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Five Tips for a Party-Ready Pergola

Top five party-ready pergola tips to get your patio and pergola ready for a New Year’s celebration are centered around making one of your favorite spaces your go-to spot before the ball drops at midnight. Courtesy of our fabulous customers, we’ve gathered a couple photos taken in warm and cold climates, so even if your temps might be inching toward (or below) freezing you can still enjoy time under your pergola!   1. Build a fire in your fire pit for some added [...]

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Pergolas Submitted for Customer of the Month Contest

Pergola Depot customers submitted photos of their pergolas to be considered for our December Customer of the Month. Four pergolas up for voting in the December contest represent a Florida pergola, a Michigan pergola, a Pennsylvania pergola, and a Nebraska pergola. Vote December 1-4 and come back to see the results on December 5. Here’s how to enter a future contest:Take a couple photos of your Pergola Depot pergola. Send your pergola pictures to us via email or Facebook. Your photos will be included in [...]

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2 Days Left to Submit Your Pergola Picture for Customer of Month Contest

Followers love to see the unique features our customers have added around their Pergola Depot pergola design, including landscaping, lighting, and furniture. You can share your photos and enter our next Pergola Depot Customer of the Month contest where followers view the photos on our blog and vote! Send in your photos by November 30 and we’ll add your pergola to the list of finalists that will be shown on our December 1 blog post. Voting will open December 1 and the Pergola Depot December [...]

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November Customer of the Month

The November Customer of the Month votes are in and our Pergola Depot blog followers chose a Big Kahuna cedar attached pergola in Maine! Congratulations to our Maine pergola customer and thank you to all of our customers for sharing your photos. If yours wasn’t chosen, you can still submit new photos of your pergola project any time to be considered for a future customer of the month! We welcome photos of your Pergola Depot pergola projects from coast to coast.

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Outdoor Dining Tips

Hosting Thanksgiving this year and in search of some outdoor dining tips? If you live where it’s warm enough to entertain on your patio (or you’re braving the cooler temps), a couple quick tips to consider:Keep it simple and make a buffet table inside to keep the food warm; Use small side tables for appetizers and desserts; Prep sides and bake desserts a day early; Assign the jobs of greeter and turkey carver to a family member to lessen the pressure in [...]

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Vote for November Customer of the Month

Voting has ended for our November Customer of the Month! Our finalists for November Customer of the Month showcase both The Big Kahuna freestanding pergola and The Big Kahuna attached pergola. Cast your vote today and the winner will be announced on Monday, November 7. Our finalists represent California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Texas. Thank you to our valued customers for submitting photos by email and Facebook. Keep sending your fabulous photos – we welcome them any time!        

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October Customer of the Month

The votes are in and our Pergola Depot followers chose Pergola 2 on our blog as the October Customer of the Month! Congratulations to our South Dakota pergola customer and thank you to all of our customers for sharing your photos. If yours wasn’t chosen, you can still submit new photos of your pergola project any time to be considered for a future customer of the month! Our readers love to see pergola projects from all locations and at various points during your pergola project.  

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October Customer of the Month Finalists

The finalists for our October Pergola Depot Customer of the Month represent valued pergola customers reaching from Idaho to New York. Vote today then check back on October 17 when we’ll announce our October winner! Thank you to our customers for sharing their pergola photos. Shown here are pergolas in Idaho, South Dakota, and New York. Keep sending your photos to be considered for future months. We welcome pergola photos from any point during your outdoor retreat project!

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10 Tips for a Party on the Patio

Turn your space into a warm and modern looking outdoor area that welcomes your visitors to enjoy the autumn weather. This article on HGTV.com gives a few good fall party tips to consider when you’re planning your outdoor gathering. Sometimes, all that your existing space needs is a little color by adding comfortable throw pillows to your deck or patio seating.

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Virginia Backyard Retreat

If you live in Virginia and would like to build a pine or cedar pergola to complete your backyard retreat, look no further than Pergola Depot. We have many different styles, and over 90 different sizes to choose from. We sell pergola kits in all 95 counties and cities in The Old Dominion State such as Alexandria, Centreville, Charlottesville, Farmville, Richmond, Rocky Mount, and Waynesboro. A happy customer from Augusta County sent us a note and photos of their pergola: “Here are some photos of how our patio [...]

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