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Amish pergolas in New Jersey

Uses For an Amish Pergola in New Jersey

Article was published on: 05/5/21

With summer just around the corner, many people are looking for ways to spice up their outdoor living spaces. Some will opt for a new, colorful swing set for their children while others will take on the daunting task of purchasing a chicken coop so they can have fresh eggs all summer long. If you want to add something a bit more sleek than a playset and with much less commitment than a chicken shed, consider adding an Amish pergola in New Jersey.

If you don’t know what a pergola is, we guarantee you’ve seen one either at a fancy resort or alongside your neighbor’s pool. Put simply, a pergola is an outdoor structure that is similar to an outdoor gazebo. The main difference is that gazebos offer full protection from the sun whereas pergolas allow the sun to shine through the roof’s set of cross-beams.

Many people use Amish pergolas in New Jersey as a way to provide a little extra shade or as a sitting area to enjoy a cool drink. Pergolas are also perfect for entertaining guests while keeping them out of the hot sun. If you’re considering adding a pergola to your backyard, here are our top two uses for pergolas:

1. Sitting Space

If you like to entertain people at your house but are tired are having to keep everyone inside because it’s too sunny outside to take your guests into your backyard, a pergola is the perfect option for your home.

With their cross-hatched roofing, pergolas offer just the right amount of shade to entertain guests without making them melt in the hot sun. Simply add a table and a handful of chairs under your new pergola and you have the perfect backyard sitting space. If you’re worried about the rain, you can also buy a cover for the pergola.

2. Light Patio Cover

If you’re looking for something less intimidating than a patio cover, a pergola is the perfect fit. We get it, patio covers can be daunting because they offer complete cover from the sun. This can seem great at first, but if the weather is a bit on the chilly side, you’ll want to be sitting in the sun.

A pergola is also much less bulky, meaning it won’t look out of place next to your house. If you’re worried about cost, a wood pergola is typically much cheaper than a patio cover, gazebo kit, or pool house.

When it comes to the exact type of pergola to add to your backyard, we recommend our Amish pergolas in New Jersey. Amish pergolas are high quality because they are crafted by hand.

If you’re looking for more tips and pergola inspiration, Pleasant Run Structures is here to help! We’re a pergola, pavilion, and built shed supplier in New Jersey that makes spicing up your backyard this summer a breeze. Visit Pleasant Run Structures online to see the varying shapes and styles of our Amish pergolas in New Jersey today.

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