5 Reasons to Build a Pergola

Have you considered building a pergola in your backyard? Building an outdoor structure in your yard is a big decision with plenty of considerations such as cost, location, size and material. In this blog, we want to outline five benefits of building a pergola.

  • Enhances the living space of your home and offers a visually appealing element to your landscape. Pergolas are made from a variety of materials to suit any budget. You are sure to find one that fits you and your home. Plus you may even find a new place to enjoy your morning coffee or a good book.
  • Provides a great place to entertain and spend time with family and friends, and it encourages outdoor activities. How many times have you thrown a party only to have everyone stuck in the kitchen on a nice day? Never again. With a Pergola you add square footage to your home and encourage time outside.
  • Allows for a greater variety of plant species. Vines and other climbing plants have a place to grow, and shade-loving plants can thrive in the shade. A pergola is also a great place pots of herbs and flowers for a growing garden.
  • Provides additional shade from harmful UV rays. Hot summer days and the beating sun will no longer prevent you from enjoying a nice day outside. A Pergola allows you to get the best of both worlds, shade and sunshine.
  • Adding an outdoor space to any home will add value to the property. Effectively increasing the square footage of your home will give you an edge over your competitors. Need we say more!

Looking to build a pergola in your backyard? Do you still need to get those summer household repairs done? Well, contact your local Mr. Handyman by calling us or request service in your area.