5 Benefits of Adding a Pergola or Pavilion to Your Backyard

14' x 16' 8000 series pergola with white stain


A pergola or pavilion can be a great addition to your backyard space.  There are a variety of reasons to add this to your property.  Whether you want to enhance your outdoor living space, protect yourself from the elements, increase your property value, enjoy more privacy, or just to add an aesthetic touch to your back yard, a pergola or pavilion can give these to you.

Enhances Outdoor Living Space

A pergola or pavilion can be a great way to enhance your outdoor living space.  By providing a comfortable and welcoming environment for you and your guests to relax and enjoy the outdoors.  Whether you want to use your pergola or pavilion for entertaining, dining, or lounging,  or just enjoying a relaxing evening outdoors.  You can also add a hammock or two and take a nap in the great outdoors.

Protection from the Elements

A pergola or pavilion can also provide protection from the elements.  With a solid roofed pavilion, you don’t need to worry about the rain stopping the party.  A pergola can provide mostly shade, a pavilion will give you total protection from the sun and rain.  You don’t have to stop your barbeque just because it is raining.  You will likely get higher quality furniture if you know that it will be protected from the elements.  You will also use the higher quality furniture more because it will most likely be more comfortable.  If you choose a pavilion the roof will typically be either asphalt shingles or a metal roof.  Both of these roofing options will help to protect your wood structure from the elements.

Increases Property Value

Adding a pergola or pavilion to your backyard can increase your property value.  A well-built, heavy-duty structure can add aesthetic appeal to your home.  And more attractive to potential buyers if you decide to sell your house.  If you purchase a cheap pergola or pavilion from a big box store you will not see any value increase in your home.  But a professionally installed heavy-duty structure will likely have concrete footings to make this a permanent and long-lasting addition to your backyard.

Provides Privacy

If you need some more privacy in your backyard from prying neighbors, a pergola or pavilion can be a great way to achieve that.  You can add curtains or drop-down screens and create a private space for you and your family to enjoy.  There are many possibilities and choices.

Aesthetic Touch

A pergola or pavilion can be a great way to add an aesthetic touch to your backyard.  You can design your landscape plan around your structure to create an inviting environment.  There are many colors of stain that you can choose to match the look and feel that you want.  There are also design elements like knee brace styles and beam end profiles that you can choose to customize the overall look and feel of your shade structure.

In conclusion, a well-built pergola or pavilion can provide many benefits to your outdoor living area.  From increasing the size of your outdoor living space to adding a unique designer look to your backyard.  These structures can enhance the use of your backyard and create a relaxing place for your family to enjoy.  If you are considering adding a pergola or pavilion to your backyard, consider the benefits that have been outlined above and contact an outdoor designer that specializes in pergolas and pavilions.

My name is Steve and I am passionate about designing beautiful and functional pergolas and pavilions.

Whether you need help coming up with an idea or already have something in mind, my goal is to help you explore the possibilities and find the perfect addition to your outdoor living space.  With my design consultations, you will have access to my decades of design experience and a personalized plan that fits your vision and budget.

If you are interested in taking the next step, I am a sales agent for one of the largest timber pavilion manufacturers in the country.  I can arrange to have your timber pergola or pavilion shipped directly to your location in the continental USA.  From start to finish, I am here to help you make your dream a reality.

Thank you for visiting my site and I am looking forward to working with you!

Steve Fleischer

Designer for one of the country's largest pergola and pavilion manufacturers. Steve has decades of design experience. Let Steve design an unforgettable structure for your backyard.

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