoor room, perfect for entertaining guests or spending time with family. It can be furnished with outdoor furniture, lighting, and even a fireplace, extending the usable living space of your home, and making for endless outdoor entertainment.

As a hardscape element, pergolas are generally low-maintenance, requiring minimal upkeep. No matter the style chosen, a well-made, properly installed pergola made from durable materials can withstand the elements, making them a long-term investment for your outdoor living space.

The versatility of pergolas is endless.  From the shade to privacy to increased property value to an outdoor oasis for relaxation and entertaining, call Flores Artscape today for a free consultation for your own pergola.  With minimal maintenance required, as a long-term investment that will enhance the functionality and aesthetics of your home, you have nothing but a beautiful landscape to gain.

Call Flores Artscape at 323-666-3510 to get schedule your free consultation today.

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