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Pergola Project Reveal

This before and after pergola project shows an easy way to update your existing patio simply by replacing your pergola! Other customer project photos show a poolside pergola build and how they created a perfect spot to relax year-round. Pergola Project Reveal in Colorado These photos were shared with us from a Colorado pergola customer, and it shows a beautiful improvement to their patio. Shows a simple update you can make just by updating your deck and pergola! Other Pergola Projects We wanted [...]

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Patio Design Ideas for Fall Patio Season

If you want to create an outdoor space you can enjoy well after dark during those cool fall evenings, put your patio design ideas into action now! Turn your backyard into your favorite summer hangout or fall gathering spot just by implementing a few new ideas. Best Patio Design Ideas Easily make your patio an extension of your indoor space by adding a cover, lighting, and some simple finishing touches. Whether it’s for a football game get-together or an after hours [...]

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Help Us Help with Hurricane Response

Help Us Help Hurricane Victims Millions of people have been affected by the recent slew of hurricanes that have wreaked havoc over the past few weeks. There have been some major corporations stepping up and helping out Habitat For Humanity Hurricane Response Fund in a big way, and we would like to do our part as well. So, for every purchase made between 9/23/17 – 10/7/17 of over $1000, Pergola Depot will donate $100 to Habitat for Humanity’s Hurricane Recovery Fund. Hurricane [...]

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Best Outdoor Living Structures

Outdoor living structures range from small to elaborate. You can create a special area to relax under the stars by adding a wood pergola kit to your paver patio. These outdoor living structures can be found in all sizes and price ranges. Wood pergola structures can create a separate outdoor room. Extend the reach of your home by simply adding on to the space you already have. With our pergola kits, you can convert any unused space into your [...]

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Water Saving Yard Designs

It’s not always possible to create a balance of shade and sun in your yard (and keep your plants healthy) with water saving yard designs, especially if you live in a climate that’s hot many months out of the year. But don’t give up! If you’re looking for tips for yard designs that can help you save water and keep your home cooler during heat waves and dry spells, read on for a few handy resources. Creating shade with [...]

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Expand Your Outdoor Living Space

Working on expanding your outdoor living space? Consider a classic pergola design to add style and shade to an outdoor deck or patio. How to Extend your Outdoor Living Space You can easily extend your outdoor living space right out your back door to create a cool and comfortable sitting area. Create the custom look and feel you desire to enhance your outdoor experience, starting with a custom pergola. Relax in the comfortable setting that was designed specifically for your space. What [...]

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Fireplace and Stonework Enhance Custom Outdoor Patio

Custom outdoor patios come in a wide variety of designs. The design shown here is from a loyal Indiana pergola customer that installed a custom outdoor patio. They’ve enhanced their sitting area with beautiful stonework, a fireplace, and large stepping stones. Views from different angles display the use of landscaping to soften the edges of the patio. Installing an outdoor fireplace can spur all-season outdoor relaxation, depending on the weather in your location. In Indiana, even though the average [...]

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How-to guides for planting backyard entertaining area

Trying to decide when and what to plant to prep your backyard entertaining area? Looking for a guide or quick tips for your pre-summer spruce-up? We found a couple gardening guides and checklists from regions across the U.S. that might offer some guidance. Find out which plants work and when to plant them to enhance your backyard retreat like the patio shown here by one of our Vermont pergola kit customers. If your state isn’t represented in the resources here, feel [...]

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How to Keep Cool During Dog Days of Summer

With the dog days of summer in full swing in many parts of the country, finding a way to keep ourselves and our pets cool is top priority. Outdoor shade structures offer pets and people a spot where they can retreat to take a break and cool off. It’s a great place to relax and sip a cold drink as well as a spot for your pet’s water dish so they can stay hydrated while outdoors. Our pergolas offer [...]

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Summer Outdoor Gardening Checklist

Have a few things left on your outdoor gardening checklist to finish up? As you dust off the to-do list you started working on earlier this summer, or as you scan new ideas for summer patio and garden projects for your part of the country, try out one of these gardening suggestions that matches your climate and current weather patterns. Is your August hot & humid? Hot & dry? Wet & windy? Or cool & crisp? This list on [...]

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