Top 4 Reasons for Owning an Arbor or Pergola
Are you looking for a way to enhance the quality of your outdoor living experience? Do you want to make a change to your deck or patio to give it more visual appeal? Do you need a place where you can store those extra potted plants you have? Well, there is one easy solution to achieve all three – have Red Valley Landscape design and build you an arbor or pergola!
Arbors and pergolas are simple structures that can transform your backyard and turn it into an outdoor living space that you love. To some people, pergolas may look like incomplete structures. They are typically built with roof beams and vertical beams and lack a solid roof or walls, but they come with benefits that will change the way you enjoy your outdoor living space. Here are some of the reasons why you should consider adding an arbor or pergola to your outdoor living space.
Extend Your Outdoor Living Space
If you have already installed a deck or patio, you likely added it to extend your living space beyond the walls of your home. You love your outdoor living area – but maybe you’ve found that it’s not quite so great on a hot summer afternoon when the sun is beating down. Perhaps you just wish you had some protection from inclement weather? Then an arbor may be perfect for you. An arbor extends your outdoor living area and increases the amount of time you can spend outside. Designed and oriented correctly on your lot, an arbor can cast just enough shade to make even a hot afternoon enjoyable.
Arbors and Pergolas Can Combine with Other Structures
One of the best things about arbors and pergolas is that they can be used as a lead-in to other structures like decks, patios, or trellises. You could also use your arbor or pergola as a lead to a solitary gazebo from your back door, creating an eye-catching outdoor living area. No matter what you choose, remember that these versatile structures do not have to be on their own. In fact, they often work best when combined with other backyard designs.
Create a Place to Entertain Outside
Everyone loves outdoor parties, and a pergola or arbor can give you an outdoor entertainment area that is attractive and versatile. Whether it is an outdoor kitchen area or a lounge, there are many superlative design ideas that you can use to create additional outdoor living space where loved ones can gather to sip coffee or share a bottle of wine!
Arbor and Pergolas Offer Many Different Decor Options
Arbors and pergolas provide support for everything from chandeliers and ceiling fans (check with your landscape designer first, please!) to small speakers, strings of lights, even fabric. You’re only limited by your imagination.
Pergolas can also add additional garden space in your outdoor living area. You can hang plants from the beams and create a gorgeous garden in the air. A pergola is also perfect for plants like clematis, honeysuckle, ivy, wisteria, and grape vines as they grow from the ground up and can create a beautiful natural ceiling as they intertwine themselves in the boards.
Arbors and pergolas are beautifully easy outdoor structures that can add a lot of appeal to your Edmond backyard. You can transform your outdoor area and create a living space where you can entertain friends and family or relax and unwind after a long day. No matter how you plan to use it, you can be sure that you will love owning a Red Valley designed pergola!
Red Valley Landscape and Construction is Oklahoma City’s (OKC) premier outdoor living design and construction firm. We specialize in custom outdoor kitchens, swimming pools, and landscape designs, including master plans while providing 2D and 3D renderings so you can see your project come to life before the construction phase begins.
Our team services all of Greater Oklahoma City (OKC), Yukon, Piedmont, Mustang, Deer Creek, Edmond, Guthrie, Norman, Moore, Del City, Midwest City and other nearby areas. Schedule a pressure-free appointment with one of our design experts and let us help you get started with outdoor living design today. Call us at (405) 509-2300 to experience outdoor living at its finest!
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