If you’re like most homeowners, you want your home's curb appeal to be at its best. When someone sees your home for the first time, the very first thing they see will be your home's exterior. A great way to improve that exterior is by lighting up your yard with a pergola! Pergolas can add unique character and style to your home, and they can also provide shade and privacy from the hot Floridian sun. If you’re thinking about installing a pergola, check out the blog below!
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How a Pergola Can Light Up Your Outdoor Living Space
As Florida neighborhoods continue to upgrade and grow, you should do everything you can to elevate your home to the next level. When leveling up your yard, adding unique structures like a fire pit or a pergola are sure to make your home the center of attention for the summer season. Pergolas are typically made of wood or metal, and they have an open lattice roof to let natural light through. The perfect pergola can be used to support climbing plants and can make a great place to hang lanterns or string lights for cozy summer evenings.
You can also use them to create a new and improved look by adding one that is either freestanding or attached to your house. Pergolas come in a variety of sizes and styles, so you can find one that fits your home's own style and your unique space. Adding a pergola to your yard is a great way to create an inviting outdoor space to host parties, neighbors, or whatever the occasion calls for! Whether you use it to host barbecues or simply enjoy the outdoors, a pergola is a great way to light up your home's yard.
Easy Care and Maintenance to Keep Your Pergola in its Prime
Having a pergola built can be a great addition to any home's curb appeal while providing shade and architecturally interesting features to your luscious garden. However, they can also require a fair amount of upkeep to keep them in their top form. Here are some easy tips for keeping your pergola in top condition:
- First, once you have your pergola installed, check its structural integrity on a regular basis. Make sure that all the bolts are tight and that there is no sign of rot or damage.
- Secondly, stay on top of the staining or painting. This will make a big difference when preventing weather damage and keep your pergola looking its best.
- Finally, regularly trim any vines or creepers that are growing on your pergola. This will help to keep the structure looking neat and tidy. With a little bit of care and attention, your pergola addition can provide a beautiful, covered outdoor space in your garden, and stay looking its best for years to come.
How to Take Your Pergola to the Next Level
Have you ever looked at your pergola and thought, "This just isn't doing it for me anymore?" If so, then it might be time to consider taking your pergola to the next level. There are a few easy ways to do this, and the best part is that you can usually do it yourself without having to hire a professional. First, take a look at the material of your pergola. If it's made of wood, then you might want to consider staining or painting it. This can really help to change the look of your pergola and make it more eye-catching.
Another option is to add some decorative elements like hanging plants, fairy lights, or beautiful flowers to give it a new and improved look. This can really help to create a more inviting rest or sitting space that you'll love to spend time with friends in, alongside the company of the great outdoors! So if you're looking for ways to spruce up your pergola, then try out one (or all!) of these ideas and see how they transform your space.
A pergola is a great way to improve your home’s appearance and add some extra functionality, too. With a little bit of effort, you can take your home's appearance to the next level and create an outdoor space that you and your family will love. Ready to get started? Give us a call today for a free consultation!
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Orange County, Seminole County, Lake County, Osceola County, Volusia County, and Broward County. Our team commonly operates in Metro West, Doctor Phillips, Windermere, Kissimmee, Winter Garden, Gotha, Oviedo, Oakland, Apopka, College Park, Winter Park, Sorrento, Longwood, Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, Heathrow, & Sanford.