If you are thinking about extending your home’s interior beyond the obvious four walls, a pergola is a great way to add style and panache. The pergola has been around for quite a few centuries now. So terming the renaissance of this classic as a comeback might be going a tad bit too far.
At its core, the pergola is simply a row of vertical pillars that usually supports additional cross-beams on the top. Creating a bridge between a completely closed exterior and an open patio or deck space, the pergola is a wonderful extension of your contemporary home.
Many will tell you that building your own pergola is pretty easy and can be done with basic carpentry skills. Since, some of us are not that gifted, we cannot actually vouch for that either way. But the most simple pergola designs are not all that hard to replicate and with many DIY projects and custom-designed pergola kits around, you are never short of options.
Browse through some of these fabulous pergola models and you might be well tempted to add one to your backyard or terrace as well. Adding drama and a sense of sophistication, it might be the one missing link that turns your patio into a soothing and luxurious little personal getaway!