If you intend to build a pergola in your yard, wood pergolas would be a good pick. This is because it serves plenty of reasons, apart from being cheaper as compared to vinyl or aluminum. Wood, especially western red cedar, provides a natural durability, is environment-friendly and has a natural resistance to decay. It also […]

A wood pergola┬áis one of the most satisfactory do-it-yourself projects, and all you need is good planning on location and design. First, the place has to be chosen, then accurate measurements of height, width and size need to be made. The posts must be cut and made to stand upright, with the help of nails […]

A pergola is an added extra structure that is built on a deck, in a garden or in the backyard of a home. It can be built of any size to suit the needs of the homeowner. The materials also differ, ranging from wood, metal to resin. Pergolas also serve as a focal point of […]

Patios are beautiful whether they are left open or are covered to give more protection. Retractable patio covers are either hand rolled or mechanized. The first type is made up of heavy duty canvas and a standard cover is used to cover one side of the patio while this other is attached to the house. […]

On patios and under pergolas are places where chairs and tables are placed for a place to sit, eat, talk and relax. Normally they are not covered, but it is a good idea to cover the patio. There are patio kits with cover that enhances the value of the house and increases the functionality of […]

Installation of vinyl patio covers is comparatively easier, as against wood or metal. Covers can be either one piece of sheet or if it’s more, it can be installed by overlapping the pieces in 3/4 inches to 1 inch, by welding them together. As against common belief, there will not be any leakage of water […]

The price of the patio kit, obviously, depends upon the material with which the patio is made. Vinyl patio kits are long lasting , but also can cost more than wood or metal. Patio kits made of wood are best to make walkways and to enhance the overall value of the home. The kits are […]

Patio kits are sold both offline and online with a comprehensive package of the required materials, equipment like nails, screw, hammer, jigsaw, measuring tape and so on, along with a detailed manual. When they are ordered online, they are shipped to your doorstep. On the other hand, if they are purchased from offline dealers, the […]

Pergolas serve the dual purpose of offering beauty as well as shade. The idea of constructing pergolas is as old as the eighteenth century when the Egyptians built them in their gardens. It is the most convenient way of relaxing after a day of hectic schedules, as well as a nice place to unwind in […]

Pergolas are of two types, free standing and attached to the house. The first type is relatively costlier than than the second, which needs only to be built on three sides with the fourth side being the support of the wall on the house. The location of the pergola depends upon the purpose for which […]