Pergolas in Houston have become a popular addition to homes in the area. Some homeowners also have installed patio covers in Houston as well, but the predominant theme is for pergolas to dot the neighborhood landscapes.
There are two ways to build a pergola satisfactorily. It can be undertaken as DIY project, or the homeowner can wisely instead retain a licensed and bonded contractor to build a pergola only, or with a grilling area included. A really skilled Do It Yourselfer can build a garden pergola in a weekend, if there is already a patio foundation installed. If not, and if the pergola is to be in the home’s backyard, a foundation has to be poured before installation, or else supporting posts need to be set a foot into the ground.
The basic pergolas are supported by four posts and have a roof of thick lattice work made of pine or cedar that has been pressure treated. Pine is less expensive than cedar and can save the home owner several hundreds of dollars, but improperly weatherproofed or sealed pine will always look worn and grey after a while. Cedar boards advantages-of-using-cedar-lumber are cut from centers of mature trees and are pest, water and weather resistant without addition of chemicals. The boards have a rich pleasant aroma, and the color of the cedar blends in with most home designs.
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Pergolas make great outdoor living spaces, and there are many home improvement stores selling the popular pergolas in Houston. Smaller structures are great for gardens. Larger structures are good for grilling and entertaining. After you know the size you need, contact local stores and pergola contractors, including us at Wood Crafters, and ask about the sizes and styles. Wood Crafters designs and builds custom pergolas in Houston of highest quality for large and small homes. They can build open pergolas with space for a table and chairs, and/or they can build those that are designed to act as blooming trellises.
Wood Crafters specializes in building in Houston’s outdoor spaces, including pergolas in Houston, each hand crafted and custom built to the home owner’s individual specifications. Potential clients will receive fast and friendly service when they schedule an at-home estimate. The contractor arrives on time and does a walk through to efficiently evaluate the project and discuss the project. At that time the contractor will draw up plans and give the owner an estimate for approval. Once approved, Wood Crafters can schedule your home’s pergola construction.
Contact Wood Crafters today for a consultation about different styles and plans available with your home in mind. Ph: 713-433-6026.