Pergola means framework which supports climbing plants. A wooden pergola is a wooden structure built in the gardens to give support to the climbing plants. It also helps in the formation of a walkway that has shade. It can also serve as a link which is in between the pavilions. The materials for building a modern wooden pergola include; wood, aluminum, fiber made of glass and cellular PVC.
There are different types of pergolas. These include; single pergolas, double pergolas and corner pergolas. The single pergolas are used as screen dividers to separate parts of the room for privacy purposes. The double garden pergolas can be used to create sunbathing sites during the summer period. Double wooden pergolas come in different widths like 1.8m, 2.1m, 2.4m and 2.7m. The corner pergola is so attracting due to its design. It can be of great interest to any gardener who sees it since it can be so compelling to the garden. The corner pergola’s dimensions are 4.2m by 2.2m by 2.3m. Some of the advantages of the wooden pergola include:
The wooden pergola will require an annual maintenance process depending on the wood used to build it. Treating he woods used to make the pergola will keep off the termites and also protect the pergola from being damaged by weather especially during the rainy seasons. The wooden pergola might need repainting to keep its original color and design and also to maintain its original appearance. The pergola may even fall down due to poor maintenance. This will be quiet expensive since a new wooden pergola will have to be put in place. However, if the wooden pergola is properly taken care of and annually maintained, then you can enjoy the benefits of the pergola as long as desired.