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Outdoor Shade

Enhance your backyard with outdoor shade!

 

Pergolas and gazebos are popular patio covers because they are very affordable and allow you to create shady relaxing areas for your family.  

 

Pros of Pergolas

  • Create a great atmosphere for outdoor entertaining
  • Cost-effective way to improve your property's charm
  • Great structure for adding lights, fans, and decorations
  • Adds shade and privacy to your outdoor area
  • Cons of Pergolas

  • Pergolas require yearly basic maintenance
  • Won't protect from rain unless you add pergola roof
  • If you sell your home, some buyers may not like pergolas
  • May need to watch for termites attracted to the wood

  • Pros of Gazebos

  • Provide great shady outdoor space for entertaining
  • Cost-effective way to improve your property's charm
  • Great structure for adding lights, fans, and decorations
  • Gazebos keep your BBQ grill and patio furniture sheltered from the rain 
  • Cons of Gazebos

  • Steel gazebos can become hot to touch
  • Wood gazebos may require regular maintenance
  • Large gazebos need to be anchored down for wind gusts 
  • Large gazebos may required installation assistance
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    The gazebos and pergolas in our outdoor shade collection below make it easy for you or your contractor to create a relaxing shady area in your outdoor entertaining space. 

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