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Pergola or Gazebo: Which is Better for You?

Pergola or Gazebo- Which is Better for You-

Pergolas and Gazebos have been around for years. They both provide an area that allows you to enjoy the outdoors, or entertain your friends and family, but they are different in significant ways. There’s the difference in shape, the amount of shade they provide, as well as the overall appearance. In order to decide which one will be best for you, let’s look at each of them.

Characteristics of a Pergola:

A Pergola is a structure with vertical posts or pillars that support cross beams. Pergolas are defined as a structure that has the posts secured into the ground and are free standing. They are a stationary structure. However, they can also be an extension of another building or structure. Pergolas are either square or rectangular. They have a flat and open roof. The horizontal top beams are usually covered with lattice, and the sides are open. While the lattice will provide shade for the occupants, it will not provide protection from the rain and weather. A pergola may or may not have a solid floor.
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Design Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

 

Design Ideas for Outdoor Rooms (1)

There are many options to choose from when it comes to adding an area to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors!

Why not try a room concept?  Even if you don’t have a large area, you have options for a special outdoor place.  From adding a gazebo or a pergola, to simply putting up a screen room, you can make a beautiful outdoor room.

Let’s take a look at a few ideas for outdoor rooms.

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